The Art of Rudy Rotter
Rudy Rotter was a passionate self-taught artist residing in Manitowoc, WI who created more than 15,000 works of original art over a 45 year period until his passing in 2001. Rudy’s art was created outside and apart from the conventions, expectations, and language of the formal art world.
Portrait Society Gallery
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (2008)
KCPT Kansas City, MO (2001)
“His creativity is driven by a passion to convey a feeling about humanity. In the sanctity of his Buffalo Street studio, it doesn’t matter who or what is outside the door. Inside, his mind and imagination take him to places most ordinary mortals will only begin to know by looking at his work.”
Outsider Magazine 2003 — The Uncertain Legacy of Rudy Rotter
QuickTime Movies of Rudy Rotter
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(low quality videos but worth viewing)
Rudy’s thoughts on the act of creating
Rudy in his workshop Rudy and his spray-painted creatures
Rudy and his use of patterns and molds
Rudy presenting trophy material sculptures
Rudy showing his use of multiples
Collectors, academics, enthusiasts … all inquiries welcome.