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Rein Nomm

Rein Nomm

Plymouth, MI

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I am an artist and visual explorer who uses paint, clay, paper, wire, film and pixels to create and discover new visual worlds. My work has evolved from recording the beauty and variety of the external world to creating my own imaginary worlds, as evidenced in my paintings, sculptures and digital works. Although my work is stylisticly varied, it does have undercurrents of Expressionism, Lyrical Abstraction and a dash of Dada; as well as reflecting my Northern European roots and the influences of a formal graduate education in art history and philosophy.

My work has been displayed or published by a variety of organizations including: the Saatchi Gallery Online, the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, the BBC Collective Gallery; Downtown LA Life Magazine International; Boletin del Instituto Andaluz del Patrimonio Historico (PH 60) in Seville, Spain; Qind Magazine (London, England), Green Hills Literary Lantern, Detroit Free Press, File Magazine, Flak Photo, the permanent collection of the Meteor Photo Gallery, and the Agitatto Gallery in Geneva, Switzerland, My work is also in private collections in Europe and the U.S. I have shown my work in a one-man show and in numerous group shows in the US.

I am a self-taught artist who has been honing his artistic skills and aesthetic sense for over 35 years. I have worked as a professional photographer, off and on, for the past 18 years, undertaking assignments as diverse as architectural photography, executive portraits, special events and product packaging. I also have taught art history, philosophy and logic at various colleges and universities in Michigan and was chairman of the Humanities department at Duns Scotus College in the 1970s. I have two Masters degrees, one in Humanities and the other in Philosophy from Wayne State University.

I was born in a displaced persons (DP) camp in Augsburg, Germany of Estonian parents, and I immigrated to the United States in 1950. I grew up in Detroit and currently live in Plymouth, Michigan with my wife.

 

Iced Embers by Rein Nomm

 

Fields of Gain by Rein Nomm

 

Desert Island by Rein Nomm

 

Looking Out But Seeing In by Rein Nomm

 

River Crossing by Rein Nomm

 

Connections by Rein Nomm

 

Meltdown by Rein Nomm

 

The Blue Nude by Rein Nomm

 

Wave Painting by Rein Nomm

 

Two Hot by Rein Nomm

 

Capital Colors by Rein Nomm

 

Arc de Vegan by Rein Nomm

 

Diane's World by Rein Nomm

 

P-Town Painter by Rein Nomm

 

Spring Planting by Rein Nomm

 

Tending the Inferno by Rein Nomm

 

Four Women of Paris by Rein Nomm

 

Oops by Rein Nomm

 

Tools of the Trade by Rein Nomm

 

FLY by Rein Nomm

FLY

 

Last Dance by Rein Nomm

 

How Time Flys by Rein Nomm

 

Looking Glass Time by Rein Nomm

 

Winter's Table by Rein Nomm

 

She Stoops to Conquer by Rein Nomm

 

Floral Flush by Rein Nomm

 

The Arts by Rein Nomm

 

A Woman Scorned by Rein Nomm

 

Luxembourg Gardens by Rein Nomm

 

Membrane by Rein Nomm

 

Rustic by Rein Nomm

 

The Empty Eye by Rein Nomm

 

It's All Melting by Rein Nomm

 

Mother and Child by Rein Nomm

 

Life Forms by Rein Nomm

 

Dropping Off by Rein Nomm

 

Ready to Split by Rein Nomm

 

A Land of Plenty by Rein Nomm

 

Statues and Students Relaxing at the Lux by Rein Nomm

 

Cafe Cat by Rein Nomm

 

A Balancing Act by Rein Nomm

 

Winter's Work by Rein Nomm

 

Deep in Thought by Rein Nomm

 

We Each Leave Our Mark, Momentarily by Rein Nomm

 

Sailing Into the Sunset by Rein Nomm

 

The Red Barge by Rein Nomm

 

The Back Gate by Rein Nomm

 

Serenity by Rein Nomm