Dennis Ziemienski

Biography

Dennis Ziemienski graduated cum laude from the California College of Arts and Crafts. Interest in representational drawing and painting eventually led him to New York and a successful career in illustration. Dennis turned his attention to fine art in 1999. His paintings and illustrations have been in many one-man and group exhibitions and have won numerous awards, including, the 2014 Jesse Arms Botke Award, California Art Club 103rd Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition. Dennis was selected as the official artist of the 2006 Kentucky Derby.
Dennis’ work is in the permanent collections of the Tucson Museum of Art, Bakersfield Museum of Art, the Booth Western Art Museum, Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, and the Whitney Western Art Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
Dennis’s work can be seen at Medicine Man Gallery in Tucson, Altamira Fine Art in Jackson Hole and Scottsdale, and Blue Rain Gallery in Santa Fe.

2021 Exhibitions
Altamira Fine Art, Scottsdale Arizona “Arizona Postcard ” Feb.1 Solo exhibition
Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson Arizona, “Grand Canyon State” Solo exhibition
The Taos Six Collection: An Homage to Joseph Sharp, Blue Rain Gallery, Santa Fe
Altamira Fine Art, Jackson Hole “Wyoming Postcard Continued” Solo exhibition
110th Gold Medal Exhibition California Art Club Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University
Blue Rain Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico “New Works”
C. M. Russell Museum Art Exhibition and Sale,
39th Annual Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale- Cody, Wyoming
Small Works, Great Wonders Art Sale- National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum- Oklahoma
Mountain Oyster Club, 52nd Annual Contemporary Western Art Show and Sale
Black Friday Small Works show- Maxwell Alexander Gallery-

2020 Exhibitions
Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson Arizona, “Cowboys and Cowgirls” Solo exhibition
The Cowboy Cantina presented by the Western Art Patrons of the Tucson Museum of Art. Featured Speaker is Dennis Ziemienski.
Treasures from the Bay Area: New Paintings by the California Art Club, The Holton Studio Gallery 2100 Fifth Street, Berkeley
C. M. Russell Museum Art Exhibition and Sale
Guest speaker at Railroad Art and Photography Fair, Lake Forest College, Illinois
109th Gold Medal Exhibition California Art Club Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University
Altamira Fine Art Jackson Hole “Wyoming Postcard” Solo exhibition
39th Annual Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale- Cody, Wyoming
Small Works, Great Wonders Art Sale- National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum-
Mountain Oyster Club, 51st Annual Contemporary Western Art Show and Sale
Black Friday small works show- Maxwell Alexander Gallery

2019 Exhibitions
Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson Arizona “All Aboard!” Trains of the Southwest Solo exhibition
Studio Gallery San Francisco, CA , California Art Club “City by the Bay”
Pasadena Museum of California Art -March 3-29- California Art Club’s 108th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition
Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson “Along the Distant Mesa: An Homage to Maynard Dixon”
Altamira Fine Art Scottsdale, Arizona “Poolside” Solo exhibition
C. M. Russell Museum Art Exhibition and Sale
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, “Sonoma Modern/Contemporary”
King Galleries, Santa Fe 130 Lincoln Ave. Solo Show
Sonoma Plein Air 2019- September 9-14.
Mendocino Plein Air
Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale- Cody, Wyoming
Maynard Dixon’s American West- Scottsdale’s Museum of the West
Small Works, Great Wonders Art Sale- National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum- Oklahoma
Black Friday small works show- Maxwell Alexander Gallery
2018 Exhibitions
“Cumulus” Show- Maxwell- Alexander Gallery Los Angeles, CA
The Russell Exhibition and Sale – March 15-17 Great Falls, Montana
California Art Club 107th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition
Altamira Fine Art- Jackson Hole- “It’s the Water” Solo show.
Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival artist
Sonoma Plein Air 2018 –
Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale- Cody, Wyoming
Small Works group show, Manitou Galleries 123 W. Palace, Santa Fe
Black Friday small works show- Maxwell Alexander Gallery

2017 Exhibitions
Medicine Man Gallery- “Cactus, Clouds and Diving Girls” Tucson Arizona.
Medicine Man Gallery- “25th Anniversary of Medicine Man Gallery” Group show.
The Russell Exhibition and Sale Great Falls, Montana
Altamira Fine Art Scottsdale-“Dennis Ziemienski, Billy Schenck and Robert Townsend New Works”
California Art Club 106th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition , Autry Museum of the American West, LA
Altamira Fine Art Jackson Hole- Group show with Dennis Ziemienski
Manitou Galleries Santa Fe Dennis Ziemienski and Jerry Jordan
Sonoma Plein Air 2017
Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale- Cody, Wyoming
Maxwell Alexander Gallery Black Friday Exhibition.
Manitou Galleries Holiday Small Works Show, Santa Fe
Sunflower Cafe- Ziemienski Family Exhibition- Artist reception

2016 EXHIBITIONS
Tucson Museum of Art- “Western Heroes of Pulp Fiction: Dime Novel to Pop Culture”
“The Russell” C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana
California Art Club 105th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition – Autry National Center, Los Angeles
Kern County Plein Air Painting Festival
Arte Verissima- Solo exhibition
4432 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, California
“Reflections in Water” California Art Club- Group show- St. Mary’s College Museum of Art
Altamira Fine Art- Solo Exhibition-“Celebrating Our National Parks”, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Sonoma Plein Air
29th Annual Western Visions Show & Sale
Jack London State Historic Park Centennial Celebration
Bakersfield Museum of Art “Driven by Art Public Art Project”
Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale- Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block – “The New Westward” Trains, Planes, and Automobiles that Move the Modern West.
Adastra Wine and Art- Solo exhibit, Sonoma
Manitou Galleries- Santa Fe “Holiday Small Works” show.
Altamira Fine Art Jackson: Winter Look Book

Artwork to be Showcased