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EDUCATION

2008-12   Workshops and classes in classical drawing and painting The Grand Central Academy of Art

The Art Students League of New York

2005 MFA Painting The Pennsylvania State University
2003 BFA Studio Art The Oklahoma State University
1997 BBA Management Moscow Institute of International Business Education &
The University of Tulsa

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS (AWARDS/HONORS/INTERNSHIPS):

 

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)

2005 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

 

2015

2014

 

2012

 

 

 

 

2011-2006

 

Make your world beautiful, Tropics Real Estate, Naples, FL

Come out of the cold, Astratta art gallery, 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

 

2017 The Satis House, Artis Gallery, Wynwood, Miami

HER Story 2017 Art Exhibition, Manhattan Arts International, NY | manhattanarts.com

2016 The 31st annual Bosque art classic, Bosque Arts Center Art Council, Clifton, Texas
2014

 

 

2013

 

 

2011-2010

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 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

2008 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

 PUBLICATIONS

 

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, publication date TBA, 2017

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-drawing-value/

Legion paper blog, guest artist, http://www.legionpaper.com/blog/2016/8/29/artist-veronica-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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013-11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 p.-,April, 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.  , 2013

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

2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008

 

 

 

 

 

2006

Master realist techniques in colored pencil painting in 4 weeks: projects for beginners, art instruction book; & Surrealism & Mythology, retrospective catalogue of oil paintings Ultramax Publishing, State College, PA

Selected Drawings, Ekakshara, literary and visual arts magazine, Washington D.C.

Instructional articles on colored pencil drawing, Leisure Painter, art magazine, UK, September, p.37, October, p.31

Life in colored pencil, catalogue of colored pencil artwork, Ultramax Publishing, State College, PA

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

Photographs, the Distillery literary magazine, Motlow State College, Lynchburg, TN

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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.

 

My oil paintings, colored pencil drawings, and demonstrations have been featured in the following national and international publications:

 

This painting was featured on the back cover of New Realism magazine as an ad for Dick Blick art supplies.

 

INSPADES Magazine, issue sei, art feature

 

colored pencil student

This is my most recent interview for CPSA chapter

A few links to the articles about my artwork:

Naples Daily Newshttp://www.naplesnews.com/story/entertainment/arts/2016/07/12/north-naples-painter-veronica-winters-begins-selling-sea-shell-jewelry-online/86993458/

Art People Gallery: https://www.artpeoplegallery.com/veronica-winters-imaginative-realist-oil-paintings/

Empty Easel: http://emptyeasel.com/2015/07/22/veronica-winters-imaginative-realism-in-oil-colored-pencil/

Ampersand: http://ampersandartsupply.blogspot.com/2014/10/featured-artist-veronica-winters.html

As Craftsy blogger: https://www.craftsy.com/blog/author/veronica-winters/

 

My art has been featured in many art books, including the following: