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 does not limit himself, and 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 workshops throughout the U.S. each year. His work can be found in private collections throughout the U.S., Europe, Canada, and Australia.


My favorite gear (links):

Small back pack

Compact tripod

Brush Wrap

Travel Easel



Camden Falls Gallery, Camden, ME.

Heirloom Art Co, Provo, UT

Vining Gallery, Indy, IN.

Article for 300MAGAZINE Click Here

Blog article for Fine Art Shippers Click Here

Royal Talens North America Interview Click Here

Southwest Art Magazine “21 under 31” Click Here

“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

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