Winter Sketch on Douglas-Carl Bretzke

Winter Sketch on Douglas

by Carl Bretzke

Carl Bretzke is a representational oil painter who specializes in urban scenes and plein air landscapes.

Carl’s work has been described in the Washington Post as “simultaneously intimate and detached, The artist’s unadorned style recalls Edward Hopper and The Ashcan school.”

Carl holds an MD degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Colorado, where he also received a minor in Fine Art. Carl has also trained extensively under Plein Air Painters of America signature artist Joseph Paquet.

See other paintings I’ve photographed for Carl Bretzke

South Beach Illumination 11x14
South Beach Waldorf 12x16
Harbor Evening Clouds 12x16
Cliff Drive After Dark 9x12