"The greatest blessing procured through painting is finding that which is constant amidst a whirlwind of change."

Cessation, acrylic on canvas, 7 1/2" x 16 1/2", 2018


Inherit, acrylic on canvas, 21" x 52 1/2", 2016

Adam was born and raised in Big Rapids, Michigan. He earned his BFA in painting from Grand Valley State University. Upon graduation he spent many years living and painting in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area.

In 2011 he and his wife packed their belongings and relocated to Sarasota, Florida.

Although still creatively nourished by nature, he paints palm trees instead of maple trees.

For questions or comments contact Adam at at3748@comcast.net

Paintings and Drawings

"Cessation" (the above painting) is Adam's latest work completed in the Autumn of 2018. The image is of his wife standing in a parking lot on a winter morning in Sarasota, Florida. 

Latest news:

Adam is in the process of taking many photos at this time.

When the quintessential (one) photo becomes evident then it is back to the easel to paint for another 1-2 years.


Not to be confused with any other Adam Tetzlaff who may be involved in visual communication. This page refers solely to the creator of fine art acrylic paintings and ink drawings consisting of figures and landscapes.

About the painter.