Thinker by Tom Berenz
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Biography: Born in Fond du Lac, Wi in 1981 and is currently an Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Tom’s paintings have been exhibited internationally and featured in multiple publications, most notably, New American Paintings and Huffington Post. Tom has received numerous awards and accolades, including, Mary Nohl Fellow 2017, Best in Show, Wisconsin Triennale at The Museum of Wisconsin Art in 2016, Best Painting Award NWC Biennale – National Weather Center, 2013, and MFA Joan Mitchell, University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI, 2012.
His work is in many public collections at The Museum of Wisconsin Art, Northwestern Mutual, Uni. of Oklahoma to name a few. Berenz’ is a very active artist with exhibitions in South Africa, Korea, Los Angeles, Taiwan, Australia, and Denmark this year alone (2022)