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A natural leader and seasoned educational professional with ten years of college teaching experience and a diversified background in fine arts, design, book arts, exhibitions, and digital media. Twelve years in executive level non-profit management with consistently successful strategic marketing and operational plans. Skilled in capitol campaigns, grant writing, soliciting new and in-kind contributions. Highly imaginative and recognized nationally for proven concepts in organizational advertising and design campaigns. Add Comment

Biography

EDUCATION

B.F.A. - 1970-1974 University of Oklahoma - Norman, Oklahoma

M.F.A. - 1975-1977 Cranbrook Academy of Art - Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

FINE ART PUBLISHING:

Director & Master Printer - Littleton Glass Studio, Spruce Pine, North Carolina 1987- 1989

Indian Self-Rule Portfolio: Darin Vigil, Randy-Lee White,

Juan Quick-to-see Smith, David Bradley, N. Scott Momday

The Potters and Prints Portfolio: Kirk Mangus, Richard Shaw,

James Romberg, Jenny Lind, Robert Sperry, Akio Takamora.

Printed and Published Fine Art Prints for:

William Wiley, Terry Allen, John Buck, Don Nice, Harvey Littleton, Margaret Neilson, Jenny Lind,

Roy Deforest, Viola Fey, Robert Nelson, William Wegman, Walter Darby Bannard, Herb Jackson,

Irwin Eisch, Connor Everts Dale Chihuly, Sheila Gardner, Hollis Seigler, Fred Wessel, Glen Alps,

Shiro Ikegewa, Thomas Buechner, Robin Winters, William Allen, William Henderson.

TEACHING AND UNIVERSITY AFFILIATIONS:

Adjunct Professor of Digital Media, University of Central Oklahoma-Edmond, Oklahoma 2006

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Whitman College-Walla Walla, Washington 1999-2003

Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities, Colorado College-Colorado Springs, Colorado 2001

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, University of Washington-Seattle, Washington 1982

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Humboldt State University-Arcata, California 1981

PROFESSIONAL NON-PROFIT EXPERIENCE:

Executive Director, Florida Keys Council for the Arts - Key West, Florida 2007

Executive Director, Museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry - Wasilla, Alaska 2004-05

Freelance Designer, Artist, & Non-Profit Consultant - Sun Valley, Idaho & Westport, Connecticut 1988-1998

Founding Director of Fine Arts, The Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities - Sun Valley, Idaho 1978-1987

PRESENTATIONS:

Chamber of Commerce, Wasilla, Alaska

Carnegie Center for the Arts, Walla Walla, Washington

Los Angles Printmaking Society,Los Angles, California

Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass, Colorado

The Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, Oregon

University of Hartford Art School, Hartford, Connecticut

The Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina

University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Southern Alberta Museum of Art, Alberta, Canada

Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada

Windsor Art Museum, Ontario, Canada

Boise Museum of Art, Boise, Idaho

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2008-David W. Wharton Exhibition & Sale of Collection, Teton Valley, Idaho

2008-Printmaking Invitational. Danforth Gallery, Livingston, Montana

2003- Postopia-Cranbrook Artists at, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, Los Angeles, California

2003- The Pendleton Art Center, Pendleton, Oregon

2002- Digital Media-University of Colorado Gallery of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs

Address

Address:
423 W Huron St
City:
Lewistown
State/Province:
Montana
Postal Code:
59457
Phone Number:
406-538-3135

Links

  • http://www.davidwwharton.com/