Bio


EDUCATION:
Art Center College of Design ~ Pasadena, California 1976 -1978
Sierra College ~ Rocklin, California 1973 - 1976

INFORMAL EDUCATION:
Margaret C. Baumgaertner Portrait Workshop ~ Lacrosse, Wisconsin 2001
Zhang Wen Xin Workshop ~ Jackson, Wyoming 1993
Richard Schmid Workshop ~ Bartlesville, Oklahoma 1989
Stephen Gjertson, Art Barn School of Classical Realism ~ Two Harbors,
Minnesota 1988
Richard Schmid Workshop ~ Des Plaines, Illinois 1988

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
I continually teach workshops all over the country. The listing of dates became too long to continue
but my website, blog and facebook page all list any classes or workshops that I schedule.
Scottsdale, AZ ~ Scottsdale Artists School ~ 2011
Taylors Falls, MN ~ Annual Landscape Painting Workshop ~ 2007 - Current year.
Sioux Falls, SD ~ South Dakota Plein Air Painters ~ 2007
Amelia Island Florida ~ North Florida Plein Air Painters ~ 2007
Ozark Pastel Society ~ Springdale, Arkansas 2006
ArtCenter, Traverse City ~ Traverse City, Michigan 2006, 2007
Lake Country Pastel Society ~ Chaska, Minnesota 2006
Northern Florida Plein Air Painters ~ Jacksonville, Florida 2006
Cornucopia Art Center ~ Lanesboro, Minnesota 2004, 2005, 2006
Minnesota River School of Art ~ Burnsville, Minnesota 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Crossings at Carnegie ~ Zumbrota, Minnesota 2001 - 2002
University of Minnesota ~ St. Paul, Minnesota 1995
Great River Road Symposium ~ Red Wing, Minnesota 1992
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators ~ University of Minnesota ~ St.Paul,Min-
nesota 1990

AWARDS:
Door County Plein Air Festival ~ Artist's Choice 2nd place, Juror's Award for best portfolio 2nd place ~ 2010
Canvoo Bold Brush Competition, 2nd Place '09, Finalist Oils, Finalist Pastel.
John Marion Pardy Landscape Award of Excellence, Oil Painters of Americas 19th Annual National Juried Exhibition~Legacy Gallery~Scottsdale, AZ 2010
Award of Excellence, Oil Painters of Americas 18th Annual National Juried Exhibition~Sage Creek Gallery~ Santa Fe, NM 2009
Presidents Award of Excellence, Oil Painters of America National Exhibition ~ Whistle Pik Gallery ~ Fredericksburg, Texas 2007
Phipps Center for the Arts ~ 2006 Members Exhibition ~ Award of Distinction
International Artist ~ 2006 Landscape Challenge ~ Finalist
Pastel Journal ~ 2004 PASTELS 100 ~ Honorable Mention Award, Landscape
Pastel Journal ~ 2003 PASTELS 100 ~ Fifth Place Landscape ~ Two Honorable
Mention Awards, Landscape
Pastel Journal ~ 2002 PASTELS 100 ~ Second Place Landscape
Awarded Signature Status, Oil Painters of America ( O.P.A.) 2001
Award of Excellence, Oil Painters of America National Exhibit ~ Gallery Ameri-
cana ~ Carmel, California 2000
Par Excellence Award, EAA Aviation Art Exhibit ~ Oshkosh, Wisconsin 1999

