Veronica Winters, MFA

 

EDUCATION

1997 B.B.A. degree in management, Moscow Institute of Intl. Business Education & The University of Tulsa 2003 - B.F.A. degree in studio art, the Oklahoma State University 2005 - M.F.A. degree in painting, the Pennsylvania State University 2007-11 - Workshop & classes, the Grand Central Academy of Art & the Art Students League of New York 2008-12 Workshops and classes in classical drawing and painting

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2004-Present | Art Instructor 2017 | Art Instruction book author and teacher 2015-2016 | Art Videos for Pencil Kings, Art Blog for Craftsy 2001- 2016 | Mural Painting American Chiropractic Spa, State College, PA; private residence, Moscow; Another World Day Spa (2002), Tulsa & mural painting assistant, Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK (before 2001)

2018-2008 | Art Instructor, Artist-in-Residence Adult and Community Education, Naples, FL, Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, Lemont, PA; Veronica’s Art Studio, State College, PA; State College Friends School; Introduction to Watercolor Painting, Penn State University Galaxy, art-in-education program, ciu#10, State College, PA Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Altoona, PA, 2005.

2007-2013 | A & E Writer Monthly column In the Studio, art reviews, Voices of Central Pennsylvania Newspaper, State College, PA 2003 | Internship Special exhibition research and writing, summer, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa OK

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS (AWARDS/HONORS):

2015 1st place winner, Charvin on-line winter painting contest, Jerry’s Artarama art store, Raleigh, NC Winner, North Light Books’ 2015 drawing competition Strokes of Genius 8: Exploring Texture! Advanced prize winner, September Colored Pencil Magazine Art Challenge

2008-2013 2nd & 3d place winner, several honorable mentions at Jerry’s Artarama art store online painting contests, Raleigh, NC 2009 Honorable mention, Go Figure, Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, Lemont, PA 2007-2008 3d place, Creative Composition, Treasures, Creative Catalyst winter show, Juror: Janie Gildow, CPSA, Oregon Invited Emerging Artist, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA (2007) Before 2003 The Chancellor’s List ®, National Academic Affairs, Austin, TX 2003 Honorable Mention, Annual Art Show, the Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK Award of Excellence, Photographer’s Forum Magazine, 20th & 23rd Student Photography Contest President’s & Dean’s Honor Roll, tuition waiver scholarship OSU; nomination for membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars by chapter president at OSU, Stillwater, OK 2001-2002 Best of Show, Annual Student Art Exhibition, the University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 1999-2000 1996 2nd place and several honorable mentions, Annual Student Art Show, Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK NAFSA Scholarship, the University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS 2017 Art Deco art & fashion show, Basel Edition, The Richmond Hotel, Miami Beach, FL 2015-2005 Make your world beautiful, Tropics Real Estate, Naples, FL Eyes to See: U.S. Volunteers in Nicaragua, video installation, Woskob Family Theatre Gallery, State College, PA FEELings, Bellefonte Art Museum, Bellefonte, PA Selected paintings, Central Pennsylvania Festival for the Arts, State College, PA (& 2010) Recent Works, Woskob Family Theatre Gallery, State College, PA Tao of Landscape, Zola New World Bistro, State College, PA Images of Russia, painting and photography, Woskob Family Theatre Gallery, State College Life in Colored Pencil, The Betsy Rodgers Allen Gallery, Schlow Memorial Library, State College, PA 2005 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Zoller Gallery, Penn State, University Park, PA

SELECTED JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2019 I see you, juried show, Marco Island Arts Center, Marco Island, Florida 2018 Juried arts competition, South Arkansas Arts center, El Dorado, Arkansas 2017 HER Story 2017 online Art Exhibition, Manhattan Arts International, NY The Satis House, Artium Art Gallery, Wynwood, Miami, FL 2016 The 31st annual Bosque art classic, Bosque Arts Center Art Council, Clifton, Texas

2014-2010 2014 Fall National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) international on-line exhibition.

