Curriculum Vitae

Rebecca Latham
E-mail: rebecca@lathamstudios.com

Education

Beartooth School of Art
Painting/Drawing concentration, Bozeman, Montana
Private & group courses with the following artists:
John Banovich, Robert Bateman, Carl Brenders, Matthew Hillier, Jack Hines, Terry Isaac, Bruce Miller, Daniel Smith, Ray “Paco” Young, Jessica Zemsky
US Department of the Interior
Ornithology/Painting concentration, Stone Harbor, New Jersey
Private & group courses with the following artists:
Will Goebel, Wayne Trimm
Susan K Black Foundation
Painting/Drawing concentration, Dubois, Wyoming
Private & group courses with the following artists:
Greg Beecham, Will Bullas, Mort Solberg
Other Independent private & group courses with the following artists/scientists: 
  • Patricia Geisheker, artist
  • Tom Lynch, artist
  • The Tree of Life, Dr. Scott Lanyon, U of MN Department of Ecology
  • Conserving Minnesota’s Prairie Butterfly Heritage, Dr. Erik Runquist, Butterfly Conservation Biologist
  • Wonderful World of Bats, Nina Fascione, Bat Conservation International/Defenders of Wildlife
  • The Plight and Promise of Parrots, Joanna Eckles, World Parrot Trust, and Dave Cruz
  • The Ecological Future of North American Bison, Dr. Kyran Kunkel
  • Tourism as a Conservation Tool, Jeff Muntifering

 

Gallery Representation (Current)

  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery – Frenchtown, New Jersey www.decoyswildlife.com
  • Kelley Galleries – Woodbury, Minnesota www.kelleygalleries.com
  • Lovetts Gallery – Tulsa, Oklahoma www.lovettsgallery.com
  • Gallery One – Mentor, Ohio
  • Seaside Art Gallery – Nags Head, North Carolina www.seasideart.com
  • Turpin Gallery – Jackson Hole, Wyoming 
  • Whistle Pik Galleries – Fredericksburg, Texas www.whistlepik.com
  • Vertical Peaks Fine Art – Jackson Hole, Wyoming(-2013)
  • Robert Paul Galleries – Stowe, Vermont
  • Nature’s Palette Art Gallery – Hastings, Minnesota (1996 – 2002)
  • Picture Gardens Art Gallery – Hastings, Minnesota (2002 – 2004)
  • Horizon Fine Art Gallery – Jackson Hole, Wyoming (2001 – 2005)
  • Ron Stewart Gallery – Scottsdale, Arizona (2004 – 2005)
  • Gabrielles Gallery – Frenchtown, NJ
  • Artiques Gallery – Snowhill, Maryland
  • Yoshida’s Fine Art Gallery – Portland, Oregon (2007)
  • Galleries West Fine Art – Jackson Hole, Wyoming (2005 – 2010)
  • Rain Dance Gallery – Jackson Hole, Wyoming (2010 – 2012)
  • Moose Horn Gallery – Livingston, Montana (2004 – 2012)
  • Miller Gallery – Cincinatti, Ohio (2005 – 2008)

 

Featured Artist Exhibitions (Solo, Family, and Select Group Shows)

2014

  •  – Seaside Art Gallery – Nags Head, North Carolina

2013

  • 2013 Spring Show – Whistle Pik Galleries – Fredericksburg, Texas

2012

  • Petite & Powerful – Lovetts Gallery – Tulsa, Oklahoma

2010

  • Featured Artists – Whistle Pik Galleries – Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Kelley Galleries – Hudson, Wisconsin

2009

  • Featured Artists – Moosehorn Gallery – Livingston, Montana

2007

  • Featured Artists – Moosehorn Gallery – Livingston, Montana
  • Latham Studios Spring Show – Carpenter Nature Center – Hastings, Minnesota
  • Latham Studios Fall Show – Carpenter Nature Center – Hastings, Minnesota

 2006

  • Latham Studios Spring Show – Carpenter Nature Center – Hastings, Minnesota
  • Latham Studios Fall Show – Carpenter Nature Center – Hastings, Minnesota

 2005

  • “Natural Inspirations”- A Latham Family Painting Exhibition – Galleries West Fine Art – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Latham Studios Spring Show – Carpenter Nature Center – Hastings, Minnesota
  • Latham Studios Fall Show – Carpenter Nature Center – Hastings, Minnesota

2004

  • “Nature’s Details”- a Family of Painters Capturing Nature’s Elusive Beauty – Horizon Fine Art Gallery – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • “Spirit of the Wild”- a Family of Painters Capturing Nature’s Elusive Beauty – Horizon Fine Art Gallery – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Latham Studios Fall Show – Carpenter Nature Center – Hastings, Minnesota
  • Latham Studios SpringShow – Carpenter Nature Center – Hastings, Minnesota

