One of the glories of art is how it outlives us. You now have the chance of a lifetime—of more than a lifetime—to have your portrait, or a family member’s portrait, painted in oil by a world-class artist.
Steelville Arts Council’s Artist in Residence for the month of August is internationally-known artist Henryk Ptasiewicz. Henryk will be the featured artist in an exhibition entitled “Go Figure” at Gallery Zeke on Main Street in Steelville, opening on August 8. Also, during each August afternoon, Henryk will be painting oil portraits, either in the gallery or at the Evans House on Main Street. Henryk prefers to paint portraits from real life, but can also paint from photographs. He paints in a realistic manner with an impressionist style.