EDUCATION

1973-1978 B.A. in Art, summa cum laude, Minnesota State University-Moorhead, Moorhead, MN

 

SOLO EXHIBITS                                                                                 

2017 Center for the Arts/Art Association Gallery, Jackson, WY (upcoming)
2013 The Arboretum at Flagstaff, Flagstaff, AZ
2009 Center Street Gallery, Jackson Hole, WY
2006 Framer’s Choice Gallery, Gaithersburg, MD
2004 Framer’s Choice Gallery, Gaithersburg, MD
2003 Dumbarton Church, Georgetown, Washington, DC
2003 BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD
2002 Weinberg Center for the Arts, Frederick, MD
1997 Meadow Creek Gallery, Edina, MN
1995 Koucky Gallery, Charlevoix, MI
1991 Andersen Corporation, Bayport, MN

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS  (juried or invitational)

2017 Minnesota Watercolor Society, Dancing with Color and Light, Minneapolis, MN
2017  Chinese Culture and Community Center, West Meets East, Gaithersburg, MD
2017 Tubac Center for the Arts, Flight, Tubac, AZ
2016 Women Artists of the West annual national juried exhibit, Fredericksburg, TX
2015 Watercolor Wyoming 30th annual national juried exhibit, Sheridan, WY (Best Wyoming Artist award)
2016 – 2013 Watercolor Wyoming  annual national juried exhibit, Sheridan, WY
2016- 2012 Horizon Fine Art, group exhibit, Jackson Hole, WY
2010 Trio Fine Arts, Resonance, two person exhibit, Jackson Hole, WY
2016 – 1998 National Sumi-e Society of America, included in 13 annual international juried exhibits at various USA locations
2006 Strathmore Hall Arts Center, three-person exhibit, Bethesda, MD
2005, 2004 Strathmore Hall, Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Engravers Society of Washington, DC, international juried exhibition, Bethesda, MD
2004 MFA Circle Gallery, American Landscapes, national juried exhibit, Annapolis MD
2004 Strathmore Hall Arts Center juried members show, Bethesda MD
2003 Landscape Unlimited, Fine Arts Building Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002 Works on Paper, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD
2002 Touchstone Gallery National All Media Show, Washington DC
2002 Gallery West, national juried exhibit, Alexandria, VA
1997 Naples Art Gallery,  two person exhibit,  Naples, FL
1996 The Art League Gallery, American Landscapes, Alexandria, VA
1995 Naples Art Gallery, two person exhibit, Naples, FL
1993 Meadow Creek Gallery, two person exhibit, Edina, MN

 

AWARDS and ACHIEVEMENTS

2017 Featured “View22: Field Studies” artist, painting properties protected by Jackson Hole Land Trust in Wyoming
2017 “2nd Honors”, Minnesota Watercolor Society spring exhibit
2016 Achieved Wyoming Watercolor Artists signature member status
2016 Acceptance into Women Artists of the West, associate member
2015 Best Wyoming Artist Award, Watercolor Wyoming 30th Annual National Exhibit
2015 Blue Heron Art Award, Sumie Society of America exhibit, Mobile, AL
2010 National Capital Area Award , Sumi-e Society of America exhibit, Washington, DC
2008 Ming Chiao Award for Non-Traditional Painting, Sumi-e Society of America exhibit, Bethesda, MD
2006, 2005 Paul Schwartz Memorial Award, Sumi-e Society of America exhibit, Bethesda, MD, Clearwater, FL
2003 Irving Affias Award, Sumi-e Society of America juried exhibit, Bethesda, MD
2002 Honorable Mention,Touchstone Gallery annual national juried All Media exhibit, Washington, DC
2001 Tesshin Sasaki Award, Sumi-e Society of America juried exhibit, Portsmouth, VA
1999 Winsor-Newton Award, Sumi-e Society Exhibit, Long Island, NY
1998 Ming Chiao Award for Non-Traditional Painting, Sumi-e Society Exhibit, Mobile, AL
1998 1st  Place Award, Sumi-e Society National Capital Area Chapter juried members show, Alexandria, VA
1992 Purchase Award, Wausau Festival of Arts, Wausau, WI

 

GRANTS

2016 Ringholz Foundation Visual Art Grant
1991 Minnesota State Arts Board Career Opportunity Grant

 

PUBLICATIONS

2016 www.jonimitchell.com, June 2016, Wyoming Artist Connects with Inner Joni Mitchell
2016 Travel Dreams Magazine, June 2016, Wyoming Artist Connects with Inner Joni Mitchell
2012 Images West Magazine, summer ed., Wondrous Watercolor by Brielle Schaeffer
2012 JH Weekly, Nov. 14, cover art
2011 The Christmas Crown, author Maria Martin, illustrations by Kay Stratman
2010 Jackson Hole News and Guide, Sept. 8,  Opportune Introduction by Caitlin Clark
2009 Images West Magazine,  summer ed., Beyond Paint and Bronze by Katy Niner
2007 The Japanese Ink Painting Handbook by Susan Frame, Fall Rivers Press
2006 Washington Post, Best Bets, Dec. 28
2006 Art Business News, May, Emerging Artists – Trendsetters
2001 The Artist’s Illustrated Encyclopedia by Phil Metzger, North Light Books

 

COLLECTIONS

Grand Teton Association, Jackson Hole,WY

Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Chesapeake Bay MD

Montgomery County Government, Rockville, MD

Venable, Baetjer and Howard Law Firm, McLean, VA

Lockheed Martin

ITT Life Insurance, Minneapolis, MN

Naples Design Collections, Naples, FL

Wausau Insurance Company, Wausau, WI

BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown MD