Tad Retz enjoys creating through traditional methods of painting in oil, acrylic, or gouache as well as painting digitally. Though known for his landscapes, he is known to paint other subject matter that inspires him. He has travelled the country studying with numerous artists. Tad’s work is shown in galleries and shows around the country. He teaches a couple workshops throughout the U.S. each year.
Mockingbird Gallery, Bend, OR.
Camden Falls Gallery, Camden, ME.
Heirloom Art Co, Provo, UT.
Vining Gallery, Indy, IN.
Sage Creek Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.
Folly Cove Fine Art, Rockport, MA.
Sugarlift, New York, NY.
St. Laurent Framing and Ironstone Gallery, Manlius, NY
Private collections throughout the U.S., Europe, Canada, Indonesia, Australia, and Singapore
“New Juried Members Show” RAA&M, Rockport, MA. 2022
“RAA&M National 2022” RAA&M, Rockport, MA. 2022
“3rd Annual Invitational Group Exhibition” Vining Gallery, Indianapolis, IN. 2022
“Stonington and Beyond” Camden Falls Gallery, Camden, ME. 2022
“Modern Masters of Impressionism” Folly Cove Fine Art, Rockport, MA. 2022
“The Desert 2.0” Sentient Academy, Provo, UT. 2022
“Storytellers Pop-up Show” Heirloom Art Co. Provo, UT. 2021
“2nd Annual Invitational Group Exhibition” Vining Gallery, Indianapolis, IN. 2021
“Pas de Deux” Camden Falls Gallery. Camden, ME. 2021
“The Storytellers: The Desert” online exhibition, Spring 2021
“Plein Air Exhibition” Sugarlift Gallery, New York, NY. 2020
“The Storytellers” Heirloom Art Co. Provo, UT. 2020
“Three Part Harmony” Camden Falls Gallery, Camden, ME. 2020
“Grand Opening of Vining Gallery” Vining Gallery, Indianapolis, IN. 2020
“Adirondack Inspired” Keene Arts. Keene, NY. 2020
“Biophilia” Sugarlift Gallery. Brooklyn, NY. 2020
“Landscape Today” Harrison Center. Indianapolis, IN. 2019
“Shadow and Light” Hueys Fine Art Gallery. Santa Fe, NM. 2019
“When Artists Come to Visit” Camden Falls Gallery. Camden, ME 2019
“Painting The Town” Gallery Nucleus. Los Angeles, CA. 2019
“In Open Air” Clowes Memorial Hall. Indianapolis, IN 2018
“The Artists Journey” Camden Falls Gallery. Camden, ME. 2018
Featured in the Artist’s Magazine: “The Storytellers” March/April. 2022
Artwork featured in HGTV “Good Bones” Season 6, 2021
Featured in Pleinair Magazine: “10 Artists to Watch: Plein Air Painters You Need to Collect Now.” 2021
Contributor to “A Landscape Painter’s Workbook” by Mitchell Albala. 2021
2020 Self published book of art: 200 sold worldwide
Online Article for 300MAGAZINE https://300magazine.com/glorious-landscape-paintings-in-the-art-of-tad-retz/
Blog article for Fine Art Shippers https://fineartshippers.com/compelling-landscape-paintings-by-tad-retz/
Royal Talens North America Interview https://www.facebook.com/royaltalensna/videos/891831914924282
Southwest Art Magazine “21 under 31” https://www.southwestart.com/featured/21-under-31-young-artists-to-watch-in-2019-tad-retz
Instruction & Workshop Experience:
Riverside Art Workshops. Balmville, NY. 2022
2021 Proko.com Instructor. Gouache painting class
Judge for Brown County Art Guild “Paint Out”. Nashville, IN. 2021
Brown County Art Guild 2 day workshop Nashville, IN. 2021
Brainstorm School Demo. Burbank, CA. 2020
Cazenovia Watercolor Society Demo. Sept. 18. 2019
Holcomb Gardens: 2 Day Workshop. Indianapolis, IN. 2019
Homer, Alaska 3 Day Workshop at “The Shop” 2019
Brainstorm School Demo. Burbank, CA. 2018
Holcomb Gardens Workshop. Indianapolis, IN. 2018
Chittenango Creek Workshop II. Cazenovia, NY. 2018
Chittenango Creek Workshop I. Cazenovia, NY. 2018
Downtown LA Workshop. Los Angeles, CA. 2017
El Matador Beach Workshop. Malibu, CA. 2017