2003

  • “Into the Wild”-The Lathams a Family of Painters – Horizon Fine Art Gallery – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Latham Studios Spring Show – Carpenter Nature Center – Hastings, Minnesota
  • Latham Studios Fall Show – Carpenter Nature Center – Hastings, Minnesota
  • Three person show – Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Gallery – Bloomington, Minnesota

2001

  • Featured at the Frances Jacques Master exhibit at the James Ford Bell Museum at the University of Minnesota

 

Group Exhibitions (Group Shows)

2014

  • 10th Annual Small Works Painting Show, Planet Bronze, Bozeman, MT
  • American Miniatures Exhibition – Settlers West Galleries, Tucson, Arizona
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • 21st Annual Spring Open House
  • Jackson Fall Arts Festival – Turpin Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming
  • Masters In Miniature – Trailside Galleries, Jackson, Wyoming
  • Masterworks in Miniature 2014 – Gallery One, Mentor, Ohio
  • The Art of the Miniature XXII – The Snowgoose Gallery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina
    • International Miniature Art Show, 24th Annual
    • Animals in Art
  • Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas
    • Small Masterpieces

2013

  • 2013 IAA Animal Art Show, Irving, TX
  • 8th Annual Small Works Painting Show, Planet Bronze, Bozeman, MT
  • American Miniatures Exhibition – Settlers West Galleries, Tucson, Arizona
  • Art and the Animal, 52nd Annual Exhibition of the Society of Animal Artists National Museum Tour
    • The Art Museum, University of Kentucky, Singletary Center for the Arts, Feb – Apr, Lexington, KY
    • Kenosha Public Museum, May – Jun, Kenosha, WI
    • Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, Jul – Aug, Mason City, IA
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • 20th Annual Spring Open House
  • Jackson Fall Arts Festival – Vertical Peaks Fine Art, Jackson, Wyoming
  • Masters In Miniature – Trailside Galleries, Jackson, Wyoming
  • Masterworks in Miniature 2013 – Gallery One, Mentor, Ohio
  • The Art of the Miniature XXI – The Snowgoose Gallery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina
    • International Miniature Art Show, 22nd Annual
    • Animals in Art
  • Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas
    • 2013 Spring Show
    • 2013 Fall Show
    • All You Need is Love…and Art!
    • God Bless America
    • Good Bye to Summer
    • Labor of Love
    • Small Masterpieces

2012

  • Art and the Animal, 52nd Annual Exhibition of the Society of Animal Artists, Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ
  • Artists For Conservation Exhibition & Festival – Grouse Mountain, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennnington, Vermont
    • Art of the Animal XVII
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • 19th Annual Spring Open House
  • Jackson Fall Arts Festival – Vertical Peaks Fine Art, Jackson, Wyoming
  • Masters In Miniature – Trailside Galleries, Jackson, Wyoming
  • Masterworks in Miniature 2012 – Gallery One, Mentor, Ohio
  • The Art of the Miniature XX – The Snowgoose Gallery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Treasures in Miniature – MIVAL Gallery, Mercer Island, Washington
  • SmallWorks NorthAmerica 2012 – Greenwich Workshop Gallery at Seymour
  • Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina
    • International Miniature Art Show, 21st Annual
    • Animals in Art
  • Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas
    • Precious Packages for the Holiday Season

2011

  • Art and the Animal, 50th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Animal Artists National Museum Tour
    • Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Mar – Apr, Bolivar, MO
    • The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Apr – Sept, Norman, OK
  • Artists For Conservation Exhibition & Festival – Grouse Mountain, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Artists For Conservation Exhibition Tour – Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona
  • Art of the Plains, American Plains Artists – The New Mexico Heritage Museum, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • 18th Annual Spring Open House
  • International Guild of Realism’s Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition, Sage Creek Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Jackson Fall Arts Festival – Raindance Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming
  • Masters In Miniature – Trailside Galleries, Jackson, Wyoming
  • Masterworks in Miniature 2010 – Gallery One, Mentor, Ohio
  • Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas
    • Precious Packages for the Holiday Season

