Earl's Portrait

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I'll paint any custom portrait (oil on panel) like this for $800. You choose the word, lapel pin and your best photo. Click here for details.

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by Earl Wettstein

First I was an adman. That was my career, creative director of my own ad agency. Then I was a playwright, with six produced works on stage. Then, as a volunteer for ten years, I created a statewide organization to teach old people how to die well. In all these tasks, I was telling stories, giving information, planning messages.

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And that is what I want my art to do as well. Duchamp said "Unless a painting shocks, it is nothing." He meant that art should have something to say, to not be bland, to not be wallpaper.

I plan my paintings to suggest a story, to have content, to suggest that something is going on there inside that EWettstein™ canvas.

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1996-Present Professional Artist



1955-1996 Advertising Career including Owner/Creative Director, Wettstein Bolchalk Marketing, Wettstein Trustman Advertising
1953-1955 US Army, Germany - Honorable Discharge
1951-1953 University of Minnesota, BA degree in Journalism
1949-1951 Macalester College
1931-1949 Birth, growing up, school, innocence, naivety, energy, fun, sports