Artist's Resumé

Winifred Martinson

Education and Training:

  • Color & Design course electives, Westmont College, B.A, Literature, Santa Barbara CA
  • Life Drawing Course, 2 years, Pasadena City College, Pasadena CA
  • Adult Education week-long artist seminars with Zoltan Szabo and Rex Brandt, Los Angeles CA
  • Books studied: Claude Croney, Herb Olsen, Zoltan Szabo and Rex Brandt
  • Artistic genes inherited from paternal grandfather and maternal grandmother
  • Otherwise, self-taught

Professional Accomplishments:

  • First public art show: Featured Artist, Art & Wine Walk, 3rd Saturday, Sept 2006, Found Objects, McMinnville OR
  • Juried selection as gallery artist, Hidden Treasures Gallery Oct 2006-June 2011, McMinnville OR
  • Debut art gallery show, October 2006, Hidden Treasures Gallery, McMinnville OR
  • Featured Artist Art & Wine Walks numerous times 2006-2010, Newberg & McMinnville OR
  • Juried selection to Artist Village Art Show, part of Turkey-Rama, July 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 McMinnville OR
  • Juried selection to Soroptimist Club Art Show, March 2008, McMinnville OR
  • Juried selection to Jurisdictional Art Show, Oregon/Idaho Methodist Conference, July 2008, Portland OR
  • 4 works purchased by The Allison Inn & Spa Collection, July 2009, Newberg OR
  • Art Show for Allison artists at The Grand Opening Artisan Market, September 2009, Newberg OR
  • Juried selection to Trilogy Art, Food & Wine Event, at The Allison, October 2009, Newberg OR
  • Active membership in Watercolor Society of Oregon, 2009 to present
  • Emerging Artist Feature Article in “AAYC” Arts Alliance of Yamhill County publication, Summer 2009, Issue #76, Yamhill County, OR
  • New Juried Artist, October 2009, Yamhill County Art Harvest Studio Tour, including three student teaching sessions, home studio, McMinnville OR
  • Featured on page 57 of “Art of the Allison Collection”, published on 1-year anniversary of hotel opening, September 2010
  • Year 2010, professional sabbatical
  • Established new Sighs Soaring Gallery Stall at the McMinnville Public Market, open Saturdays year-round, painting on-site, June 2011 - July 2012
  • Yamhill County Art Harvest Studio Tour, home studio, October 2011, painting on-site, McMinnville OR
  • Juried selection as artist at Currents Gallery, 532 NE Third Street, McMinnville OR, open Monday-Saturday, July 2012 to present
  • Juried selection to the Chehalem Valley Food, Wine & Art Festival, September 2012, Oakhurst Thoroughbreds, painting on-site, Newberg OR
  • Yamhill County Art Harvest Studio Tour, home studio, including three classroom sessions, October 2012, painting on-site, McMinnville OR
  • Schreiner's Iris Festival, invited artist, May 25-26, 2013, painting on-site, Kaiser OR
  • Active membership in the Women of Watercolor Artist Guild, Spring 2014
  • Schreiner's Iris Festival, second year invited artist, May 24-26, 2014, painting on-site, Kaiser OR
  • Solo artist show, Tualatin Public Library, June & July 2014, Tualatin OR
  • Schreiner's Iris Festival, third year invited artist, May 23-25, 2015, painting on-site, Kaiser OR
  • People's Choice Award, WOW art show hosted by Kaiser Art Association, Sept., 2016, Kaiser OR
  • Schreiner's Iris Festival, fourth year invited artist, May 27-29, 2017, painting on-site, Kaiser OR
  • New Juried Artist Portland Open Studios Oct. 2017, home studio, painting on-site Portland OR
  • Teaching small group watercolor classes, West Linn home studio, Summer 2014 and continuing, all ages and levels of expertise