Born 1945, Richard Dziak graduated Kent State University, Kent, Ohio in 1971 taking coursework in Architecture, art, and design. He won numerous awards for his artwork, having been published in Artist’s Magazine as well as his work displayed in galleries in Los Altos, California; Chicago, Illinois; Wilmington, North Carolina; and in Collector’s Corner, at the Toledo Museum of Art.
Dziak served as VP for Ohio Plein Air Society in Lakeside, Ohio, where he hosted paintouts and competitions. In 2006 he obtained signature status with the Oil Painters of America (OPA). He has owned and operated Dziak Gallery in Marblehead, Ohio for the past 16 years. www.dziakgallery.com