2010  

  • Art and the Animal, 50th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Animal Artists and Tour, San Diego Natural History Museum
    • The Wildlife Experience Museum, Nov–Feb 2011, Parker (Denver), CO
  • Alabama Flora and Fauna Art Show – Millbrook, Alabama, Historic Lanark Home, AWF Headquarters
  • American Miniatures – Settlers West Galleries, Tucson, Arizona
  • Art of the Animal XV – Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennnington, Vermont
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • 17th Annual Spring Open House
  • Foot in the Door 4 – Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Gallery North Miniatures Show – Gallery North, Edmonds, Washington
  • International Guild of Realism’s Fifth Annual Juried Exhibition, J. Willott Gallery, Palm Desert, California
  • International Miniature Art Show, 19th Annual – Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina
  • Jackson Fall Arts Festival – Raindance Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming
  • Masterworks in Miniature 2010 – Gallery One, Mentor, Ohio
  • Miniatures Show, 2010 – Kelley Galleries, Woodbury, Minnesota
  • Nature in Miniature – Fallbrook Art Center, Fallbrook, California
  • Patuxent Wildlife Art Show – Patuxent NWR, Laurel, Maryland
  • Planet Bronze Miniature Show – Bozeman, Montana
  • Portrait – Huntington Arts Council – Main Street Petite Gallery, Huntington, New York
  • Portrait Show, 27th Annual – Francesca Fine Art Gallery, Lexington, Massachusetts
  • Richeson 75: Stillife & Floral – Richeson School of Art & Gallery, Kimberly, Wisconsin
  • The Art of the Miniature XVIII – The Snow Goose Gallery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • The Bird Show, An Exhibition Celebrating Birds – Edina Art Center, Edina, Minnesota
  • Watercolor USA 2010 – Springfield Art Museum’s 49th Exhibition, Springfield, Missouri
  • Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas
    • 15th Anniversary Celebration
    • 15th Annual Christmas Miniature Show

2009

  • Almost Miniatures Show, 26th Annual – Francesca Fine Art Gallery, Lexington, Massachusetts
  • American Art in Miniature – Thomas Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Christmas Miniature Show, 14th Annual – Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • Spring Open House
  • Galleries West Fine Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
    • Fall Roundup, 7th Annual , Jackson Fall Arts Festival
    • Little Jewels Miniature Show
  • Impressions of New England – Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennnington, Vermont
  • International Miniature Art Show, 18th Annual – Seaside Art Gallery – Nags Head, North Carolina
  • Masterworks in Miniature 2009 – Gallery One, Mentor, Ohio
  • Miniature Fine Art Show, 3rd Annual – Artistic Designs Gallery, Brownsburg, IN
  • NatureWorks Wildlife Art Show & Sale – Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Planet Bronze Miniature Show – Bozeman, Montana
  • Small Works Big Impressions, Society of Animal Artists – Wildlife Experience Museum Parker, Colorado

2008  

  • 4th World Federation of Miniaturists Exhibition – Burnie Regional Art Gallery – Tasmania, Australia
  • Art and the Animal, 47th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Animal Artists Museum Tour
    • Jun – Aug Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC
    • Aug – Oct Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville, OH
    • Nov – Dec Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute, Tucson, AZ
    • Apr – May West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, AZ
  • Art of the Animal Kingdom XIII – Bennington, Vermont
  • American Art in Miniature – Thomas Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Christmas Miniature Show, 13th Annual – Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • Spring Open House
  • Galleries West Fine Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
    • Fall Roundup, 6th Annual , Jackson Fall Arts Festival
    • Little Jewels Miniature Show
    • Thought to Finish: the Creative Process behind the Finished Works
  • Hilliard Society of Miniaturists International Exhibition – Wells, Somerset, United Kingdom
  • International Miniature Art Show, 17th Annual – Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina
  • International Miniature Art Show, 33rd Annual, Miniature Art Society of Florida – Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, Florida
  • It’s for the Birds – Eugene H. & Dorothy Kleinpell Gallery – River Falls, Wisconsin
  • Miniatures in Mariposa, Northern California Society of Arts in Miniature – Mariposa, CA
  • Miniature Fine Art Show, 2nd Annual – Artistic Designs Gallery, Brownsburg, IN
  • Moosehorn Gallery Show – Moosehoen Gallery, Livingston, Montana
  • NatureWorks Wildlife Art Show & Sale – Tulsa, Oklahoma

2007

  • 4th Internationale d’art Miniature – Quebec, Canada
  • Art and the Animal, 47th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Animal Artists – Wildlife Experience Museum, Parker, Colorado
  • Bennington Center for the Arts – Bennington, Vermont
    • Art of the Animal Kingdom XII
    • Small Works Show
  • Christmas Miniature Show, 12th Annual – Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery, Frenchtown, New Jersey
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • Spring Open House
    • Special Featured Exhibition
  • El Dorado Fine Art Gallery’s 26th Annual Miniature Show
  • Galleries West Fine Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
    • Fall Roundup, 5th Annual , Jackson Fall Arts Festival
    • Little Jewels Miniature Show
    • Wild Spirit: Interpretations of Wildlife
  • Hilliard Society of Miniaturists International Exhibition – Wells, Somerset, United Kingdom
  • International Miniature Art Show, 16th Annual – Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina
  • Marwell Wildlife Art Exhibition – Marwell Zoo – England
  • Miniature Painters, Sculptors, & Gravers Society (MPSGS) – 74th Annual Miniature Art Exhibition – Bethesda, Maryland
  • Miniature Show, 15th Annual – Parklane Gallery – Kirkland, Washington
  • Miniatures in Mariposa, Northern California Society of Arts in Miniature – Mariposa, CA
  • NatureWorks Wildlife Art Show & Sale – Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • North American Miniature Art Exhibition, 24th Annual – Baltimore, Maryland
  • Objects of Desire XVI Holiday Miniature Exhibition – Miller Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Planet Bronze Miniature Show – Bozeman, Montana
  • Royal Miniature Society (RMS) 2007 Exhibition – London, England
  • The National Exhibition of Wildlife Art (NEWA) – England
  • The Wildlife Art Society’s 15th Anniversary Exhibition – Nature in Art Museum – England

