New Work by T.L. Solien
November 20, 2014 - January 17, 2015
“Something about surrealism resonates with Midwestern experience. The quintessential Midwestern artist T.L. Solien has used it for the last 25 years to capture a sense of alienation and fragmentation in strangely beautiful works pervaded by dark humor.” -S. Hagen, Philadelphia Citypaper
T.L. Solien is interested in engaging the viewer’s imagination-to try to figure out what could possibly be going on in his paintings. Born in Fargo, North Dakota, Solien enjoys an international reputation as an artist. His artworks can be found in numerous private and public collections worldwide including, the Tate Gallery in London, the National Gallery of Australia, the Singapore Art Museum, the Whitney Museum in New York, the Smithsonian Institute and the National Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C., the Art Institute of Chicago, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Solien is Professor of Painting , Department of Art, at University of Wisconsin-Madison.