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EDUCATION

1970-72    Art Center College of Design - Los Angeles, CA
1969         Universita Italiana per Straniere - Perugia, Italy
1966-70    BFA, Fine Art - University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
1963-66    Kansas City Art Institute - Kansas City, MO

 

SELECTED INVITATIONAL & MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

2014    “Windows to the Divine” Colorado Dominican Vocation Foundation -
            National Invitational - Denver, CO

2013     Friends of Western Art - Artists of the Year Invitational - Amerind Museum - Dragoon, AZ
             David Cook Galleries - Art of the National Parks - Denver, CO

2012     Autry Center of the American West - California Art Club 101st Annual Gold Medal -
            Juried Exhibition - Los Angeles, CA         

            Saks Galleries – Small Gems - 100 Artists From Across America -
            American Art Invitational - Denver, CO

            The Albuquerque Museum Foundation – Miniatures/ & More 2012 Invitational Show –   
            Albuquerque, NM

            California Art Club - Monumental Miniatures III - Signature Artist Member Invitational -
            Pasadena, CA

2011     Museum of the Southwest - Collector’s Choice - Solo Exhibit - Midland, TX
            Pasadena Museum of California Art - California Art Club 100th Annual Gold Medal -
            Juried Exhibition
- Pasadena, CA
            Carnegie Art Museum - A Luminious Land - Juried Exhibition - Oxnard, CA
            Thomas Reynolds Gallery - Northern California Light - Juried Exhibition - San Francisco, CA
            Saks Galleries –  Small Gems - Bi-Annual American Art Invitational – Denver, CO
            “Windows to the Divine” – Colorado Dominican Vocation Foundation -
            National Invitational – Denver, CO

            The Albuquerque Museum Foundation – “Miniatures/2011” Invitational Show – Albuquerque, NM

2010    Pasadena Museum of California Art - California Art Club 99th Annual Gold Medal -
           Juried Exhibition - Pasadena, CA   

           “Windows to the Divine” – Colorado Dominican Vocation Foundation -
           National Invitational – Denver, CO

     
2009     Pasadena Museum of California Art - California Art Club 98th Annual Gold Medal -
            Juried Exhibition - Pasadena, CA 

            Saks Galleries – Small Gems American Art Invitational – Denver, CO CO
            “Windows to the Divine” – Colorado Dominican Vocation Foundation -
            National Invitational – Denver, CO 

2008     Saks Galleries – 2nd Annual American Art Invitational – Denver, CO
            Morris & Whiteside Galleries - Spring Classic Auction – Hilton Head Island, SC
            Pasadena Museum of California Art - California Art Club 97th Annual Gold Medal - 
            Juried Exhibition - Pasadena, CA                                 

            Santa Lucia Preserve Art Invitational – Carmel, CA

2007     Coors Western Art Exhibit  – National Invitational - Denver, CO
            “Windows to the Divine” – Colorado Dominican Vocation Foundation -
             National Invitational – Denver, CO

             L. Y. Woodson Art Museum - “From Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America”  -
             National Invitational – WI

             Cape Museum of Fine Arts -  “From Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America” -
             National Invitational - MA

             The Albuquerque Museum Foundation – “Miniatures/2007” Invitational Show – Albuquerque, NM
             Morris & Whiteside Galleries - Spring Classic Auction – Hilton Head Island, SC     
                             
2006     Coors Western Art Exhibit  – National Invitational - Denver, CO
            Huntsville Museum of Art  – “From Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America” -
            National Invitational – AL

            Portsmouth Museum -  “From Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America” -
            National Invitational – VA

            L. Y. Woodson Art Museum - “From Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America” -
            National Invitational – WI

            The Albuquerque Museum Foundation – “Miniatures/2006” Invitational Show – Albuquerque, NM
            Morris & Whiteside Galleries  - Spring Classic Auction – Hilton Head Island, SC 
                                  

2005      Coors Western Art Exhibit  – National Invitational - Denver, CO
             Museum of the Southwest  – “From Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America”  -
             National Invitational - TX