2006

  • 2006 Kentucky National Wildlife Art Exhibit – OVAL Fine Arts Center, Henderson, Kentucky
  • American Art in Miniature – Thomas Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Arts for the Parks, Mini 100 – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Christmas Miniature Show, 11th Annual – Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery, Frenchtown, New Jersey
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • Spring Open House
  • Galleries West Fine Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
    • Fall Roundup, 4th Annual , Jackson Fall Arts Festival
    • Little Jewels Miniature Show
  • Miniature Art Society of Florida (MASF) 31st Annual International Miniature Art Show – Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, Florida
  • Miniature Painters, Sculptors, & Gravers Society (MPSGS), 73rd Annual Miniature Art Exhibition – Bethesda, Maryland
  • NatureWorks Wildlife Art Show & Sale – Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Objects of Desire XV Holiday Miniature Exhibition – Miller Gallery – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • The Wildlife Art Society International (TWASI) – Annual International Exhibition – Georgian House at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park – Port Lympne, Kent, England (UK)

2005 

  • American Artists for Tsunami Victims Art Auction – Arden House Estate, Harriman, New York, Columbia University & Orange Co. Art League
  • Bennington Center for the Arts – Bennington, Vermont
    • Art of the Animal Kingdom X
    • Impressions of New England VI
  • Arts for the Parks Competition – Mini 100 – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Christmas Miniature Show, 10th Annual – Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • Spring Open House
  • Drawn to Nature Art Exhibition & Sale – Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Galleries West Fine Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
    • Fall Roundup, 3rd Annual , Jackson Fall Arts Festival
    • Little Jewels Miniature Show
  • Hilliard Society of Miniaturists (HS) Miniature Art Exhibition & Sale – Wells, Somerset, England (UK)
  • Miniature Art Society of New Jersey (MASNJ) – 2005 Fine Art in Miniature Winter Holiday Exhibition – World Fine Art Gallery – New York, New York
  • Miniature Painters, Sculptors, & Gravers Society (MPSGS) – 72nd Annual Miniature Art Exhibition – Bethesda, Maryland
  • NatureWorks Wildlife Art Show & Sale – Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Objects of Desire XIV Holiday Miniature Exhibition – Miller Gallery – Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Papermill Playhouse International Miniature Art Exhibit, 17th Annual – Millburn, New Jersey
  • The Wildlife Art Society International (TWASI) – Annual International Exhibition – Georgian House at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park – Port Lympne, Kent, England (UK)

2004

  • 2004 Kentucky National Wildlife Art Exhibit – Henderson, Kentucky
  • 3rd World Federation of Miniaturists Exhibition – Smithsonian – Washington, DC
  • American Art in Miniature – Thomas Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Arts for the Parks “Mini 100″ Miniature Painting Exhibit – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Bennington Center for the Arts – Bennington, Vermont
    • Art of the Animal Kingdom IX
    • Small Works Show
  • British Society of Miniaturists – Summer Exhibition – Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England
  • Christmas Miniature Show – Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • Spring Open House
  • Florida Wildlife Exposition – Lakeland, Florida
  • Horizon Fine Art Gallery – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
    • It’s a Small World Miniature Show
    • Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival
  • Miniature Art Society of Florida 29th Annual International Miniature Art Show – Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, Florida
  • Miniature Art Society of New Jersey Exhibition, World Fine Art Gallery, New York, New York
  • Miniature Painters, Sculptors, & Gravers Society (MPSGS) 71st Annual Miniature Art Exhibition – Bethesda, Marylan
  • Minnesota Festival of Books & Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony, 1st Annual – Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Minnesota Safari Club State Convention & Auction – Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
  • NatureWorks Wildlife Art Show & Sale – Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony & Signing – UMD Campus – Duluth, Minnesota
  • Papermill Playhouse International Miniature Art Exhibit, 16th Annual – Millburn, New Jersey
  • Platte River Wildlife Art Show – Ashland, Nebraska
  • Royal Miniature Art Society Exhibition – Mall Galleries – London, England
  • Southern Wildlife Festival – Decatur, Alabama
  • World Federation of Miniaturists Exhibition – Smithsonian Museum, International Gallery – Washington, D.C.

