Anthony Waichulis (b.1972) Founder of the highly successful Waichulis Studio and Ani Art Academy Waichulis, Anthony has established an international reputation for his Trompe L'oeil paintings. Waichulis' works are highly prized by knowledgeable collectors worldwide and have been lauded by critics on many occasions.
Represented by one of the most prestigious galleries in the US, John Pence gallery in San Francisco, Waichulis has exhibited in many of the most respected venues throughout the country including the Arnot Art Museum, The Washington Museum of Fine Arts, The Smithsonian Institute, The Midwest Museum of American Art and the Orlando Museum of Art.
Waichulis' works continue to appear regularly in top national publications such as The Artist's Magazine, American Art Collector, and Fine Art Connoisseur. His efforts have gained top honors in both national and international competitions as he continues to command an ever widening audience. In 2006, Anthony became the first Trompe L'oeil painter to be granted Living Master status by the Art Renewal Center.
"My painting efforts still remain as steadfast and focused today as they have when my journey began. I continue to teach and lecture privately, at academic institutions, and various at art associations throughout the US. My desire to learn and grow as an important Representational painter remains unfettered. I aspire to honor those I follow and strive to give benefit to those who may one day follow me." -Anthony Waichulis