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.


Current Representation:

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

Exhibition History:

“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