             The Albuquerque Museum Foundation – “Miniatures/2005” Invitational Show – Albuquerque, NM
             Annual Colorado Mountain Club Landscape Exhibit  - Denver, CO

2004      Coors Western Art Exhibit  – National Invitational - Denver, CO
             Haggin Museum – “From Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America”  -
             National Invitational – Stockton, CA

             The Albuquerque Museum Foundation – “Miniatures/2004” Invitational Show – Albuquerque, NM
             Pasadena Museum of California Art - California Art Club 94th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition

2003      Annual Colorado Mountain Club Landscape Exhibit  - Denver, CO
             The Albuquerque Museum Foundation – “Miniatures/2003”  Invitational Show – Albuquerque, NM
             Morris & Whiteside Galleries - Annual Collector's Auction - Hilton Head, SC

2002      Altermann Galleries – 22nd Annual Collector’s Sale – Dallas TX
             The Albuquerque Museum Foundation – “Miniatures/2002”  Invitational Show – Albuquerque, NM
             Morris & Whiteside Galleries – Miniature Show – Hilton Head, SC

2001      Morris & Whiteside Galleries – American Art Classic Show – Houston, TX
             Altermann Galleries – 21st Annual Collector’s Sale – Dallas TX
             Haggin Museum – “Contemporary Artists Paint Yosemite” California Art Club Invitational – Stockton, CA

2000      Forbes Museum - “Awash in Color - The Forbes Trinchera Ranch” – New York, NY
             Pasadena Museum of California Art - California Art Club 90th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition
             Colorado History Museum - Artists of America - National Invitational Exhibition - Denver, CO
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - American Art Classic Show - Houston, TX
             John Pence Gallery – “Realism Today” – San Francisco, CA
             Morris & Whiteside Galleries - 20th Annual Collector's Auction - Hilton Head, SC
             Settler's West Invitational - Tucson, AZ

1999      Colorado History Museum - Artists of America - National Invitational Exhibition - Denver, CO
             Loveland Fine Art Museum, Colorado Governor's Invitational - Loveland, CO
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - Texas Renaissance Art Sale - Dallas, TX
             Settler's West Invitational - Tucson, AZ

1998      Colorado History Museum - Artists of America - National Invitational Exhibition - Denver, CO
             Loveland Fine Art Museum - Colorado Governor's Invitational - Loveland, CO
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - 18th Annual Collector's Sale - Santa Fe, NM
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - American Art Classic Show - Houston, TX
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - Texas Renaissance Art Sale - Dallas, TX
             Settler's West Invitational - Tucson, AZ

1997      Colorado History Museum  - Artists of America - National Invitational Exhibition - Denver, CO
             Loveland Fine Art Museum - Colorado Governor's Invitational - Loveland, CO
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - 17th Annual Collector's Sale - Santa Fe, NM
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - American Art Classic Show - Houston, TX
             Coors Western Art Invitational - Denver, CO
             Settler's West Invitational - Tucson, AZ

1996      Colorado History Museum  - Artists of America - National Invitational Exhibition - Denver, CO
             Loveland Fine Art Museum - Colorado Governor's Invitational - Loveland, CO
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - American Art Classic Show - Houston, TX
             Coors Western Art Invitational - Denver, CO
             Settler's West Invitational - Tucson, AZ

1995      Colorado History Museum - Artists of America - National Invitational Exhibition - Denver, CO
             Loveland Fine Art Museum - Colorado Governor's Invitational - Loveland, CO
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - American Art Classic Show - Houston, TX
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - 15th Annual Collector's Sale - Santa Fe, NM
             Coors Western Art Invitational - Denver, CO
             Colorado Springs Art Museum – “Covering the West: The Best of Southwest Art Magazine” Exhibit
   
1994      Colorado History Museum - Artists of America - National Invitational Exhibition - Denver, CO
             Loveland Fine Art Museum - Colorado Governor's Invitational - Loveland, CO
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - American Art Classic Show - Houston, TX
             Altermann & Morris Galleries - 14th Annual Collector's Sale - Santa Fe, NM
             Pioneer’s Museum - Artist of the West Exhibit - Colorado Springs, CO
   
