Ivan Fortushniak

individual, ENTITY.3463
Life Dates:
b. 1972
Artist Biography:
Ivan Fortushniak received his BFA from Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan and his MFA from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio in 2000. "As a painter, my process involves a combination of traditional and unconventional methods, including direct opaque painting and glazing, and burning and scratching," Ivan says. "The bulk of my work juxtaposes water towers, smokestacks, and Boeing aircraft, with landscapes inspired by George Inness, Winslow Homer and Albert P. Ryder."