2003

  • Art Barbarians Fall Art Cruise – St. Croix River, Minnesota
  • Christmas Miniature Show – Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas
  • Como Fest – Como Zoo – St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Decoys & Wildlife Gallery/Gabriele’s Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ
    • Fall Show & Shoot
    • Miniatures Show
    • Spring Open House
  • Easton Waterfowl Festival – Easton, Maryland
  • Florida Wildlife Exposition – Lakeland, Florida
  • Horizon Fine Art Gallery – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
    • It’s a Small World Miniature Show
    • Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival
  • L!CENSING 2003 International – New York, New York
  • NatureWorks Art Show and Sale – Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Southern Wildlife Festival – Decatur, Alabama
  • Watertown Art Festival – Watertown, South Dakota
  • Wildlife Art in the Park, a featured artist – Henderson, Kentucky

2002

  • 2002 Kentucky Wildlife Art Exhibition, 5th Biennial – Henderson, Kentucky
  • Art Barbarians Riverboat Cruise Show & Sale – St. Croix River, Minnesota
  • Cabela’s Fall Expo – Owatonna, Minnesota
  • Decoys & Wildlife Annual Wildlife and Sporting Art Show – Frenchtown, New Jersey
  • Federal Duck Stamp Tour
    • Artist Workshop – Gransonville, Maryland
    • Milwaukee County Zoo, Wisconsin (Mig. Bird Day)
    • NC Estuarium – Washington, North Carolina
    • Ohio Decoy Collectors Expo – Ohio
    • San Bernardino County Museum – Redlands, California
    • Southeastern Wildlife Expo – Charleston, South Carolina
  • Florida Wildlife & Western Exposition – Lakeland, Florida
  • Front Porch Days Fine Art Show – Hastings, Minnesota
  • It’s a Small World Miniature & Small Works Show – Horizon Fine Art Gallery, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival – Horizon Fine Art Gallery – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Minnesota Wild Turkey Stamp 2003 exhibit – MN DNR, St Paul, Minnesota
  • Paper Mill Playhouse International Miniature Exhibition – Millburn, New Jersey
  • Rough Riders International Art Show – Williston, North Dakota
  • Safari Club International, Minnesota Bowhunters chapter – Woodbury, Minnesota
  • Wild Wings Fall Festival & Miniature Show – Lake City, Minnesota
  • Wings’n Water Festival – Stone Harbor, New Jersey
  • Watertown Art Festival – Watertown, South Dakota

2001

  • Grand National Art Competition – National Wild Turkey Federation Convention – Columbus, Ohio
  • James Ford Bell Museum – Demonstrating Guest artist – Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • L!CENSING 2001 International – New York, New York
  • Miniature Juried Art Show, 20th Annual – Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Minnesota Jaycees benefit – Edina, Minnesota
  • Paper Mill Playhouse International Miniature Exhibition – Millburn, New Jersey
  • Rough Riders International Art Show – Williston, North Dakota
  • Safari Club International, Iowa Chapter – Des Moines, Iowa
  • Safari Club International, Northern Bowhunters Chapter show – Woodbury, Minnesota
  • Sulpher Springs Valley National Miniature & Small Works Show, 6th Annual – Wilcox, Arizona
  • Twentieth Annual Miniature Juried Art Show – Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Watertown Art Festival – Watertown, South Dakota
  • Wings’ n Water Festival, 19th Annual – Wetlands Institute, New Jersey

2000

  • 2000 Kentucky National Wildlife Art Exhibit – OVAL Arts Center, Henderson, Kentucky
    • Selected for tour to various locations in Kentucky
  • 2000 Kentucky Art in the Park – Henderson, Kentucky
  • Artists of Minnesota, Adv. Opaque – Hastings, Minnesota
  • Cabelas Fall Expo, Featured Artist – Owatanna, Minnesota
  • International Miniature Show, 7th Annual – Casper, Wyoming
  • Miniature Show, 19th Annual – Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • National Wildlife Refuge Week, Show & Demonstrations, Minnesota
  • Paper Mill Playhouse International Miniature Art Exhibit – Millburn, New Jersey
  • Valley NWR-USFWS Bloomington, Minnesota

1999

  • Artists of Minnesota – Saint Cloud, Minnesota
  • Federal Duck Stamp Competition – Washington, D.C.
  • Minnesota Duck Stamp Competition – MN DNR, St. Paul, Minnesota, Semi-finalist
  • Minnesota Pheasant Stamp Competition – MN DNR, St. Paul, Minnesota, Semi-finalist
  • Minnesota Turkey Stamp Competition – Minnesota, Semi-finalist
  • Wyoming Game & Fish Dept Headquarters – Cheyenne, Wyoming