1993     Trailside Americana Gallery - Carmel, CA
            Colorado History Museum - Artists of America - National Invitational Exhibition - Denver, CO
            Loveland Fine Art Museum - Colorado Governor's Invitational - Loveland, CO
            Altermann & Morris Galleries - Texas Renaissance Art Sale - Dallas, TX
            Pioneer’s Museum - Artist of the West Exhibit - Colorado Springs, CO
   
1992      Trailside Americana Gallery - Scottsdale, AZ
             Colorado History Museum - Artists of America - National Invitational Exhibition - Denver, CO
             Pioneer’s Museum - Artist of the West Exhibit - Colorado Springs, CO

1991     Trailside Americana Gallery - Scottsdale, AZ
            Colorado History Museum - Artists of America - National Invitational Exhibition - Denver, CO
            Pioneers’ Museum - Artist of the West Exhibit - Colorado Springs, CO & Phoenix, AZ
   
1990      Pioneer’s Museum - Artist of the West Exhibition - Colorado Springs, CO   
             Colorado House of Representatives Art Competition - Denver, CO

1989      Pioneer’s Museum - Artist of the West Exhibition - Colorado Springs, CO
             National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic Exhibit - New York, NY
             Southwest Art Exhibition - Kansas City, MO
             Living Arts: A Colorado Sampler at the Kennedy Center - Washington, DC

1988     Pioneer’s Museum - Artist of the West Exhibit - Colorado Springs, CO
            Allied Artists of America Exhibition - New York, NY
            100 Years of Colorado Artists Exhibition - Denver, CO   
            Denver Parkscapes Art Exhibition - Denver, CO

1987    Pioneer’s Museum - Artist of the West Exhibit - Colorado Springs, CO
            Allied Artists of America Exhibition - New York, NY
            100 Years of Colorado Artists Exhibition - Denver, CO   
            Denver Parkscapes Art Exhibition - Denver, CO


AWARDS/HONORS

2014    Windows to the Divine - Artist of the Year Award
2013    Friends of Western Art - Artist of the Year Award
2013    Mountain Oyster Club – Wieghorst Award, Members voted Best in Show
2008    Mountain Oyster Club – Wieghorst Award, Members voted Best in Show
2005    Artist-in-Residence - Big Sur Land Trust/Brazil Ranch – Big Sur, CA
2004    Music From Angel Fire Chamber Music Festival - Featured Poster Artist
2003    Carmel Plein Air Festival -  Best Local Artist
2002    Carmel Plein Air Festival - Honorable Mention
2000    Carmel Plein Air Festival - co-winner Best of Show
2000    Artists of America - Master Artist Award
1997    New Mexico Symphony Orchestra - Featured Poster Artist
1996    Music From Angel Fire Chamber Music Festival - Featured Poster Artist
1996    National Academy of Design, Acrylic Painter of the Year
1995    "Covering the West" - Best of the Southwest Award
1994    Santa Fe Opera Poster - Featured Artist
1992    National Parks Academy “Arts for the Parks” Competition – Finalist, Best Landscape Award
1991    National Parks Academy “Arts for the Parks” Competition –  Finalist
1990    Colorado House of Representatives Art Competition – Finalist
1989    National Parks Academy “Arts for the Parks” Competition –  Finalist
1989    Artists of the West - Featured Artist
1988    Denver Parkscapes Art Exhibition - Best of Show
1987    Denver Parkscapes Art Exhibition - Best of Show

 
MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum – Tucson, AZ
The Denver Art Museum - Denver, CO
The Forbes Museum - New York, NY
Genesee Museum - Mumford, NY
Pioneer's Museum - Colorado Springs, CO
The Tucson Art Museum - The John Goodman Collection - Tucson, AZ
The University of New Mexico Fine Arts Museum - Albuquerque, NM


