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Artist Jerry Steingraeber


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Biography


     Jerry Steingraeber has Midwestern roots being born, raised and educated in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Following completion of art classes at Layton School of Art in Milwaukee and getting an Associate Art Degree in Commercial Art from Milwaukee Technical College (MATC), he began his professional career as a graphic artist for The Milwaukee Journal (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel). Jerry remained at the newspaper for 38 years.      Upon retirement Jerry pursued a fine art career doing paintings in oil and acrylic mediums. Subject matter has evolved from his love of nature to include landscapes, portraits and florals often with the inclusion of multiple figures. The idea of having a visual impact along with human interest is Jerry’s goal.     “I try to create stories without words, hopefully with positive vibes and happy endings. When figures are included my aim is to arouse feelings and emotions. I use the whole canvas preferring tight compositions with good drawing. Detail is suggested in a painterly fashion letting the viewers imagination complete the picture. My paintings typically have a strong light source with depth and perspective. The end result is a ‘wish you were here’ feeling”.
 
REPRESENTATION
 
Gallery Of Wisconsin Art, www.GalleryofWisconsinArt.com
Circle Foundation for the Arts, Lyon, France  https://circle-arts.com/jerry-steingraeber/
 
MEMBERSHIP
 
Cedarburg Artist Guild, Cedarburg, Wisconsin  [email protected]
Cedarburg Art Museum, Cedarburg, Wisconsin [email protected]
League of Milwaukee Artists, Milwaukee, Wisconsin https://www.milwaukeeartists.org/
American Artist Professional League, New York, NY https://americanartistsprofessionalleague.org/






 




RECENT AWARDS

February 2021. 43rd Artavita online Art Contest: Finalist Certificate for 'After the Rain'.
December 2020. Circle Foundation for the Arts, Art ideal Magazine Contest: Artistic Excellence Award for 'Fly Me to the Moon'.
November 2020. Circle Foundation for the Arts themed contest, Art in the time of Coronavirus & Social Distancing: Certificate of Excellence for 'Testing the Waters'.
September 2020. 41st International Artavita online Art Contest: Finalist Certificate for 'Fly Me to the Moon'.
September 2019. Cedarburg Artist Guild Annual Juried Exhibit: Red Ribbon Award for [...]

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