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Michael Donner Dlugolecki


"A Collector's best advice... If you want your work noticed, Run where they ain't "

I've added a pictorial autobiography to my web. site... Maybe it will give you insight and enjoyment into the process of the road travelled through the past forty years. The body of work before you represents a variety of paintings, mixed media and limited editions for sale... Commissions are also available. The quest for knowledge of the six elements of fine art: Line, Color, Texture, Form,...

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... Composition, and Emotion are the motivating factors for my search for artistic truth in my imagery and thought process.
The Fantasy Cow Series, Conceptual Still lifes, and Bovine Portraits have dominated my thought process over the past three centuries,

1983 - 1985 Cleveland Institute of Art
1985 - 1986 Henry Henschie (Artist)
1986 - 1990 Boncela Framing & Restoration
1990 - 2019 Art Festivals, Galleries & Exhibitions

R. Crosby Kemper Jr.
Jamie C. & Jamie S. Fields
Becky Weidenkopf
Valerie & John Klosterman
Sarah Whitaker
Barb & Jack Hughes (Gallery)
MB & Ronald J. Oberstar
Jerry Young
Mary Ann Treace
Tina Smith (Gallery)

I've won numerous awards thru the years... My most prestigious award:
1986 - Huntington 280 (Huntington, WV) Award of Excellence
My mentor (Donald S. Boncela) also exhibited and received Honorable Mention... he was pissed, and then we laughed about it for hours driving home from the opening.

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I've won numerous awards through the years, from Best In Show to Publics Choice Award in Art Festivals and Exhibitions.

My most prestigious award is Best In Show, Huntington 280 (Huntington, WV)
My mentor also exhibited a piece and won Honourable Mention, he was pissed!

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Amused By Human Behavior (Framed...
Paintings: Acrylic

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Saturday Afternoon (Framed...
Paintings: Acrylic

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Family of Three (Framed Limited...
Paintings: Acrylic

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Fantasy Cow Series
Paintings: Acrylic

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Bovine Beach (Framed)
Paintings: Acrylic

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Amused By Human Behavior (Mixed...
Paintings: Acrylic

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Self Portrait

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The Neighborhood

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Miss Thaling's 4th Grade Class

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St. Joe's JV Football Team

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The Loner (Limited Edition)
Paintings: Acrylic

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Quest (Framed Limited Edition)
Paintings: Acrylic

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Pearl (Original)
Paintings: Acrylic

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Cow Drinking Water (Framed...
Paintings: Acrylic

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Pearl (Framed Original)
Paintings: Acrylic

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Front porch
Paintings: Acrylic

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Ursa Major and Minor (Framed...
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"Let me in"