EXHIBITIONS and GALLERIES:
Creative Convergence: Cape Cod ~ Addison Art Gallery, Orleans, MA ~ 2011
Creative Convergence: San Miguel ~ Addison Art Gallery, Orleans, MA ~ 2010
SAS Beaux Arts Auction ~ Scottsdale, AZ ~ 2010
The Value of Black and White ~ Penninsula Art School, Fish Creek, WI ~ 2010
Oil Painters of America National Exhibit ~ Legacy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ ~ 2010
Oil Painters of America National Exhibit ~ Sage Creek Gallery, Santa Fe, NM ~ 2009
Oil Painters of America National Exhibit ~ Dana Gallery, Missioula, MT ~ 2008
Oil Painters of America National Exhibit ~ Whistle Pik Gallery, Fredricksburg, TX ~ 2007
Salon International 2007 ~ Greenhouse Gallery ~ San Antonio, TX ~ 2007
Small Paintings Exhibit ~ Waterhouse Gallery ~ Santa Barbara, CA ~ 2007
Coleman Fine Art ~ ‘Nocturnes’, Marc Hanson, John Cosby, and Mary Whyte ~ 2006
American Legacy Gallery ~ Summer Show, Marc Hanson, Mark Feckinger, and Jeff Legg 2006
Oil Painters of America 14th Annual National Exhibit ~ Hilligoss Gallery ~Chicago, Illinois ~ 2005
American Legacy Gallery ~ ‘Summer Group Show’ ~ 2004
Oil Painters of America Midwest Regional Exhibit ~ Hilligoss Gallery ~
Chicago, Illinois ~ 2004
Coleman Fine Art,Ltd ~ Charleston,South Carolina
Waterhouse Gallery ~ Santa Barbara, California
Nichol’s Taos Fine Art Gallery ~ Taos, New Mexico
American Legacy Gallery ~ ’The Beauty of Traditional Landscapes’ ~ Kansas City,Missouri 2003
Water Street Gallery ~ Saugatuck, Michigan
Meadow Creek Gallery presents ‘Marc Hanson’ ~ Edina, Minnesota 2003 ‘Premier Collection” Group Show ~ Meadow Creek Gallery ~ Edina, Min-
nesota 2002
‘Art du Jour’ ~ Meadow Creek Gallery, Edina ~ Minnesota 2002
Christmas Miniatures ~ Meadow Creek Gallery ~ Edina, Minnesota 2001
Oil Painters of America Midwest Regional Exhibit ~ Hilligoss Galleries ~ Chicago, Illinois 2003
Oil Painters of America National Exhibit ~ Zantman Art Galleries ~ Palm Desert,
California 2001
Oil Painters of America National Exhibit ~ Gallery Americana ~ Carmel, California 2000
Oil Painters of America National Exhibit ~ Vanier Fine Art ~ Scottsdale, Arizona
1999
Minnesota Landscapes ~ River Gallery ~ St. Paul, Minnesota 1997
Rochester Art Center ~ Rochester, Minnesota...
~ Southeastern Minnesota Landscapes-Seven Points of View 1995
~ Minnesota Landscape Painters 1993
~ Southeastern Minnesota Artists Exhibit 1989
Fall Classics Art Show ~ White Oak Gallery ~ Edina, Minnesota & Ponderosa Art
Gallery ~ Hamilton, Montana since 1985
Gateway Gallery ~ Albuquerque, New Mexico
American Miniatures ~ Settler’s West Gallery ~ Scottsdale, Arizona
Talisman Gallery ~ Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Cornucopia Art Center ~ Lanesboro, Minnesota
Jack Dennis’ Wyoming Gallery ~ Jackson, Wyoming
Jackson Rendezvous ~ Claggett/Rey Gallery ~ Vail, Colorado
Buffalo Museum of Science ~ Buffalo, New York
High Desert Museum ~ Bend, Oregon
Beijing Museum of Natural History ~ People’s Republic of China
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum ~ Honolulu, Hawaii
Santa Barbara Museum ~ Santa Barbara, California
Frye Art Museum ~ Seattle, Washington
‘ Nature of the Beast’ ~ Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art ~ Loretto, Pennsylvania
‘ Birds in Art ‘ ~ Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum ~ Wausau, Wisconsin
National Geographic Society Exhibit ~ Smithsonian Institution ~ Washington,DC
Southeastern Exhibition ~ Charleston, South Carolina
Easton Waterfowl Festival ~ Easton, Maryland
Carnegie Museum of Natural History ~ Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
British Museum of Natural History ~ London, England
Royal Scottish Academy ~ Edinburgh, Scotland

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
The Hamilton Collection, Illustrator ~ 1993 - 1995
Nice Man Merchandising, Illustrator ~ 1990 - 1993
National Screenprint, Illustrator ~ 1986 - 1989
National Geographic Society, Illustrator ~ 1983 - 1984
Rakela and Company Design Studio ~ Sacramento, California ~ Staff Illustrator

AFFILIATIONS:
Oil Painters of America (O.P.A.) ~ Signature Member

PUBLICATIONS:
American Art Collector, ‘Nocturnes’, 2006, Creative Convergence 2010, 2011
International Artist Magazine, Landscape Finalist, Issue 47 Feb/Mar 2006
Plein Air Magazine, Feature Story and Demonstration, February 2005
The Pastel Journal, Pastel 100 2002, 2003, 2004
Sporting Classics Magazine, Feature Story 1993
National Geographic Society ‘ A Field Guide to North American Birds’, 1984