1998

  • 1997-1998 Federal Junior Duck Stamp contest, Washington D.C.
    • Le Blanc Memorial Wildlife Art Show – Iron River, Michigan (Tour)
    • Louisiana Wildfowl Festival – New Orleans, Louisiana (Tour)
    • Pacific Rim Wildlife Art Show, Seattle, Washington (Tour)
    • Smithsonian Institute , Washington D.C. – July 1998 (Tour)
  • 1997-1998 Minnesota Federal Junior Duck Stamp “Best of Show”, Nicollet, Minnesota
  • Artists of Minnesota Spring Show – Little Falls, Minnesota
  • Como Zoo – St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Federal Duck Stamp Contest – Washington D.C.
  • Minnesota Artists Association, Juried Show – Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge gallery – Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Northern Expo Nature Art Show – Coon Rapids, Minnesota
  • “Pastels Only…” Lake Country, Pastel Society juried show, Vern Carver & Beard Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Prairie Pothole Days – Willmar, Minnesota
  • School of Environmental Studies – Apple Valley, Minnesota – Federal Junior Duck Stamp Tour
  • Watertown Wildlife and Western Art Show – Watertown, South Dakota

1997

  • Artists of Minnesota Spring Show – Coon Rapids, Minnesota
  • Carpenter Nature Center Harvest Fest, Hastings, Minnesota
  • Dakota Valley Art Council Fine Art Show, Farmington, Minnesota
  • Farmington Public Library, Farmington, Minnesota
  • Minnesota Federal Junior Duck Stamp, Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Minnesota State Fair – St. Paul Minnesota
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Gallery, Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Wild Wings Gallery, Lake City, Minnesota – Minnesota Junior Duck Stamp Tour

1996

  • Minnesota Duck Stamp Exhibit, Minnesota DNR, ST. Paul, Minnesota – Semi-finalist
  • Minnesota Federal Junior Duck Stamp, Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge gallery – Bloomington, Minnesota – Minnesota Junior Duck Stamp Tour
  • Wild Wings Gallery, Lake City, Minnesota, Minnesota Junior Duck Stamp Tour

Awards and Honors

2012

  • IACC Award, 12th Annual IAA Wildlife & Domestic Animal Juried Art Competition, Irving, Texas

2012

  • People’s Choice Master Palette Award, Masterworks in Miniature, Gallery One, Mentor Ohio
  • Best in Watercolor, 21st International Miniature Art Show, Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina

2010

  • 2010-2011 Black Bear Conservation Stamp, Department of Natural Resources, Maryland
  • Best of Fauna (Purchase Award), Alabama Flora and Fauna Art Show – AL Wildlife Federation, Millbrook, Alabama
  • Best of Miniatures, Gallery North, Edmonds, Washington
  • Buyer’s Choice Master Palette Award, Masterworks in Miniature, Gallery One, Mentor Ohio
  • People’s Choice, Gallery North, Edmonds, Washington

2009

  • Illinois Habitat Conservation Stamp & Print Artist – Illinois Department of Natural Resources

2008

  • People’s Choice Award & Second Place in Animals – Miniatures in Mariposa, Northern California Society of Arts in Miniature – Mariposa, CA
  • Robert and Leslie Starke Award for Best Work by an Artist age 35 or younger – Miniature Art Society of Florida (MASF)

2007

  • Best in Watercolor – 16th International Miniature Art Show – Seaside Art Gallery – Nags Head, North Carolina
  • Illinois Habitat Conservation Stamp & Print Artist – Illinois Department of Natural Resources
  • Northwest Watercolor Society Award – 15th Annual Miniature Show – Parklane Gallery – Kirkland, Washington
  • Second Place Watercolor – El Dorado Fine Art GalleryÂ’s 26th Annual Miniature Show
  • First Place Watercolor – 24th Annual North American Miniature Art Exhibition – Baltimore, Maryland
  • The Manny Sullivan Award for Excellence Second in Show, First Place Watermedia, First Place Birds & Animals – Miniature Painters, Sculptors, & Gravers Society (MPSGS) – 74th Annual Miniature Art Exhibition – Bethesda, Maryland

2006

  • The Manny Sullivan Award for Excellence Second in Show – Miniature Painters, Sculptors, & Gravers Society (MPSGS) – 73rd Annual Miniature Art Exhibition – Bethesda, Maryland
  • MN Ducks Unlimited Artist of the Year (Sponsor Print Artist)

2005

  • Most Popular Exhibit Award (2 of the artist’s works tied for the award) – Hilliard Society of Miniaturists (Wells, England)
  • 2005 Mentoring Month Design Artist – “Who Mentored You?” Harvard University

