Richard Ortolano - Fine Artist

Richard Ortolano

Kennett Square, PA - United States








Richard Ortolano

Kennett Square, PA - United States

Richard Ortolano - Fine Artist

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January 17th, 2011







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About Richard Ortolano

My interest and curiosity for fractals began in 1998. Since then, what began as a hobby has developed into a passion for creating these colorful works.

I strive to create abstract images that 'suggest' real and surreal scenes and objects. My goal is to stimulate the viewer's imagination into seeing further interpretations beyond the abstract image.

I hope you find fun, pleasure, curiosity and beauty in my art. Please feel free to share your thoughts and comments with me!!

My Gallery III is dedicated to digital photography. I will occasionally post some of my favorite shots there. Many will be digitally altered or enhanced using various digital filters and coloring tools.

Gallery IV is dedicated to fractal kaleidoscpope images.

Gallery V is dedicated to experimental digital pin-hole photography, High
Dynamic Range images, and other digital experiments.

Gallery VI is dedicated primarily to patterns consisting of fractals.

Gallery VII is dedicated to photograhs taken in Ireland in 2014.

Solo exhibitions:
Willow on State, Kennett Square, Pa - 2011
Corridor 410 – Center for the Creative Arts, Yorklyn, DE - 2010
Flickerwood Tasting Room, Kennett Square, Pa – 2010
The Galleria at Vala Vineyards, Avondale, PA – 2008
Café Gellato, Newark, De - 2005
The Grand Opera House, Wilmington, DE – 2004

Dental practice (1) framed work for reception area, Chadds Ford, Pa. – 2010.
Private residence (2) framed works, Newark, De. - 2009.
BE & K, Engineering Co. (6) works for a permanent office display, Newark, De. – 2007
Multiple sales at shows and fairs - various

Group exhibitions:
Center for the Creative Art, Yorklyn, De - various
Newark Arts Alliance, Newark, De - various
Cecil County Arts Council, Elkton, Md - various
Council of State Governments Conference, Chase Center, Wilmington, De - 2005.
New Garden Township Art Sale, Landenberg, Pa 2004.
Biggs Museum, Dover, De. 2011

Honorable Mention @ CCA juried show Yorklyn, De 2010.guest juror-Stuart Baron
Honorable Mention @ CCA juried show Yorklyn, De 2010-staff juror
Third Place @ CCA juried show Yorklyn, De 2012-Mitch Lyons judge

Related artistic activity:
Guest judge for the monthly digital photography contest of the Delaware Photography Club: Feb 2010; Nov 2010, 2011, 2012

My Gallery at Spoonflower Fabrics displays some of my designs that can be purchased printed on
a variety of high quality fabrics:

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