PORTRAIT ART CHICAGO

FINE ART PORTRAITS BY CONNIE SZERSZEN
OIL - PASTEL - WATERCOLOR 

About the Artist

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Connie enjoyed a successful career as a Chicago radio and TV personality, featured on the CBS-TV news, Chicago Sun-Times and U.S. Congressional Record; while continuously winning awards for her art.  She placed first in a national contest for a Paramount Pictures production.  Her portrait of  "It's A Wonderful Life" stars, Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, took an award at The Studio of Long Grove, IL.  A pet portrait won honors in "The Artist's Magazine."

Connie has studied at The Art Institute of Chicago, The American Academy of Art, The Studio of Long Grove,
and with David Becker of the Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Art in Chicago, IL.

Some displays of Fine Art Portraits by Connie Szerszen can be viewed --

In Chicago and suburbs -- at the St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital, where her portrait of the Foundress adorns the chapel entrance -- at the Village of Roselle, a portrait of the town hangs in the Village Hall -- at Holy Family Catholic Community, portraits of Pastors, Fr. Pat Brennan and Fr. Med Laz -- a portrait of Founder, Way Thompson, Inverness Golf Club -- Brandt Industries, Palatine -- Founder of Friedrichs Funeral Home, Mt. Prospect -- Clear Lam Packaging, Elk Grove Village.

In Wisconsin -- St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee displays Fine Art Portraits by Connie Szerszen of  physicians and donors in the main lobby -- a portrait of Karen Yontz hangs in the Karen Yontz Women's Cardiac Awareness Center -- in Oconomowoc, a portrait of Kimberly Brown Moore in the new Cancer wing of the Oconomowoc Hospital. 

In Virginia -- Fine Art Portraits by Connie Szerszen -- of presidents honored by USG at AWCI in Falls Creek.

Fine Art Portraits by Connie Szerszen have been commissioned for hundreds of private collections from her hometown, Chicago, to as far away as Australia.

In  her portraiture, Connie pursues the "ethereal face" in a photo-realistic style, portraying the dearest of fleeting expressioins.  Fine Art Portraits by Connie Szerszen depict how one chooses to be remembered in heirloom art for future generations.

Connie usually paints to a background of classical music and sometimes documents the songs to which the painting was done on the back of the artwork.  Connie maintains a studio in northwest suburban Chicago.

Connie Szerszen's autobiography, "TOP ROCK GIRLY JOCK," and fine art prints, available at

www.StarbrightPublishing.com -- Click Here

CONNIE SZERSZEN - PO BOX 3141 - BARRINGTON, IL.  60011-3141

(847) 436-9343

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