AFFILIATIONS:

Alumni of Richard Lack's Classical Painting School - The Atelier Lack

American Impressionist Society - Artist Member

Outdoor Painters of Minnesota - Artist Member

RECENT AWARDS:

2013 First Place - Minnesota River Arts Fair Plein Air Competition

2013 Judge’s Award - Red Wing Plein Air Festival

2012 Depot Award for Best Single Painting - Red Wing Plein Air Festival

2011 Honorable Mention - Red Wing Plein Air Festival

2010 Honorable Mention - Zumbrota Paint Out

2009 Finalist Portrait - Best of Wet Canvas

2009 Top 100 - Paint the Parks

2008 Second 100 - Paint America

2008 Best of Show - Red Wing Plein Air Festival

2007 Best of Show (artist’s choice) - Stillwater En Plein Air

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2013 - 2008 Red Wing Plein Air Festival - Regional Juried Event and Show

2013 Kelley Gallery Small Works - Juried Show

2013 Nicholas R. Brewer Artist Collection Tour - Invitational Art Collection Tour and Sale

2012 The FrameWorks Outdoor Painters of Minnesota Show

2011 - 2010 Bonawitz Salon Show - Michael Padden Hair Studio

2010 American Impressionist Society - National Juried Show

2010 - 2011 The Oil Show - Local Juried Show, The FrameWorks, Saint Paul, MN

2008 Nomadas Del Arte – National Invitational Plein Air Exhibition, New Mexico

2009 Laguna Plein Air Painters Association - National Juried Exhibition and Sale, Annual Best of Plein Air Laguna Beach, CA

2008 Laguna Plein Air Painters Association - National Juried Exhibition and Sale, Annual Best of Plein Air Laguna Beach, CA

2007 Laguna Plein Air Painters Association - National Juried Exhibition and Sale, Annual Best of Plein Air Laguna Beach, CA

2007 The Best and the Brightest Show - National Juried Show, Scottsdale, AZ

ARTIST EXPERIENCE:

Invited Judge for Red Wing Plein Air Arts Festival

Freelance Designer and Painter with EverGreene Painting Studios

Commissioned Artist, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Umbria and Tuscany, Italy

Instructor - Bougie Studio of Fine Art, Minneapolis MN

Workshop Teacher - Welcome Wall, Sobriety High School, Edina MN

EDUCATION:

Skip Whitcomb Plein Air Seminar

Ray Roberts Plein Air Seminar

Graduate of the Richard Lack Atelier - School of Classical Painting

- five years of studio training under the Artist Richard Lack, and the American impressionist painter Don Koestner

REPRESENTATION:

Padden Hair Studio, Saint Paul, MN 651.699.1599

Red Wing Depot Gallery, Red Wing, MN 651.388.7569

Kelly Art and Frame, Woodbury, MN 651.738.7776

The FrameWorks, Saint Paul, MN 651.698.3372