Curriculum Vitae – Major Collections, Exhibitions & Awards

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Major Collections

  • Permanent Collection - Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), Minneapolis, MN
  • Permanent Collection - Emigrant Institute, Vaxjo, Sweden
  • U.S. Senate Offices - Washington D.C.
  • Executive Residence Library - State of Wisconsin - Madison, WI
  • Cargill Corporation Collection, MN
  • Evergreen Hospital, Kirkland, WA, Entrance Lobby and Chapel
  • Carl Pohlad Collection, MN
  • Osceola Medical Center, Major Collection of 17 originals - Osceola, WI
  • Private Quarters of the Royal Residence - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Horst Rechalbacher - founder of Aveda, Osceola, WI

 

Major Exhibitions & Awards

  • September 2016 to January 2018 - American Society of Marine Artists 17th National Exhibition, Hosted by 6 Museums
  • September 2017 - Art Renewal Center’s ARC Salon Traveling Exhibition, European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), Barcelona, Spain
  • June 2017 - Solo Exhibition, Music in the Landscape (working title), 25+ works, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN 
  • June 2017 - Il Chiostro's 12th Annual Art Exhibit, “The HeArt of Italy, New York, NY
  • May 2017 – Art Renewal Center’s ARC Salon Traveling Exhibition, Salmagundi Gallery, New York, NY
  • May 2017 - Oil Painters of America’s National Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Cincinnati, OH
  • February 2017 – 12th Maui Plein Air Invitational, Lahaina, HI
  • January 2017 – Art Muse, Master Class, Finalist
  • January 2017 - The Sedona Art Prize, Finalist
  • December 2016 - BoldBrush Painting Competition Finalist
  • December 2016 - Oil Painters of America's Fall Signature & Associate Online Showcase,  Honorable Mention
  • November 2016 - 12th Annual International Art Renewal Center's ARC Salon Competition, Third Place winner, Plein Air Magazine Award, Honorable Mention, Finalist
  • November 2016 - The Mountain Oyster Club's 47th Annual Auction and Exhibition, Tucson, AZ
  • October 2016 - The Sedona Art Prize, Finalist
  • October 2016 - EnPleinAir Texas Third National Juried Plein Air Exhibition, San Angelo, TX,  Texas Ranchland Award
  • September 2016 – The Sedona Art Prize,  Finalist
  • September 2016 - American Impressionist Society's 17th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Seattle, WA
  • September 2016 -"Making Waves: An Exploration of the Maritime World of Art" Exhibition, Williamsburg Art Gallery, Williamsburg, VA
  • August 2016 - The Artist's Magazine 33rd Annual Art Competition, Animal/Wildlife category,  Finalist
  • July 2016 - Duluth Art Institute's "Paint Du Nord" Plein Air Event, Duluth, MN,  Best Sense of Place Award
  • July 2016 - "Truth in Nature" Plein Air Painting Exhibition, Ford Family Gallery: White Bear Center for the Arts, White Bear Lake, MN
  • June to September 2016 - Outdoor Painters of Minnesota Exhibition of Plein Air Painting in Minnesota, MSP International Airport
  • May 2016 - Oil Painters of America's National Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Dallas, TX
  • April 2016 - American Society of Marine Artists North Regional Exhibition, Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona, MN
  • February 2016 – 11th Maui Plein Air Invitational, Lahaina, HI,  Pioneer Inn Award
  • December 2015 - The Artist's Magazine 32nd Annual Art Competition, Animal/Wildlife category,  Finalist
  • November 2015 - The Mountain Oyster Club's 46th Annual Auction and Exhibition, Tucson, AZ
  • October 2015 - EnPleinAir Texas Second National Juried Plein Air Exhibition, San Angelo, TX,  Third Place winner
  • October 2015 - American Impressionist Society's 16th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Scottsdale, AZ
  • September 2015 - BoldBrush Painting Competition Finalist
  • August - September 2015 - Solo Exhibition titled "Time Stands Still", 39 paintings, Jaques Art Center, Aitkin, MN
  • July 2015 - Duluth Art Institute's "Paint Du Nord" Plein Air Event, Duluth, MN
  • May 2015 - Oil Painters of America's National Exhibition of Traditional Oils, St. Augustine, FL 
  • 2014/2015 - 11th Annual International Art Renewal Center's ARC Salon Competition,  Finalist
  • April 2015 - Il Chiostro's 10th Annual Art Exhibit, Immagini: Images of Italy, Lambertville, NJ
  • March 2015 - BoldBrush Painting Competition,  Finalist
  • March 2015 - Il Chiostro's 10th Annual Art Exhibit, Immagini: Images of Italy, New York, NY
  • February 2015 – 10th Maui Plein Air Invitational, Lahaina, HI,  Montage Kapalua Bay Award, King of Frame Award
  • December 2014 – Raymar Fine Art Competition,  Finalist
  • 2013/2014 - 10th Annual International Art Renewal Center's ARC Salon Competition,  Finalist