2004

  • Honorable Mention – watermedia – Miniature Painters, Sculptors, & Gravers Society (MPSGS) of Washington, D.C. 71st Annual Exhibition – Bethesda, Maryland
  • 5th/3rd Bank Award – 2004 Kentucky National Wildlife Art Exhibit – Henderson, Kentucky
  • Rowland Hilder Shield – British Society of Miniaturists – Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England
  • Northeastern Minnesota Book Award – Non-fiction — “V is for Viking – A Minnesota Alphabet” children’s book co-illustrator of (“V is for Viking” with Karen)
  • Robert and Leslie Starke Award for Best Work by an Artist age 35 or younger – Miniature Art Society of Florida (MASF)
  • Miniature Art Society of Florida (MASF) Purchase Award – MASF Permanent Collection
  • Finalist (1of5) – Minnesota Book Awards – Children’s Non-fiction (co-illustrator of “V is for Viking” with Karen)

2003

  • Manitoba Canadian Conservation Stamp
  • Tuck Stone Memorial Best of Show and 1st place in Feather category and
  • 2nd place in Fur category – Southern Wildlife Festival, Decatur, Alabama
  • co-Illustrator of “V is for Viking – A Minnesota Alphabet” book, 2003 release
  • co-Illustrator of letter J for “P is for Passport – A World Alphabet” book, 2003 release

2002

  • 9th Place, Federal Duck Stamp Competition, Washington, D.C.
  • Purchase Award, 2002 Kentucky Wildlife Art Exhibition & Tour – Henderson, Kentucky
  • “Dawn” selected as Christmas Card for the Audubon Society
  • Award of Excellence, Paper Mill Playhouse International Miniature Exhibition, Millburn, New Jersey
  • Buckskinner-Watercolour best of show – Rough Riders International Art Show & Sale – Williston, North Dakota
  • Best of Show, Miniature Show, Florida Wildlife & Western Exposition – Lakeland, Florida
  • 2003 Minnesota Wild Turkey Stamp, Minnesota

2001

  • Second Place, Wildlife, 19th Annual Wings’ n Water Festival – Avalon, New Jersey
  • Award of Merit, Paper Mill Playhouse International Miniature Exhibition – Millburn, New Jersey
  • El Dorado Award (Gallery Choice), Twentieth Annual Miniature Juried Art Show – Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • First Place Small Works, People’s Choice Award, Third Place Miniatures, 6th Annual Sulpher Springs Valley National Miniature & Small Works Show – Wilcox, Arizona
  • Third runner-up, Grand National Art Competition – National Wild Turkey Federation Convention – Columbus, Ohio

2000

  • Selected Participant “2000 Kentucky National Traveling Wildlife Art Exhibit” Various locations, Kentucky
  • Award of Merit, Paper Mill Playhouse International Miniature Art Exhibit – Millburn, New Jersey
  • Award of Merit, 19th Annual Miniature Show – Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • First Place, Opaque, Artists of Minnesota – Advanced Opaque – Hastings, Minnesota

1999

  • 10th Place, Federal Duck Stamp Competition – Washington, D.C.
  • Merit Award, Miniatures (painting was 1/6th) – Artists of Minnesota – Saint Cloud, Minnesota

1998

  • Second Place, 1997-1998 Federal Junior Duck Stamp – Washington D.C.
  • Best of Show, 1997-1998 Minnesota Federal Junior Duck Stamp – Nicollet, Minnesota
  • Adv. Portrait & Adv. Watercolour Categories – Artists of Minnesota – Little Falls, Minnesota
  • Distinguished Award, “Pastels Only…” Lake Country, Pastel Society juried show ~ Vern Carver and Beard Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bryan Moon – judge
  • Best of Show & Windsor Newton Award, Northern Expo Nature Art Show – Coon Rapids, Minnesota
  • Merit Award, Minnesota Artists Association, Augsburg College – Minneapolis, Minnesota

1997

  • Second Place, Minnesota Federal Junior Duck Stamp – Bloomington, Minnesota
  • First Place, Intermediate Opaque – Artists of Minnesota – Coon Rapids, Minnesota
  • People’s Choice & Merit, Dakota Valley Art Council Fine Art Show – Farmington, Minnesota
  • Two First Places, Carpenter Nature Center Harvest Fest – Hastings, Minnesota

1996

  • First Place ~ Minnesota Federal Junior Duck Stamp, – Bloomington, Minnesota
  • Champion ~ Minnesota State Fair – St. Paul, Minnesota

Collections

  • Alabama Wildlife Federation
  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources
  • Butler Institute of American Art
  • The Hartford
  • Wildlife Art Magazine, Burnsville, Minnesota
  • Miniature Art Society of Florida, Permanent Collection, Florida
  • NatureWorks
  • Regina Medical Center, Hastings, Minnesota
  • Hastings Public Library, Hastings, Minnesota
  • Carpenter Nature Center, Hastings, Minnesota
  • Private Collections, United States, Canada, Australia, Scotland, France, England, & Germany

