About The Artist
Alan Zawacki
"The Tropical Artist"

Homeowners seek out an original Alan Zawacki tropical seascape or landscape painting to create a dramatic focal point of color, peacefulness, tropical ambiance and artistic excellence.

Alan specializes in painting large and smaller size tropical seascapes and landscapes of Florida and the Caribbean. He has been a professional artist for over 30 years. His award winning work has been featured in many juried group exhibitions as well as one-man gallery shows. 

Nicknamed, "The Tropical Artist" by his friends and customers, Alan Zawacki feels fortunate to have frequent opportunities to travel throughout the Caribbean and to now live among the abundant natural beauty of Sarasota. Alan’s paintings reflect his passion for the warm, pristine beaches, seascapes, landscapes, and colorful foliage of these lush, tropical areas. His philosophy is that his work is at its best when it brings others a sense of joy, peace, energy, and appreciation of nature. Individuals who collect Alan’s work say they feel transported to the place itself.

“I often select large, horizontally shaped canvas to bring a true feeling of the perspective that the viewer’s eyes take in with a seascape. There is a time and place where a small canvas is more appropriate; however, I find that a larger canvas conveys a more dramatic impact for the viewer.

As a landscape artist, I continue to train my eyes and brain to see the subtle colors that present themselves in what, at first, seem to be one color. Looking more closely, you will see that I add some touches of reds and yellows to bring out the reflective light of the sun on the sand and clouds and the translucent blues and greens of the crystal clear water.”

Alan has become well-known for his paintings of Caribbean and Florida ocean water.

"I have always been fascinated with the brilliant,translucent blues and greens of the crystal clear water of the Caribbean Ocean.I love to look down through the water and see the shifting colors and glimmering reflections of the sun. Capturing that effect on canvas has been a joyful challenge in my paintings." 

.Alan’s Juried Group Exhibitions include: 

The Delaware County Community College Open Juried Show, Media PA 

FunArt2FineArt, Chadds Ford PA

The Other Persona -Art Center Sarasota (Honorable Mention)

It's Who We Are -Art Center Sarasota

The Sum of It's Parts- Art Center Sarasota

Deep See - Art Center Sarasota

Dog Days - Art Uptown Gallery, Sarasota FL

Point of View - Art Center Sarasota

January in Paradise -Art Uptown Gallery, Sarasota, FL

Simply Original - Art Center Sarasota (Honorable Mention)

New Works - Art Center Sarasota

The Bradenton Financial Building, Bradenton, FL

Florida's Finest - Art Center Sarasota 

Alan’s Solo and Featured Artist Exhibitions include:

Sarasota Orchestra Harmony Gallery - Sarasota, FL

Players Theater Gallery - Sarasota, FL

Dancing Crane Gallery- Bradenton, FL

Please note: The photos of my paintings were taken with great care to show the colors as accurately as possible. However, because of variations in monitor settings, the colors of the actual painting may vary slightly from the display on your screen.

4 Reviews
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jan 2014

Alan is a true professional and an outstanding artist. I've purchased three of his works and each one is a wonderful addition to my home.He goes above and beyond to make sure each purchase experience ...Read More

Linda Chambers
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Apr 2013

The first time we saw Alan's art work we fell in love with it! The beautiful, relaxing colors of the seascapes have an energy of joy. We love surrounding ourselves with beautiful things and Alan's art...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jan 2014

Alan Zawaki is a consummate professional with a positive attitude. He has completed commision work for us on time and within the price range agreed upon. We have 3 paintings in our living room. Island...Read More

Colin Kemmis
Relationship: ClientProject Date: May 2013

Hi- I bought two paintings from Alan Zawacki last year as an anniversary present for my wife. We got married in Jamaica and his art reminds us of that special time. We hung the pictures in the dining...Read More

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