  • October 2014 - American Impressionist Society's 15th Annual National Juried Exhibition
  • May 2014 – Minnetonka Center for the Arts Members' Juried Show, Wayzata, MN,  Best in Show - First Place
  • February 2014 – 9th Maui Plein Air Invitational, Lahaina, HI
  • June 2013 – Easels in Frederick Plein Air Invitational, Frederick, MA,  People’s Choice Award
  • February 2013 – 8th Maui Plein Air Invitational, Lahaina, HI
  • 2012 – American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition, Indianapolis, IN
  • July 2012 – Door County Plein Air Invitational, Peninsula School of Art, Fish Creek, WI
  • February 2012 – 7th Maui Plein Air Invitational, Lahaina, HI
  • March-April 2012 – Il Chiostro Juried Exhibition, The Art Gallery, 25 Central Park West, New York, NY
  • February 2011 – 6th Maui Plein Air Invitational, Lahaina, HI,  Irvine Museum Award of Excellence
  • 2010 – Oil Painters of America Regional Exhibition, Wilmington, SC
  • February 2010 – 5th Maui Plein Air Invitational, Lahaina, HI
  • 2010 – Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, Scottsdale, AZ
  • October 1-10, 2009 "Palais des Nations" Exhibition, United Nations Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland (10 artists)
  • February 2009 – 4th Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational, Maui, HI
  • November 2008 – 17th Annual Invitational Small Works Show, Howard/Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA
  • September 2008 – "Sharing the Colors of Tuscany", Conversation Pieces Gallery, St. Croix Falls, WI
  • February 2008 – 3rd Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational, Maui, HI
  • January 2008 – Solo Exhibition, "Landscapes - Looking Deeper", 36 paintings, Art Center of St. Peter, MN
  • April 2007 – Scottsdale Artists' School Beaux Arts Auction, Scottsdale, AZ
  • February 2007 – 2nd Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational, Maui, HI,  Irvine Museum Award of Excellence
  • March 2007 – "Brushes with Italy" Exhibition, Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY
  • September 2006 – “Artists for the New Century” invitational exhibition, Bennington, VT
  • June 2006 – The Society of Master Impressionists Inaugural National Juried Exhibition, Amarillo, TX
  • May 2006 – “Love of the Land”, Salon Exhibition, Howard Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA
  • February 2006 – Maui Plein Air Invitational, Maui, HI,  Irvine Museum Award of Excellence
  • November 2005 – 15th Annual Invitational Miniature Show, Kirkland, WA
  • 2005 – Solo Exhibition "Coming to Light", 52 paintings, Up North Fine Art, Lindstrom, MN
  • June 2005 – “Love of the Land”, Salon Exhibition, Howard Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA
  • 2004 – Best and Brightest Art Show, Scottsdale, AZ,  Plein Air Painters of America Marlin Linville Memorial Award
  • 2004 – 3rd Annual Rocky Mountain Plein Air painters, Estes Park, CO
  • 2004 – Two-person Chicago Exhibition, 30 paintings, Hilligos Galleries, Chicago, IL
  • 2004 – Desert Plein Air Invitational, La Quinta, CA
  • 2004 – La Petite XI Exhibition, Alder Gallery, Coburg, OR
  • 2004 – California Art Club, Women's City Club, Fall Exhibition, Pasadena, CA, Artists' Choice Award 
  • 2004 – Oil Painters of America 13th National Exhibition, Kirkland, WA
  • 2004 – Two-person Chicago Exhibition, 30 paintings, The Studios at Long Grove, Long Grove, IL
  • April 2004 - Plein Air Invitational, Wilmington, NC,  Best of Show
  • 2003 – Solo Exhibition, "Homecoming", 31 paintings, Up North Fine Art, Lindstrom, MN
  • December 2003 – Oil Painters of America Midwest Regional Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Chicago, IL,  Award of Excellence
  • 2003 – American Artists Professional League's 75th Grand National Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY,  Gardin Sawyer Memorial Award
  • 2003 – National Academy of Professional Plein Air Painters NY Paintout, New York, NY,  Best of Show
  • 2003 – National Academy of Professional Plein Air Painters NY Paintout, New York, NY,  Artists' Choice Award
  • November 2003 – Salmagundi Club - American Artists Professional League 75th Grand National Exhibition, New York, NY
  • November 2001 – Salmagundi Club - American Artists Professional League 73rd Grand National Exhibition, New York, NY
  • October 2001 – National Arts Club - Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 105th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
  • September 2001 – Arts for the Parks Top 100 - Jackson, WY
  • Summer 1995 (2 person) – New Masters Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1991-1993 – ongoing 3 artist gallery - Pettis and Wirkkula Arts, Osceola, WI
  • 1984 - 1985 (3 person) – Elayne Galleries, three events, St. Louis Park, MN
  • 1977 - 1979 – Atelier Lack, Minneapolis, MN