Me & My Art Monday: Meet Stan Wenocur

By July 20, 2015 Me & My Art, Me & My Art Monday

Meet this week’s featured artist, Stan Wenocur; member since 2003:


wenocurME:  I am a self-taught artist living and working in Columbia, MD. My studio, which I share with my wife, Lucy, is built onto our house at Green Dragon Court. I have been painting and exhibiting since the mid-1960’s. I retired early from a teaching career at the University of Maryland Baltimore (Professor Emeritus) in order to paint full time. I am represented in the collections of several art museums. My website is:



MY ART:  My paintings are primarily abstract mixed media works that incorporate a variety of materials, such as fabrics, paper, concrete, acrylic mediums and acrylic paint. These pieces are usually layered and highly textured. In my working process, I typically de-construct and re-construct a piece to reveal underlying elements. My drawings, on the other hand, are usually photorealistic landscapes or portraits done in charcoal on paper, such as the self-portrait you see above.



MFA & ME:  I have been a member of the MFA for many years.  MFA is one of the very few Maryland organizations devoted to supporting artists and art-making.  Accordingly, membership in MFA has provided me with opportunities to exhibit and sell my work, to meet and learn about other artists, and to learn about art activities in the area.


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