Chuck is a full time portrait and fine artist, and a lifelong resident of the lake country of Waukesha County. He holds degrees in Marketing and Art from St. Norbert College, DePere, WI and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and Marquette University. Following a 25 year career in advertising, where he was founder and President of Milwaukee-based Weber-Leicht-Gohr & Associates, in 2001 Chuck sold his share of the firm to chase an encore career in fine art.
Since then Chuck as “painted up a short” and grown to become one of Wisconsin’s most recognized and celebrated artists. In this past year alone, his work has been recognized by over a dozen national and international venues, including; Oil Painters of America, Portrait Society of America, National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, the American Impressionists Society, Fine Art Connoisseur, Best of America, International Artist and Richeson75.
His signature works hang in numerous corporate and private collections, including NBC, Kraft/General Foods, Nakita Corp., Northwestern Mutual, CBS Sports, West Bend Insurance, Columbia/St. Mary&r...