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EDUCATION 1975 B.A., Southern Illinois University 1982 M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania SELECTED ONE-MAN EXHIBITIONS 1983 Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY 1986 Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY 2007 Fischer Art Gallery, Marshalltown, IA 2012 ICON Gallery, Fairfield, IA 2014 Buchanan Art Center, Monmouth, IL 2016 Art Center of Burlington, Burlington, IA 2017 Art Center of Burlington, Burlington, IA 2018 Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY 2018 Art Center of Burlington, Burlington, IA 2019 Blue Mountain Gallery / “Paint Happens!” (Sept-Oct), New York, NY, with Gallery Talk, and Talk with Horace Mann students Burlington Art Center / “The Paint Goes On!” (October), with Gallery Talk Americus Diamond Gallery / “Must See!” (May-June) 2020 Americus Diamond Gallery / “For Real” (April-August) with Gallery Talk, Fairfield, IA Gallery Carbone / “Nightcrawlers” (March), Alameda, CA AWARDS 1989 Who’s Who in American Art, Jacques Cattell Press 1990 Film in the Cities/ NEA, Minneapolis, MN 2000 N.E.A., Painting Grant SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 1978 “Works on Paper,” Annual, Chicago Art Institute 1979 Annual, Des Moines Art Center 1981 Wallinford Art Center, Wallinford PA 1982 “Collector's Gallery XVI,” Marion Koogler McNay Art Inst., San Antonio, TX 1983 “Contemporary American Watercolors,” Priebe Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI 1984 “American Seen,” Adams-Middleton Gallery, Dallas, TX “The Spirit of the Coast,” Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ Maine Drawing Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME 1985 “American Realism,” William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA “The Realist Landscape,” Rutgers University, Robeson Center Gallery, Newark, NJ 1985-87 “American Realism: Twentieth-Century Drawings and Watercolors,” organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH Madison Art Center, Madison, WI 1988 Maine Coast Artist Gallery, Rockport, ME “City Views: Panoramas of Particulars; works from the CIGNA Collection,” CIGNA Headquarters, Philadelphia, PA 1992 Great Falls Arts Center, Great Falls, MT Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR Paris Gibson Square Center for Contemporary Arts, Great Falls, MT Redding Museum and Art Center, Redding, CA 1993 Omak Art Center, Omak, WA Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT Fresno Art Center, Fresno, CA Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA 1996 Rogers/Tatistcheff, Los Angeles, CA 1997 Dropped out, built Straw-Bale House, Lenore, ID (Nebraska-style, load- bearing) 2004/05 Shilpi Gallery, Fairfield, IA 2007 Americus Gallery, Fairfield, IA 2008 ICON Art Institute, Fairfield, IA 2010 Teeple/Hanson Gallery, Fairfield, IA 2012 64Arts/ National Juried Annual, Monmouth, IA 2013 64Arts/ National Juried Annual, Monmouth, IA 2014 First Street Gallery, New York, NY 2015 Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY 64Arts / National Juried Annual, Monmouth, IA 2016 64Arts / National Juried Annual, Monmouth, IA Visiting Artist / Guest of San Francisco Art Institute Mike Kuchar 2017 Blue Mountain Gallery / Juried, Priscilla Caldwell (January), New York, NY Buchannan Art Center / “Art in the Heartland” (February), Monmouth, IL Blue Mountain Gallery / “Small Works” (July), New York, NY 2018 Art 52 / “Paint Happens” (March-April), Fairfield, IA Blue Mountain Gallery / “The Paint Goes On” (August), New York, NY New Sanctuary Coalition (December), Brooklyn, NY 2019 Blanden Art Museum / “Line” (January-March), Fort Dodge, IA Art-52 / “Line (traveling)” (April-May), Fairfield, IA. New member, November 2017. New show December 2019. Horace-Mann Gallery / Contemporary Realists Group Show, (October- December), New York, NY 2020 Blue Mountain Gallery / “Member Group Show” (January), New York, NY Blue Mountain Gallery / “Essential Art: Work by Blue Mountain Gallery Artists during the Pandemic: Part 1” (June-September), Virtual Exhibit: SELECTED COLLECTIONS CIGNA Corporation, PA Commerce Bancshares, Kansas City Connecticut Insurance General of North America, Philadelphia, PA Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, TX First National Bank of Boston Thomas Boudreau, Durango, CO Dr. Robert Carroll, New York Mr. & Mrs. Howard Zagor, New York Michael Cuddahe, New York Dr. Lawrence S. Waldman, OH Mrs. Paula Erskine, CA Cr. & Mrs. Steve Grossman, MA Boise Museum of Fine Arts, Boise, ID Mrs. William C. Janss, Idaho Mr. Paul Lurie, Illinois Tim & Meg Fitz-Randolph, Iowa City, IA Dr. & Mrs. Ken Sandler, Mahern, PA FMC Corporation, Executive Offices, Chicago, IL Professor Joseph Goldstein, New Haven, CT Randy Dillon, Fairfield, IA Zui R. Cohen, Manchester, NH Heidi Krabbe, Marshalltown, IA John Morris, Camden, ME Bank of New York, New York Ernst & Whinney, New York Susan Twomey, Monmouth, IL Prof. L. Gamberg, Penn. State University Kevin Cook, Toronto, Canada
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