"ART IS AN EXPERIENCE, NOT AN OBJECT." - Robert Motherwell
Dan Forlenza is a digital and analog visual artist and architect. Forlenza's works are mostly statements focused on exploring existence, alternate realities, spirituality, cultural topics and social issues. His goal is to create art as an experience.
" I want to create art that will make the viewer think and sometimes I want them to be disturbed." - Dan Forlenza
The Forlenza Art Studio is located in Woodstock, New York which is the historic Colony of the Arts in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York.
Dan Forlenza is a member of the American Institute of Architects. He has been practicing architecture in New York and was the university design Architect for Cornell University and Columbia University. Visit the Forlenza Architecture website at http://forlenzaarchitecture.com/index.html The architectural office is in Woodstock, New York and specializes in the design of new homes with a focus on a more minimalist modern design sensibility.
Forlenza's art has been on exhibit at:
Woodstock Artists Association Museum (WAAM) in Woodstock, NY:
Since its founding in 1919, the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum has been committed to exhibiting, collecting and supporting artists and art education and in sustaining the tradition of Woodstock as a “Colony of the Arts.”
Kleinert/James Center for the Arts Gallery - The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild:
The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild is a regional center for the arts located in Woodstock, New York. From its 250-acre mountainside campus and its arts and performance center in the village of Woodstock, Byrdcliffe offers an integrated program of exhibitions, performance, classes, workshops, symposia, and artists’ residencies. Byrdcliffe embraces all disciplines of artistic endeavor in a collaborative spirit, and seeks creative partnership with other not for profit and educational entities in order to leverage its unique resources for the benefit of the cultural life of the Hudson Valley region. Byrdcliffe was founded in 1902 and has operated as a nonprofit organization since 1938.