Tony Conrad

Tony Conrad’s pattern-centric paintings and drawings are the result of an ongoing interest in various cultural and historical movements including Persian textiles, Tibetan Buddhism, psychedelic rock culture, and meditative states.

Conrad received his MFA degree in painting and drawing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2009.  Currently, Conrad is a Visiting Professor of Art at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Conrad’s work has been exhibited throughout the United States in various solo, group, and invitational exhibitions and has won a number of awards including the Lawrence Rathsack Scholarship and the Frederick R. Layton Fellowship.

Tony is represented by the Frank Juarez Gallery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Composition #35, acrylic on canvas, 40 x 40 inches, 2019
Composition #36, acrylic on canvas, 48 x 48 inches, 2019

 

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  1. […] Tony Conrad lives and works in Appleton, Wisconsin where he is pressing forward with an ongoing body of work comprising geometric abstractions. There are around 30 paintings in the series so far and Conrad hopes to reach triple digits. The paintings range in size though he thinks of the smaller works as sketches in a way. Conrad creates his complex paintings by hand although they can appear digital when viewed from a distance. Conrad also teaches painting and drawing at Lawrence University in Wisconsin. To hear more about his work and process, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Tony Conrad lives and works in Appleton, Wisconsin where he is pressing forward with an ongoing body of work comprising geometric abstractions. There are around 30 paintings in the series so far and Conrad hopes to reach triple digits. The paintings range in size though he thinks of the smaller works as sketches in a way. Conrad creates his complex paintings by hand although they can appear digital when viewed from a distance. Conrad also teaches painting and drawing at Lawrence University in Wisconsin. To hear more about his work and process, listen to the complete interview. […]