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Curriculum Vitae
Downloadable CV www.fineartpost.com/albums2/album649/Zovar_CV_021414.pdf


Awards
Purchase: Acrylic Painting – The Pyle Center, University of Wisconsin–Madison 2011
Best of Category: 3-D Mixed Medium Functional – Gold Coast Art Fair, Chicago IL 2007
Merit: 3-D Mixed Medium Functional – Port Clinton Art Fair, Highland Park IL 2007
Purchase: Oil Painting – Ozaukee National Bank, Cedarburg WI 1978

Commissions
Mosaic Wall Fountains
*Tranquility, Okey residence, Madison WI 2008
*Laura’s Blue Aurora, Denk residence, Chicago IL 2008
*Arizona, Diercksmeier residence, Clarksdale AZ 2006
*Ruby Ribbon, Schaecher residence, Madison WI 2005
Other Mosaics
*Memorial plaque, Spectrum Brands, Madison WI 2006
*Leaf coffee table, Schaecher residence, Madison WI 2003
*Matched kitchen table and backsplash, Schaecher residence, Madison WI 2002
*Kinetic wall sculpture: Three Part Harmony, Boutelle residence, Madison WI 2002
Acrylic Paintings
*Abstract: Visual Adagio, Gehl residence, Madison WI 2011
*Abstract: Kathleen, Gehl residence, Madison WI 2009
*Mission Statement, Isthmus Eye Care, Madison WI 2008
*Mission Statement, Isthmus Eye Care, Middleton WI 2006
*Preamble to U.S. Constitution, Brunette, Blindaurer & Ersland, Middleton WI 2003
*Mural renditions of new housing development, Ehlers Construction, Inc., DeForest WI 2003
*Mural of tropical jungle, Schaecher residence, Madison WI 2003
*Mural of Serengeti landscape, Madison Children’s Museum, Madison WI 2003
*Period miniature signage and finishes for traveling exhibits: Smithsonian’s “Barn Again”
and Wisconsin Humanities Council’s “Barn Storm Wisconsin” 2003
Stylized Photo Mural, Schaecher residence, Madison WI 2005
Bronze Sculpture of Michelangelo’s Creation of Man, First Lutheran Church of West Allis, WI 1967

Publications
Featured artist in Wisconsin Visual Artist magazine February 2010
“Mosaics by Zovar” in The GUILD ® Sourcebooks, Madison WI:
– Sourcebook of Architectural and Interior Art, Volumes 18, 19 and 21 2004, 2005, 2006
– Sourcebook of Residential Art, Volume 4 2006
– The Artful Home ®, Volume 3 2005
Artists’ Homes series in The Capitol Times, Madison WI June 5, 2004
“Mosaics by Zovar” in The McFarland Thistle August 14, 2003

Galleries
Artemisia on Grand, Chicago IL since 2012
Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee WI 2012
Milward-Farrell Fine Art, Madison WI since 2011
Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee WI 2011
Artemisia Gallery, Geneva IL since 2011
Higher Fire Gallery, Madison WI 2011
Leslie Emery Studio/Gallery, Madison WI 2011
The Wood Cycle Hayloft Gallery, Oregon WI 2010
Gallery 323, Madison WI: Mosaics exhibition 2002–2004

Exhibitions
Paintings
*Group Show, Promaga Corporation, Fitchburg, WI 2014
*Group show for RCC, The Overture Center, Playhouse Gallery, Madison WI 2013
*Group show, The Pyle Center, University of Wisconsin–Madison 2013
*Group show, The Overture Center, Gallery III, Madison WI 2013
*Group show, University Hospital, Madison WI 2013
*Group show, Olbrich Gardens, Madison WI 2013
*Three-man show, Edgerton Hospital Gallery, Edgerton WI 2013
*One-man show, Evansville Gallery Walk, Evansville WI 2013
*One-man show, University Hospital, Madison WI 2012
*Group show: “Not Just For the Office”; Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee WI 2012
*One-man show: “The Cerebral Expression”; The Pyle Center 2011
*Group show, Wisconsin Visual Artists’ Biannual, Kenosha WI 2011
*St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison WI 2010
*The Sushi Hut, Madison WI 2010
*Fusion of Color Studio, Madison WI 2010
*Group show: “Urbane: Portrait of a City”; Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee WI 2010
*One-man show, Manna Restaurant, Madison WI 2010
*One man show, Picasso’s Restaurant, Verona WI 2010
*Group show: Wisconsin Arts Board, Madison WI 2010
*Wisconsin Department of Health, Madison WI 2010
Mosaics
*Group show: Promega Corporation, Fitchburg WI 2010
*Group show: Wisconsin Handmade Tile Guild; The Overture Center, Gallery III, Madison WI 2010
*Group show: Madison Mosaic Tile Guild; Absolutely Art, Madison WI 2009
*Midwest Mosaic Invitational, Chicago IL 2004
*Gallery 323, Madison WI 2002–2004
Photos
*Ozaukee National Bank, Cedarburg WI 1978


Memberships
MOWA – Museum of Wisconsin Art since 2013
SAMA – Society of American Mosaics Artist 2006–2009
WVA – Wisconsin Visual Artists since 2006
Home:
McFarland, WI
WVA membership status:
Professional
Artform:
mosaic, acrylic painter






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