Wendell Arneson

Professor Emeritus of Art
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

12 Fareway Drive
Northfield, MN 55057
Home Phone: 507-645-7946
Cell Phone: 507-581-3679
Email: arneson@stolaf.edu

Education

1995 Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Study with Gregory Amenoff
1994 Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Study with Nathan Oliveria
978 MFA Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH
1970 Art Education Certification, University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI
1968 BA, Luther College, Decorah, IA

Grants and Awards

2009 Named the Oscar and Gertrude Boe Overby Distinguished Professor for inspiring teaching, influential artist, and service to St. Olaf College
2007 Research Grant, St. Olaf College
1999 Research Travel Grant, Italy and British Isles, St. Olaf College
1994 Research and Development Grant, Santa Fe, NM, St. Olaf College
1993 Art in Embassies Program, Oslo, Norway
1992 Research Grant, Italy and Ireland, St. Olaf College
1990 Art in Embassies Program, Rwanda, Africa
1985 Travel research Grant, France and British Isles, St. Olaf College
1984 Major Painting Award, Watercolor USA, Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, MO
1978 Drawing Award, Van Wert Museum of Art, Van Wert, OH
1978 Major Drawing Award, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

Exhibitions (selected)

2017
Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA, “Reflex”
Central College, Pella, IA, “Refuge”
The Hardy Gallery, “Making Marks”

2016
Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA
Art in Embassy Program, Washington DC

2015
Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Flaten Art Museum, “Works on Paper”

2014
St. Olaf College, “A Sense of Place”

2013
Luther College, “A Sense of Place”

2012
Groveland Gallery, “Remembering”,  Minneapolis, MN

2011
Groveland Gallery, “Red, White, and Blue”, Minneapolis, MN
Groveland Gallery, “Old Friends, New Talent”, Minneapolis, MN
Flaten Art Museum, “Back and Forth, A Retrospective”, St. Olaf College
Grace Chosy Gallery,  “New Work”, Madison, WI.

2009
Grace Chosy Gallery, “Journeys”, Madison, WI
Groveland Gallery, “Journeys”, Minneapolis, MN

2007

Grace Chosy Gallery, “Men in Black”, Madison, WI
Groveland Gallery, “Uncovering”, Minneapolis, MN
Woodwalk Gallery, “Discovering”, Egg Harbor, WI
Flaten Art Museum, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

2005

Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI

2004

Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter MN
Peace Prize Forum, St. Olaf College
Flaten Art Museum, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Northfield Arts Guild, Northfield, MN
National Oil Painting Exhibition, Wichita Art Center, Wichita, KN

2003

International Peace Price Forum, Concordia College
Moorhead, MN (group)
Genzel Gallery, Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek, WI
Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI
Concordia College, Moorhead, MN

2002

National Small Oil Painting Exhibition (group), Wichita Art Center, Wichita, KN
9/11 Remembered (group): Rochester Art Museum, Rochester, MN

2000

Steensland Art Museum, St. Olaf College
Rochester Art Museum (group), Rochester, MN
Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI

1999

Lutheran Brotherhood, Minneapolis, MN
Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI
Luther College, Decorah, IA

1997

Northfield Arts Guild Gallery, Northfield, MN

1996

Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI
Witter Gallery, Storm Lake, IA

1994

Lands End Corporate Headquarters, Dodgeville, WI
Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI

1993

Arts on Grand, Spencer, IA
Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
Bridge Square Gallery, Northfield, WI

1992

Luther-Northwestern Seminary, St. Paul, MN
Waseca Art Center, Waseca, MN
Minnesota Landscape Invitational, Minneapolis, MN

1991

Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI
Steensland Art Museum, St. Olaf College

1990

Kohn Gallery, St. Paul, MN
Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI

1989

Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI

1987

Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI
Steensland Art Museum, Northfield, MN

1986

St. Norbert College, DePere, WI
Kohn Gallery, St. Paul, MN
Seuferer-Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI

1985

Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
Kohn Gallery, St. Paul, MN.

1984

Kohn Gallery, St. Paul, MN
Rockford College, Rockford, IL
Luther College, Decorah, IA

1983

Owatonna Art Center, Owatonna, MN
Seuferer-Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI

1982

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

1980

Allen Rubiner Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

1979

Seuferer-Chosy Gallery, Madison, WI
Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
Northfield Art Guild Gallery, Northfield, MN

Corporate and Public Collections (selected)

Ford Motor Corporation 3M Corporation
First Bank Corporation General Motors Corporation
Prudential Life Insurance Co. Wisconsin TB Inc.
University of Wisconsin Clinical Science Center
Employers Insurance of Wausau Leonard, Street, and Deinard
Excello Corporation Nicolet Instrument Corporation
Northfield Public Library Miller Art Center
Luther College St. Olaf College
Princeton University United Bank Corporation
Steensland Art Museum Murphy, Stoker, and Brewster
Heritage Insurance Concordia College
Hillstrom Museum of Art

Represented by:

Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Idea Gallery, Egg Harbor, WI
Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA