Zachary Wollard is a contemporary American artist who was born in 1974. Wollard is a respected artist who has had some of his art displayed at one of the world’s most visited art museums, The Museum of Modern Art, which is located in New York. Currently, Wollard lives and works from his Brooklyn base.
Examples of some of some of Wollard’s iconic pieces of art which have been displayed at The Museum of Modern Art include “The Ironies of Human Longing II”, which was painted in 2007, “Between Gold Sun, which was painted in 2011 and “Open Axis”, which was also painted in 2011.
Zachary Wollard Artist Profile:
Wollard spent his formative years as a poet and ended up studying a literature degree at Columbia University. Unlike many of his peers who studied art at university, Wollard taught himself how to paint in his free time as Wollard began to develop a passion for visual arts, which Wollard found complimented his love of poetry and the written word.
Wollard’s published books:
While the vast majority of painters, use painting canvas as their primary expression of creativity, Wollard is unique as he has developed a reputation for publishing books as a form of his artistic expression. Wollard’s books are incredibly popular as each of Wollard’s paintings are accompanied by one of his poems. So if you enjoy art which has a story, it’s highly likely that you’ll enjoy Wollard’s published books.
As a result of his reputation as an artist, Wollard was invited to serve as an artist in residence at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, which is located in Maine, for the duration of Summer 2004.
As well as painting on canvas and publishing art in published books, Wollard also creates stunning, one of a kind prints. Wollard first began to experiment with printmaking after he was introduced to Bill Goldston, a prominent printmaker. After studying under Goldston, Wollard released one of his best-known pieces of work “The Ironies of Human Longing II”, which is now displayed at the Museum of Modern Art, in NYC.
As an accomplished, critically acclaimed artist who works across several mediums Wollard has also been fortunate enough to book several solo art shows and exhibitions around the world. Some popular examples of which include solo exhibitions at the Massimo Audiello Gallery, the Stefan Stux Gallery, and the Greener Pastures Gallery. The latter of which is located in Toronto, Canada.
Examples of some of the cities which Wollard has exhibited art shows as a solo artist Los Angeles, New York, Munich, Madrid, and Toronto.
Wollard’s art is in high demand and many of his pieces frequently are sold at auction to passionate art collectors. Some recent examples of some of Wollard’s work which have been successfully sold at auction include “Distant Instant”, “Solstice” and “All the Three Horses”.
So if you like the sound of Wollard’s work, it’s well worth viewing some of his paintings in person or browsing his online art collections. To see if there are any pieces which immediately take your fancy!