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Dale G Wolf
Cincinnati OH
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Cincinnati's Oldest Surviving Tavern Cincinnati: Arnold's Tavern 16" x 20" acrylic on canvas Artist: Dale Wolf This Cincinnati cityscape was a command performance by my daughter, Courtney Tsitouris, who worked as a writer at a nearby advertising agency. At the time, Arnold's was the frequent habitat of her co-workers and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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How Do We Choose What to Paint? So many possibilities. So little time. Life’s little joys: when someone who commissions my painting for their home first sees the finished project . . . and they jump up and down with happiness. What a wonderful moment for any artist! I typically... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Bullfight in Red" 24" x 18" oil on board Artist :Dale Wolf Back in the 60'2 I was enamored with LeRoy Nieman's bold abstracted scenes and I did my best in replicating his style in this 24 x 18 oil. His crisp brush strokes are still evident in most of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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A Chef Teaching How to Prepare Poached Salmon Sandwiches "The Teaching Chef" 20" x 16" acrylic on canvas Artist: Dale Wolf I photographed this chef at a local restaurant where he was doing a teaching demonstration to guests of the Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic. I loved the spotlight that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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ViewPoint Show -- 49th Annual Art Juried Competition by Cincinnati Art Club Cincinnati purchasers of fine art do not have to go far to find outstanding contributions for their collections. Fifty of the eighty paintings and sculptures on display at the show at Greenwich Gallery in O’Bryonville are from area... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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Simplicity in a World of Complexity "Evening Light" 12"x 24" oil on canvas Artist: Barron Krody Barron Krody and Richard Blumberg were my business partners in a marketing agency that we created from scratch and built into one of the top 50 in the US. The spark in our agency... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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Remembering Bill “Joseph Roy, Portrait of Worker” 1934 oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum Artist: William E. Gebhardt Many of my memories now are fuzzy, back to 1954 when I completed my first oil painting at the William Gebhardt School of Art in downtown Cincinnati. I was in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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Bob Fabe -- Artist and Professor of Art Untitled 18" x 24" oil on canvas Artist: Robert Fabe (1917-2004) I knew Bob when I was one of his post-graduate students at the University of Cincinnati. We have two of his prints hanging in our home. Bob was a relaxed, inspirational... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
Secret to Happy Childhood (and Success Later) Woke up this morning with three words in my head and thought I'd share them in this blog post. Don't know where these three words came from. Maybe I had been dreaming about my early childhood as I sometimes do. The words were:... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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Re-starting My Career as an Artist Swallowed by Passion for Creativity Along the way, my passion for art was contained more as a pastime than a career. I studied painting under Bill Gebhardt from age 16 to 20, and then with Robert Fabe at the University of Cincinnati DAAP School... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Avocados in Green Bowl" 18" x 24" oil on canvas board (1967) More about this painting "Bullfight in Red" 24" x 18" oil on board (1962) Private Collection "Christ Alone" 20" x 16" acrylic on canvas (2016) Private collection "Cincinnati: Arnold's Tavern" 16" x 20" acrylic on canvas (2016) Private... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Snowy Evening in England" 16" x 20" acrylic painting on canvas Artist: Dale Wolf I fell for the small towns in countryside England during my many trips to Europe. I sketched as fast as I could on every trip. They are almost like stepping into a Charles Dickens novel. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Windsong" 9" x 14" acrylic painting on canvas board Artist: Dale Wolf This little canvas was painted from my beach chair planted in about two feet of the Atlantic Ocean, looking back toward the Windsong Villas of Amelia Island Plantation in Florida. I loved the way the orange tiled roofs... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Cincinnati: Rounding the Bend" 24" x 36" painting on canvas Artist: Dale Wolf This painting began in the city's west side hills with a view of the Ohio River sweeping along toward the downtown skyline. "Rounding the Bend" is the most recent addition to my Cincinnati series. I used a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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The Truth Behind the Makeup "The Clown" 24" x 18" reproduction of a famous clown in oil on canvas Artist: Dale Wolf Odd how clowns often frighten people. But this clown can break your heart when you look into his sad eyes. Makeup cannot cover everything in life, not even... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Primary Colors" 34" x 67" acrylic abstract painting on hardboard Artist: Dale Wolf This abstract (commissioned by Bonnie and Tom Gulker) tells a mythical story about the origin of color from the sun's brilliant white into the primary colors. The finished painting is now the focal point of their dining... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Girl Holding Doll" 36" x 24" oil painting on canvas Artist: Dale Wolf Bedrooms for little girls need art they can relate to. "Girl Holding Doll" captures that moment when a child play acts out an important relationship. The simplified style lets any little girl see herself in this painting.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Two Apples" 21" x 24" oil painting on hardboard Artist: Dale Wolf While all painting requires good composition, I think this is especially true of still lifes. With landscapes, nature forms most of the composition but the still life is entirely assembled by the artist. For me, this calls for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Flower Impressions" 36" x 36" acrylic abstract on hardboard Artist: Dale Wolf Much of this piece was painted with a palette knife and with very stiff brush strokes. The paint is piled on in deep layers as if carved out of the hardboard surface. The dark and light values hold... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Cincinnati: Front Row Seat" 24" x 36" acrylic painting on hardboard Artist: Dale Wolf This painting started in an open plein air outing with the Cincinnati Art Club. Participating artists all gathered early in the morning in Eden Park, next to the club's headquarters. I knew exactly where I wanted... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Avocados in a Green Bowl" 18" x 24" oil painting on canvas board Artist: Dale Wolf When is green something else? Blue greens. Red greens. Yellow greens. Brown greens. Gray greens. Dark greens. White greens. Green greens. That was the challenge in creating this study of the color green. Otherwise... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"The Market Bag" 10" x 8" acrylic painting on canvas board Artist: Dale Wolf This was one of those impulsive paintings. Years ago, I did a sketch from a photo in a Kodak magazine of a bag full of veggies, mostly carrots and green beans. It always stuck in my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Rocks in Creekbed" 36" x 36" acrylic abstract on canvas Artist: Dale Wolf I started with a color theme for this abstract. The fairly large 36" x 36"painting was for the main wall of a room with a gray & blue decorating scheme. It helps to imagine where a painting... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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Via Delarosa, the Path Back to Heaven "Christ Alone" 20" x 16" acrylic on canvas Artist: Dale Wolf There were no photographers two thousand years ago. But there were "reporters" who wrote of Jesus' passion for people, especially the poor, the sick and the sinners. We all know of Via... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati
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"Fruit in a Brass Bowl" is a 16" x 20" acrylic still life painting on canvas. The entire painting extends the brass bowl color across the background, the apples, the goblet. It has a light, airy touch with semi-realistic fruit resting in a fine-cut brass bowl. The close-up below reveals... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Fine Art Cincinnati