2014 spring national oil & acrylic painters’ society (NOAPS) international on-line exhibition 2013 fall national oil & acrylic painters’ society (NOAPS) international on-line exhibition Art Spectations, fall 2013, national CPSA on-line exhibition Renacimiento! (rebirth), art by female artists, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Williamsburg, NY Blair County Arts Festival’s Fine Arts Juried Exhibit, Misciagna Family Center, Penn State, Altoona, PA Art Alliance Art Instructors’ show, Foxdale Village & Schlow Memorial Library, State College, PA Self Portrait Exhibition, Publicis Healthcare Communications, New York, NY Jamaica Flux Video Slam, Art as Action, Moonlight Sonata Video Screening, Jamaica Center for the Arts & Learning, Jamaica, New York, NY Earth art show, Gallery House, Brooklyn, New York, NY

2009-2002 The Affordable Art Fair, UGallery, Manhattan, NY Our Own III, PSU Alumni Show, Freyberger Gallery, Penn State Berks, Reading, PA The Art at Beta Project, State College, PA Biennial 2008, the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA 73rd Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY The Art Alliance 40th Anniversary juried exhibition, HUB-Robeson galleries, Penn State, University Park, PA 2005 Fulfillment National Competition, Barry Robinson Theater Fine Arts Center, Norfolk, VA Graduate Student Exhibition, Hub-Robeson Galleries, Penn State, University Park, PA 2004 Double Self-Portrait National Competition, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI 2002 Oklahoma Biennial Painting & Drawing Exhibition, Oklahoma City, OK

GALLERY REPRESENTATION Before 2016-2002 Emillion’s Art, Naples, FL | Mermaid’s Bite, Naples, FL | KR Designs Gallery, Fort Myers, FL Green Drake Gallery, Millheim, PA | West Shore Gallery, Harrisburg, PA UGallery, New York, NY | Ryan’s Gallery & Glass Afire Gallery, Tulsa, OK

PUBLICATIONS 2018 The Colored Pencil Manual, art book, author, Dover Publications, NY Developing color sensibilities, The International Artist Magazine, issue 120, April/May 2018, pp.54-61 2017 The Beautiful Struggle, feature article, Inspades Magazine, issue sei, August, Canada Selected artwork, the Women Artists 2018 Datebook, Syracuse Cultural Workers, Syracuse, NY How to color like an artist, author of a coloring art book by Dover Publications, NY 2016 Selected artwork, Strokes of genius 9: creative discoveries, juried by Rachel R. Wolf, North Light books, OH Selected artwork, Strokes of genius 8: expressive texture, juried by Rachel R. Wolf, North Light books, OH Selected artwork for Dick Blick Art materials’ ad in New Realism Magazine, September Munsell color blog, guest artist, http://munsell.com/color-blog/color-theory-drawingvalue/ Legion paper blog, guest artist, http://www.legionpaper.com/blog/2016/8/29/artistveronica-winter-works-on-stonehenge.html 2015 Featured Painter, Visual Artistry magazine, winter/spring 2015, p.171-180.

Selected artwork, the Colored Pencil magazine, February issue, p. 16, Platte Productions Contributing artist, Drawing portraits in colored pencil, art book by Ann Kullberg’s Color magazine, TBA 2014 -2005 Selected artwork for Dick Blick Art materials’ ad in Drawing Magazine, Winter issue, The Artist’s Magazine, May issue; and for Strathmore Artist papers, on-line catalog Instructional article on colored pencil drawing, Leisure Painter, art magazine, UK, February p.46-47, March 2014 Selected artwork, Wildlife Art Today, book by Cindy Ann Coldiron, Schiffer Publishing, PA Selected artwork, Mildred magazine, Art’s Sake, issue 38, Australia Selected artwork, Musetouch magazine, issue 28, p.326-365.

Colored Pencil Student Digest, step-by-step demonstrations, winter, spring, summer, fall 2014 & winter 2015, Platte productions Selected artwork, Ann Kullberg’s Colored Pencil magazine, March issue, p.17.

Selected artwork, Colored Pencil Treasures, Vol. II, Ann Kullberg’s Color magazine Creative techniques in colored pencil, graphite, and oil painting, art instruction book, Ultramax Publishing, State College, PA Four instructional articles on colored pencil drawing, Leisure Painter, art magazine, UK, March p.31-33; May p.42-43, summer p.48-49, September p.

