Tom Berenz is an accomplished young painter and professor at the University of Wisconsin. His paintings have been exhibited nationally and featured in multiple publications. Tom has received numerous awards and accolades.His work “blurs the line between abstraction and realism” and fuses personal experiences with sociopolitical, environmental and ideological issues. Tom investigates the language and possibilities of two dimensional space through his work, often using the motif of disaster as a metaphor. His paintings are complex and beautiful, as they delicately balance on the line between organization and chaos.