DISTINCTIVE COLLECTIONS

AOL/Time Warner - New York, NY
Banc One - Denver, CO
Blockbuster Video Headquarters - Houston, TX
Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher – New York, NY           
Guarantee Bank and Trust - Denver, CO
Erivan & Helga Haub Western Art Collection – Wiesbaden, Germany
FORBES Magazine – New York, NY
Founders Asset Management, Inc. - Denver, CO
Holland and Hart, Attys. -at-law - Denver, CO
Indonesian Secretary of State   
Raymond James Collection - Dallas, TX   
R.J. Bank and Company, Inc. - Tampa, FL
Texaco World Headquarters – New York, NY               
World Trade Center - Los Angeles, CA


SPECIAL COMMISSIONS

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum - Tucson, AZ
Affiliated Bank Shares of Colorado - Denver, CO
AmFirst Bank – Denver, CO
Bank of Ireland – Dublin, Ireland
Chevron Corporation - San Francisco, CA
Denver Convention Center - Denver, CO
First National Bank of Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs, CO
Metro Bank - Denver, CO
Texaco International Headquarters - New York, NY


PERIODICALS PUBLICATION

Plein Air Magazine - Feature Article - March 2014
Southwest Art Magazine - Feature Article -December 2012
Plein Air Magazine - Feature Article/Artist Profile - Winter Issue 2011
Southwest Art Magazine - Feature Article - December 2010
New Mexico Magazine - Feature Article - March 2010
Focus Santa Fe – Feature Article/Cover - August/September 2008
Carmel Magazine - Feature Article Gallery Scene- Spring/ Summer 2007
SkyWest Magazine – Feature/Cover - September/October 2006
Workshop Magazine - Cover Article/Premier Issue - Winter 2005
Southwest Art – Feature Article - August 2005
Focus Santa Fe – Feature Article/Cover - June/July 2005
San Francisco Magazine - Feature Article - November 2004
Carmel Magazine - Cover/Feature Article Gallery Scene- Spring/Summer  2004
Focus Santa Fe – Feature Article/Cover - August 2003
Art & Antiques – Feature Article - May 2001
Art of The West  – Feature Article - January/February 2001
American Artist Magazine – Realism Today - October 2000
Central Coast Adventures - Artist Profile - Summer 2000
Southwest Art – Feature Article - June 2000
Art of The West – California Art Club Tradition – May/June 2000
Watercolor Magazine - Cover/Feature Article -  Spring 2000
Art of The West – Feature Article - November/December 1997
Focus Santa Fe – Feature Article/Cover - August 1997
The Artists Magazine Art Masters: Color Secrets of the Masters - 1996
Art of The West – Feature/Cover Article - July/August 1995   
Watercolor - Fall 1993
Focus Santa Fe – Feature Article/Cover - April/May 1993   
Southwest Profile - November 1992
Focus Santa Fe – Feature Article/Cover - August 1991
Southwest Art – Feature Article/Cover - August 1991       
The Artists Magazine - April 1990
American Artist – Feature Article/Cover - August 1990   
Art-Talk “Trends in American Art” – Feature Article/Cover - March 1989
U.S. Art Magazine – Feature Article/Cover - April 1989
Art-Talk “Artists Worth Watching” – Feature Article/Cover - June 1989


