Born: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Resides: Peñasco, New Mexico

Education:
1994 Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts; Nathan Oliveira's Master Class
1989 Studied with painter Alvaro Cardona-Hine; Truchas, NM
1981 M.F.A. University of Mexico
1976 B.A. University of Minnesota

Future Exhibitions:

Solo Exhibitions:
2017 "Brushes With Light," Ortenstone Delattre Fine Art - Taos, NM
2012 "New Paintings," Ortenstone Delattre Fine Art - Taos, NM
2008 "The Language of Light," Ortenstone Gallery - Taos, NM
2007 "The Color of Light," Ortenstone Gallery - Taos, NM
2006 "In Timeless Space," Jack Meier Gallery - Houston, TX
2004 "The Music of Light," Canyon Road Contemporary Art - Santa Fe, NM
2004 "Between Two Worlds," Hopkins Fine Art - Scottsdale, NM
2002 "Dream Music," Hopkins' Fine Art - Scottsdale, AZ
2002 "Stillpoint Turning," Expressions in Fine Art - Santa Fe, NM
2001 "Songs of Silence," Canyon Road Contemporary Art - Santa Fe, NM
2000 "Melodic Places," Canyon Road Contemporary Art - Santa Fe, NM
1999 "Recent Works," The Jayne Gallery - Kansas City, MO
1999 "Beyond the Edge," Canyon Road Contemporary Art - Santa Fe, NM
1997 "Passages," Canyon Road Contemporary Art - Santa Fe, NM
1996 "Invitation to a Dream," Canyon Road Contemporary Art - Santa Fe, NM
1995 "Quiet Spaces," Canyon Road Contemporary Art - Santa Fe, NM
1994 "Reveries," Canyon Road Contemporary Art - Santa Fe, NM
1993 "Recent Works," Art Ventures - Santa Fe, NM
1992 "Melodic Spaces," Art Ventures - Santa Fe, NM

Two Person Exhibitions:
2010 "Earth & Sky," Ortenstone Delattre Fine Art - Taos , NM
2003 "Fall Colors," Blumenschein Museum - Taos, NM
2001 "Landscaoes for the Muse," Blue Gallery - Kansas City, MO
1998 "Recent Works," The Jayne Gallery - Kansas City, MO
1998 "Opening Show," The Tiffin Gallery - Dixon, NM
1997 Exhibition in the home of Talia Shire - Bel Air, CA
1995 "Two Artists - Recent Works," The Jayne Gallery - Kansas City, MO
1992 "Windows to Earth," Castillo Gallery - Cordova, NM

Group Exhibitions:
2012 "10th Annual Miniatures Show," Millicent Rogers Museum - Taos, NM
2012 "Remarkable Women of Taos Juried Show," Town Hall - Taos, NM
2010 "8th Annual Miniatures," Millicent Rogers Museum - Taos , NM
2009 "Grand Opening," Ortenstone Delattre Fine Art - Taos , NM
2009 "Taos Invites Taos," Fall Arts Festival - Taos , NM
2008 "Color - Group Abstract Show," Rick Moore Fine Art - Naples, FL
2008 "Taos Invites Taos," Fall Arts Festival - Taos , NM
2007 "7th Anniversary Exhibit," Blue Gallery - Kansas City, MO
2007 "Taos Invites Taos," Fall Arts Festival - Taos, NM
2006 "Taos Invites Taos," Fall Arts Festival - Taos, NM
2005 "Inaugural Exhibition," Eclectic Gallerie - Seattle, WA
2004 "Invitational Show:Santa Fe Artists Emergncy Medical fund Exhibit & Silent Auction," Riva Yares Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
2003 "Artists from the new Abstract Art book, New Mexico Artist Series," Anderson Contemporary Art - Santa Fe, NM
2002 Maclaren-Markowitz Gallery - Boulder, CO
2000 "Opening Show," Blue Gallery - Kansas City, MO
1997 "Hybrid Vigor," La Galeria Arriba - Abiquiu, NM
1996 "Five Squared," The Jayne Gallery - Kansas City, MO
1996 "Group Show," Venus Gallery - Truchas, NM
1995 "Figurative Expressions," Canyon Road Contemporary Art - Santa Fe, NM
1994 "Wine, Fruit & Nudes," The Jayne Gallery - Kansas City, MO
1992 "Group Show," Art Ventures Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
1992 "Redefining the Future," Juried Show, Stables Art Center - Taos, NM
1991 "Recent Works of Four Painters," Dunbar-Morss Gallery - Boulder, CO
1990 "Opening Show," Dunbar-Morss Gallery - Boulder, CO
1990 "Contemporary View," Juried Show, Stables Art Center - Taos, NM
1990 "Spirit in Art," Juried Show, Taos Art Celebration - Taos, NM

Bibliography:
Wolfgang Mabry , "Interior Appeal " , Focus/Santa Fe , Jan/Feb/March , 2005 , 30-31 .
Suzanne Deats, "Abstract Art - New Mexico Artist Series" , Fresco Fine Art Publishing, 2003.
Crate and Barrel Catalog, , Fall Collection, 2003, 22-23.
Jo Ann Baldinger, "Moving Toward the Still Point" , Focus/Santa Fe, August/September, 2002, 22-23.
Robert Nott, "Ortenstone's Atmospheres" , Pasatiempo/The New Mexican, March 9-15, 2001, 16-17.
Suzanne Deats, "Where Space Meets Time" , Focus/Santa Fe, Jan./Feb./March, 2001, 32-35.
"Bruce McGaw Graphics Catalogs" , 2000-2004.
Lynn Cline, "Canons on Canvas - Ortenstone paints melodies" , Pasatiempo/The New Mexican, March 17, 2000, 18.
Suzanne Deats, "The Harmonics of Color & Light" , Focus/Santa Fe, Jan./Feb./March, 2000, 28-31.
Dottie Indyke, "Artist paints like a dance inside space" , Pasatiempo/The New Mexican, March 12, 1999.
Dennis Jarrett, "Music to My Eyes" , Santa Fe Reporter, Culture, March 15-22, Our Picks.

Selected Public and Private Collections:
Macy's - New York, NY
Cohen, Primiani & Foster - Century City, CA
TJX Companies - Framingham, MA
Ford Communications Network - Detroit, MI
Hale & Dorr - Boston, MA
Ensight Marketing Services - Houston, TX
Millennia - Boston, MA
Manulife Financial - Boston, MA
Country Club Bank - Kansas City, MO
Sithe Energies - New York, NY
Terra Nova Pictures - Los Angeles, CA
First National Bank - Columbia, MO
State Street Bank & Trust Co. - Boston, MA
Unicco - Auburndale, MA
Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston, MA
Alexander Dahlgren - Dallas, TX
Primary Design, Inc. - Haverhill, MA
Harvard Law School - Cambridge , MA
Tokio Millennium - Hamilton, Bermuda ,
Merrill Lynch - Boston , MA
IXIS Asset Management - Boston , MA

Gallery Representations:
Blue Gallery - Kansas City, MO
Ortenstone Delattre Fine Art - Taos, New Mexico
Jack Meier Gallery - Houston, TX
Gildea Contemporary Gallery - Key West, Florida

Other Representation:
Crate and Barrel - Naperville, FL
Erdreich White Fine Art - Boston, MA
McGaw Graphics - West Nyack, NY