About the Artist

Richard Lundgren

Richard Lundgren - Biography

is a nationally recognized pastel artist. His paintings have won national awards in 30 juried competitions. These include the top award in the Degas Pastel Society show in 2006 and 2004 and the Gold Award at the International Association of Pastel Societies show in Raleigh, NC in 2005 and again in 2008 at the Butler Institute of American Art. He was awarded signature membership in the Pastel Society of America in 2004 and became a Master Pastelist in 2012. In 2007 he was awarded Master Circle status in the International Association of Pastel Societies. He served as a juror of selection for the International Association of Pastel Societies' Master Circle Exhibition in Albuqsuerque, NM in 2013. His work has appeared in The Pastel Journal, American Artist, International Artists, and Pastel Artists International magazines. He was one of the featured artist in Maggie Price's 2011, book, Painting Sunlight & Shadow With Pastels.


Solo Exhibitions 


 

2013   Lufrano Gallery, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

2013   First Street Gallery, Neptune Beach, FL

2010   Gallery L, Jacksonville, FL

2007   Wilson Gallery, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

2005   Vandroff Gallery, Jewish Community Alliance, Jacksonville, FL

2003   Rachel Thompson Gallery, St. Augustine, FL


Honorifics

 

2012   Master Pastelist, Pastel Society of America

2007   Master Circle, International Association of Pastel Societies

2004   Signature Member, Pastel Society of America


Education

Attended workshops by Doug Dawson, Maggie Price, Sally Strand, Daniel Greene, Albert Handell, Lorenzo Chavez, Christina Debarry. Graduated Bowling Green State University with BS in Art Education (1963); studied drawing and design, Art Institute of Chicago (1962); completed painting and drawing classes University of North Florida (2000-2001).



 

 

 

 

 

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