BOOK PUBLICATION

Art of the National Parks: Historic Connections Contemporary Interpretations by Jean Stern, Susan Hallsten McGarry & Terry Lawson Dunn; Fresco Fine Art Publishers; Albuquerque, NM; 2013
Art Journey America: 89 Painter’s Perspectives ed. by Kathryn Kipp; North Light Books;
Cincinnati, OH; 2011
California Light: A Century of Paintings by Jean Stern & Molly Siple; Rizzoli Publishers;
New York, NY; 2011
Vanishing Circles by Linda Brewer; ASDM Press; 2011
Sketchbook Confidential ed. by Pam Wiseman & Stefanie Laufersweiler; North Light Books;
Cincinnati, OH; 2010
Art Journey: New Mexico ed. by F&W Media; North Light Books; Cincinnati, OH; 2009
Landscapes of Colorado  Ann S. Daley, curator; text by Michael Paglia; Fresco Fine Art Publishers;
Albuquerque, NM; 2007
Land of Sunlight: Contemporary Paintings of San Diego County by James Lightner;
San Diego Flora; San Diego, CA; 2007
From Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America; The Haggin Museum; Stockton, CA; 2004
Keys to Painting Trees & Foliage by Rachel Wolf; North Light Books; Cincinnati, OH; 2001
Keys to Painting Fruit & Flowers by Rachel Wolf; North Light Books; Cincinnati, OH; 2000
Leading the West by Donald J. Hagerty; Northland Publishing; Flagstaff, AZ; 1998
Acrylic Painters: Styles & Techniques by Rachel Wolf; North Light Books; Cincinnati, OH; 1997
The North Light Book of Acrylic Painting Technique by Earl Killeen; North Light Books;
Cincinnati, OH; 1995
Acrylic Masterclass by Sally Bulgin; HarperCollins; London, England; 1993
Tony Couch’s Keys to Successful Painting by Tony Couch; North Light Books; Cincinnati, OH; 1992

 

SELECTED CATALOGUES

Artists of America  (Denver, CO: Denver Rotary Club and Colorado History Museum, 1991-2000)
Arts for the Parks  (Jackson, WY: National Parks Academy for the Arts, 1989, 1991, 1992)
California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibitions  (Pasadena, CA: California Art Club, 2000, 2004, 2008-2012)
Contemporary Artists Paint Yosemite and the Eastern Sierra  (Stockton, CA: The Haggin Museum, 2001)
Contemporary Realism Collection, Denver Art Museum  (Denver, CO: Denver Art Museum, 2006)
From Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America   (Stockton, CA: The Haggin Museum, 2004)
Governor’s Invitational  (Loveland, CO: Rotary Clubs of Loveland and Loveland Museum, 1993-1999)

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Signature Member – California Art Club
Mountain Oyster Club - Honorary Artist Member
Master Artist – Artists of America
Artist Member – Mountain Oyster Club
Acrylic Painters of America
Instructor - Scottsdale Artists’ School
Instructor – Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute
Instructor - Fechin Institute
Faculty Member - Plein Air Convention and Expo 2014

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2014    Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
2013    Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
2012    Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
2011    Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
2010    Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
2009    Portnoy Galleries – Carmel, CA
           Meyer Gallery – Santa Fe, NM
2008    Portnoy Galleries – Carmel, CA
           Meyer Gallery – Santa Fe, NM
2007    Portnoy Galleries – Carmel, CA
           Meyer Gallery – Santa Fe, NM
2006    Meyer Gallery – Santa Fe, NM
2005    Meyer Gallery – Santa Fe, NM
           Portnoy Galleries – Carmel, CA
2004    Morris & Whiteside Galleries - Hilton Head
           Portnoy Galleries – Carmel, CA
           Meyer Gallery – Santa Fe, NM
2003    Carson Gallery – Denver, CO
           Meyer Gallery – Santa Fe, NM
2002    Morris & Whiteside Galleries - Hilton Head
           Meyer Gallery – Santa Fe, NM
           Portnoy Galleries – Carmel, CA
2001    Portnoy Galleries – Carmel, CA
           Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
2000    Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM       
           Morris & Whiteside Galleries - Hilton Head
1999    Carson Gallery - Denver, CO   
           Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
1998    Portnoy Galleries - Carmel, CA   
           Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM   
1997    Carson Gallery - Denver, CO   
           Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
1996    Carson Gallery - Denver, CO
           Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
1995    Carson Gallery - Denver, CO
           Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
           Trailside Americana Gallery – Scottsdale, AZ
1994    Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
1993    Trailside Americana Gallery - Carmel, CA
1992    Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
1991    Carson Gallery - Denver, CO
1990    Meyer Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
1989    Hayden-Hays Gallery - Colorado Springs, CO
           The Taos Gallery - Taos, NM

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