Sean M. Witucki

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Sean Witucki (b. 1977) is a sought-after oil painter who focuses primarily on the genre of still life.  He is a self taught artist who’s highly rendered work is reminiscent of the old masters.  The use of dramatic light on his subjects brings an intimacy to his compositions.  This light is also a result of  his Faith in God being a driving force in his creations. He prides himself on being from the United States and draws his inspiration from many regions of the country as well as its people and their history within it.  His voice, represented in the work, projects a sense of wonder and is often based around storytelling. Spending his formative years in a small town, roaming the Berkshire Mountain Range, Sean would often find the remnants of former colonial dwellings and Native American carvings on rock formations.  These discoveries peaked his interest of history from an early age.  This love of all things past has never left him and is evident in his paintings.

“I feel that the Lord put man on this earth to share in all his splendor and beauty. I am blessed, that by God’s Grace, He has chosen to give me the gift of seeing, understanding and appreciating that beauty through love and wonder. God’s light shines on all of us. Through Him, I try to relate this in my work.”

 

Gallery Representation: Meibohm Fine Arts, East Aurora, NY

 

Selected Exhibitions:

2024- Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale, Denver, CO. Meibohm Fine Art, Solo Exhibition, East Aurora, NY. Mark Arts, Oil Painters of America Thirty-Third National Exhibition, Wichita, KS.

2023- Beverly McNeil Gallery, Oil Painters Of America Eastern Regional Exhibition, Birmingham, AL. OPA Realism Award of Excellence, New Western Talent, Western Gallery, Online. Hudson Valley Art Association 90th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Old Lyme, CT. Reinert Fine Art Gallery, Oil Painters Of America National Exhibition, Charleston, SC.

2022- Vining Gallery, 3rd Annual Invitational, Indianapolis, IN. Meibohm Fine Arts, Monochrome: Works In Black and White, East Aurora, NY. West End Gallery, Fall Spotlight Exhibit, Corning, NY.

2021- West End Gallery, Spotlight Exhibit, Corning, NY. Oxford Gallery, In A Different Light, Rochester, NY. West End Gallery, Directors Choice, Corning, NY

2020- Meibohm Fine Arts, East Aurora, NY, Solo. Vining Gallery, 1st Annual Invitational, Indianapolis, IN. American Tonalist Society, Best In Tonalism, Online Showcase.

2019- Art Renewal Center, 14th International Salon Competition, Finalist. Plein Air Salon April/May, Best Nocturne, PleinAir Magazine. Landscape Today, Harrison Center, Indianapolis, IN. Crary Art Gallery, Sean Witucki, Classical Landscapes, Warren, PA. Solo, Buffalo Club, Still Lives, Buffalo, NY. Copley Society of Artists. New Members Show, Boston, MA. 

2018- ArtPrize Invitational, St. Marks Episcopal Church, Grand Rapids, MI. Art Dialogue Gallery, Three Artist Friends Thomas Kegler, John Brach and Sean Witucki, Buffalo, NY. Oil Painters of America Salon Show, Traverse City, MI. Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA. Western New York Artist Group, 22nd Annual Juried Members Exhibition of Traditional Works, Buffalo, NY, Award: Best In Show. 

2017- Bausch & Lomb, Corporate Art Program, Rochester, NY. Buffalo Society of Artists 121st Catalogue Exhibition, Buffalo, NY. Meibohm Fine Arts, Benefit Exhibition for the WNY Land Conservancy, The Art of Native Plants. Meibohm Fine Arts, John Brach and Sean Witucki Recent Works, East Aurora, NY, Two Person Exhibition. 

2016- Award: Hudson River Fellowship, Grand Central Atelier, 2016. Hudson River Fellowship Group Show, Jackson NH. Frederic Remington Museum, Ogdensburg, NY. Main Street Arts, Setting The Table, Clifton Springs, NY. 

2015- NYSATA Region 1, Daemen College, Buffalo, NY. Award: Best In Show, Las Laguna Gallery, Landscapes, Seascapes, Skyscapes, Laguna Beach, CA. Western New York Artist Group, 19th Annual Juried Members Exhibition, Buffalo, NY. Award: Best In Show, Prince Street Gallery, 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition, New York, NY.

 

Affiliations : Oil Painters of America, Associate Exhibiting Member; Western New York Artist Group; Buffalo Society of Artists; Grand Central Atelier Hudson River Fellow.

Teaching: September 2002 – current, Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts. Buffalo, NY.

Education: Grand Central Atelier, Hudson River Fellowship, Jackson NH, 2016; Buffalo State, State University of New York, 2000 B.S. Art Education, 2002 M.S. Art Education.

Awards: Oil Painters of America Realism Award of Excellence; Erie County of New York Legislature, Award Of Recognition; Art Renewal Center, 14th International Salon Competition, Finalist; Plein Air Salon April/May, Best Nocturne, PleinAir Magazine; Western New York Artist Group, Best In Show, X2; NYSATA, Daemen College, Best In Show; and Grand Central Atelier, Hudson River Fellowship.

Publications: The Epoch Times; WGRZ News; The Buffalo News; Erie County Legislature; and PleinAir Magazine.

Artist Website: seanwitucki.com

(Source: Biographical information supplied by the artist.)

 

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