Selected drawings, the Women Artists 2013 & 2004 Datebook, Syracuse Cultural Workers /Peace and Justice Publisher and Distributor, Syracuse, NY Book cover, When the Devil Doesn’t Show, fiction book, St. Martin’s Press, New York, NY Selected artwork, Flowers in Art: Contemporary International Artists, book by Cindy Ann Coldiron, Schiffer Publishing, PA The Enigma of Thailand: Visual Travel Guide, Ultramax Publishing, State College, PA Four instructional articles on colored pencil drawing, Leisure Painter, art magazine, UK, Jan.p.20-22; Feb. p. 20-23; Mar.p.26-27; Apr. p.40-41, 2012 Eyes to See: U.S. Volunteers in Nicaragua, photo book by Winters & Munnis, Rocket House Publishing, Inc., State College, PA Selected artwork, CP Treasures: colored pencil masterworks from around the globe, book by Ann Kullberg, p.72, Federal Way, WA Selected paintings, Dark Highlands Anthology: Fairy Tales, Fables and Folklore, Vol. 1, January 2012 Venice Travel Guide: Her Places, History & Culture, travel book, Ultramax Publishing, State College, PA 2010 Flowers: Step-by-step guide to master realist techniques in graphite and colored pencil painting, art instruction book, Ultramax Publishing, State College, PA River Art: 2010 Susquehanna International Art Competition, art book, the West Shore Gallery & Sunbury Press, Harrisburg, PA Master realist techniques in colored pencil painting in 4 weeks: projects for beginners, art instruction book; Selected Drawings, Ekakshara, literary and visual arts magazine, Washington D.C.

Art Instruction in colored pencil drawing, Leisure Painter, art magazine, UK, September, p.37, October, p.31 Colored pencil drawing, Portfolio section, Artists & Illustrators art magazine, UK, December, p.47 Book cover & illustrations, Shadows of War historic novel by Janice McElhoe, State College, PA Drawings, 2004, 2006 edition of the W&M Review, the College of William & Mary, VA Artwork, Kalliope, Penn State literary magazine, University Park, PA

BIBLIOGRAPHY 2017 Anissa Stamboulli, The beautiful struggle, Inspades Magazine 2016 Brittany Nims, How to find your calling, the Huffington Post, August 31, 2016, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ entry/find-your-calling_us_57b1d176e4b069e7e505d676 Kristine Gill, arts & entertainment, The Naples Daily News, July 12 John Sebastian, weekly feature, The New York Optimist, online magazine, January 22 2013-2012 Marlene Graham, Artist transitions from business to painting, News-Press.com, March 1 Elizabeth Timberlake-Newell, Winters paints portrait of emotional turmoil, Voices of Central Pennsylvania, p.24-26, July/August Kelly Godzik, PSU alum has new art gallery at Schlow library, The Daily Collegian, Jan.11 NelaBooks, Contemporary Painters art book, Schiffer books, PA 2011 Ann Kullberg, Member profile, Colored Pencil Magazine, December issue 2011 Karen Dabney, Artist profile, the Gazette newspaper, Warriors Mark, PA, October 17, p20 Abigail Goldberg, Artist profile, Happy Valley Magazine, State College, PA, August 10.

The Art Lovers Guide to Collecting. American Art Collector, art magazine #65, March, p75. 2010 Diamond English, Students Paint with Pencils, The Express newspaper, Lock Heaven, PA, November 10 Stephanie Goga, Tao of Landscape. Zola’s to Feature Oil Paintings, The Daily Collegian, January 11 2009 M. Stephen Doherty, Studio vignettes, American Artist Studios, art magazine, 2009, p.33.

Emerging artist, Art Business News Magazine, July.

Reflecting on Simplicity, Artist Focus page, American Art Collector, art magazine #42, April, p.185. 2007

2006-2005 Stephanie Goga, Artists Portray Memories of Russia through Exhibit, The Daily Collegian, September 19 Sonja Sweterlitsch, 2007 Duquesne Light Artists Market review of emerging artists.

Cole Hons, The Modern Age: Artist Explores the Changing Ideals of Divinity, The Centre Daily Times newspaper, November 17 Cole Hons, Veronica Winters Finds Meaning in Fine Art, The Centre Daily Times newspaper, State College, PA, June 3 Paige Reddinger, Exhibit Displays Ordinary Moments, The Daily Collegian, April 21

COLLECTIONS:

Over one hundred private collections in the U.S. and Europe, including: Anouk Patel –Campillo, PhD, Penn State, Stelli Munnis-marketing manager at Sunpower Corp., Victor Nistor, PhD, Penn State & The University of Lorraine, France, Rebecca Cianci-HR manager at PSU Smeal college of business, Chuck Browning-Tulsa Cox Radio V.P., American Chiropractic Spa and Retreat (murals), State College, PA, Another World Day Spa (murals) Tulsa, OK, The Oklahoma Heart Coalition (commissioned project), Maxim Gladkov-director of sales at X5 Group, Moscow, Russia, Leon Vaserstain, PhD, Penn State, Zalivchiy Sergey & Olga, Jane Bhatt, Deanna Schwartz, Ernest Gesiotto at Internal Medicine of S.W. Florida, and many more.