Selected Publications

Books

  • V is for Viking – a Minnesota Alphabet – Children’s Literature/Non-fiction – 2003
  • P is for Passport – a World Alphabet – Children’s Literature/Non-fiction – 2003

Authored Articles

  • What is Miniature Painting? – Non-fiction – 2007 link
  • 7 Tips for Artists – How to Paint Miniature Art – Non-fiction – 2007 link
  • Texture Dilemma – Surfaces in Miniature Painting – Non-fiction – 2007 link


Selected Bibliography & Media

Printed & Web Media

  • Western Art Times – March 2010
  • Western Art Collector Magazine – March 2010
  • The Latham Ladies Artists & Conservationists, Western and Widlife Art Magazine – Jan/Feb 2009
  • “Who’s Who in Art” 33rd Edition, Hilmarton Manor Press, UK – 2008
  • A 24/7 Family Affair, All in the Family, Wildlife Art Magazine (CA) – 2008
  • Marwell International Wildlife Art Society Magazine, UK – 2006
  • Wildscape Magazine – “Get Up and Go!”, Darwin Publishing, UK – 2006
  • Wildscape Magazine feature, Darwin Publishing, UK – 2006
  • Miniature Art Society of Florida Permanent Collection Catalog (FL) – 2005
  • “The Lathams Live, Work, & Paint Together” Informart Magazine (WY/CT) – 2005
  • Art of the Animal Kingdom Exhibition Catalog (VT) – 2004, 2005, 2007
  • “Minnesota Reads from A to Z” – Mpls. St. Paul Magazine – 2005
  • “Like Mother, Like Daughter” Sketchbook Magazine – F&W Publications – 2005
  • Ode Magazine – Inside Cover (National Mentoring Month) – 2005
  • Newsweek (National Mentoring Month) – 2005
  • Miniature Art Society of Florida Exhibition Catalog (FL) – 2004, 2006, 2008
  • Jackson Hole News & Guide (WY) – August 2003 & June 2004
  • Decatur Daily (AL) – October 2003Applause Magazine (MD) – November 2003
  • “Women Tout Artistic Parity” – Wildlife Art Magazine (MN) – 2002
  • “Generation Next” – US Art Magazine (MN) – 2000
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune (MN) – 1998
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press (MN) – 1998
  • Outdoor News (MN) – 1998 & 2002
  • “News & Notes” – Wildlife Art Magazine (MN) – Numerous Issues

 Radio & Television

  • Minnesota Bound television program/rebroadcast on KARE 11 News (MN)
  • KDWA radio interview (MN)
  • The Environmental Journal television program – sponsored by MN state lottery (MN)
  • KFAN Sports Radio (MN)

Professional Affiliations (Past & Current)

  • SAA – Society of Animal Artists, Worldwide based in New York, NY (Signature Membership)
  • IGOR – International Guild of Realism, Worldwide based in Scottsdale, AZ (Membership by invitation only)
  • AFC (WNAG) – Artists for Conservation, Worldwide based in Canada (Signature Membership)
  • AAA – Allied Artists of America, New York, NY
  • CLWCA – Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY
  • MIWAS – Marwell International Wildlife Art Society, Worldwide based in the UK
  • TWASI – The Wildlife Art Society International, Worldwide based in the UK
  • PSOA – Portrait Society of America, Worldwide based in FL
  • The Cecilia Beaux Forum, Worldwide based in FL
  • AWS – American Watercolor Society, Worldwide based in New York, NY
  • UAN – Untamed Artists Network, Worldwide based in AU (Core Member)
  • BSM – British Society of Miniaturists, UK (full membership, first International member)
  • HS – Hilliard Society of Miniaturists, Worldwide based in the UK (Signature Membership)
  • WFM – World Federation of Miniaturists, Worldwide based in AU
  • CPA – Cider Painters of America, Worldwide based in Dallas, PA
  • MASF – Miniature Art Society of Florida, Worldwide based in Clearwater, FL
  • APA – American Plains Artists

Public Speaking & Teaching Experience

  • Lecture/Demonstration Instructor – Young Writers & Artists Conference (MN)
  • Lecture/Workshop Instructor – Artists of MN
  • Lecture/Federal Junior Duck Stamp Coordinators Convention (MN)
  • Workshop Instructor – Federal Duck Stamp Workshop, Stone Harbor, NJ
  • Art Teacher – S. Washington Co. Community Education (MN)
  • Art Teacher & Workshop Instructor – Nature’s Palette (MN)
  • Art Teacher – Studio 61 (MN)
  • Art Teacher – Christian Homeschoolers Co-op (MN)
  • Numerous Book Signings & School Artist/Illustrator Presentations (MN)

Scholarships/Grants

  • Minnesota Waterfowl Association & Hiawatha Chapter MWA