MERFELD'S WEB ART GALLERY
211 Main St by Appointment & by Chance
Mail - 2302 Muddy Road, Westcliffe, Colorado 81252-9626 PH (719) 783-2166
Gerald Merfeld
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MERFELD
Merfeld

STUDIED:
  • Painting in Chicago with William Mosby
  • Studio assistant to mural painter Dean Cornwell
POSITION:
  • A combat artist for the U. S. Navy in the Mediterranean and Vietnam
AWARDS:
  • Received the Louis E. Seley Gold Medal - U. S. Navy/Salmagundi Club
  • 1989 American Artist Professional League "Gold Medal of Honor"
  • 1989 Knickerbocker Artists "American Artists Magazine Award"
  • Two gold medals at the Washington Square Exhibit, New York City
  • Oklahoma Museum of Art "1975 Award for Painting"
  • Marietta College "Mainstrreams '76 Juror's Award of Merit" & "Mainstreams '77 Award of Distinction"
  • "First Prize" 1980 Hope Show
  • "First Prize" and Silver Bowl, Butler Institute of American Art 1983
EXHIBITIONS:
  • Springfield, Massachusetts Museum of Fine Arts
  • Smithsonian Institute
  • Knickerbocker Artists, New York City
  • Hudson Valley Art Association
  • Audubon Artists, New York City
  • Allied Artists of America, New York City
  • Civic Fine Arts Association, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri
  • National Academy of Western Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Kimball Art Center, Park City, Utah
  • Colorado Governor's Invitational, Loveland, Colorado
  • Northwest Rendezvous, Helena, Montana
  • Sangre De Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, Colorado
PERMANENT COLLECTIONS:
  • Marietta College
  • U.S. Navy Archives
  • John J. McDonough Collection of American Art
  • John Deere & Company
  • Museum of Contemporary Impressionism
  • The Walter Gray/Dan Blanchard Collection, Oklahoma City, OK
PUBLICATIONS:
  • "Gerald Merfeld's Teaching Tenets",an article by Charles Movalli, featured in the Dec. 1978 American Artist Magazine
  • "Gerald Merfeld" by Betty Harvey in the Fall 1981 issue of Artists of the Rockies and the Goldern West
  • "Gerald Merfeld: Maestro" by Betty Harvey-Manson in the July 1996 issue of Southwest Art
  • Is included in the "Contemporary Western Artists" by Peggy and Harold Samuels
  • Who's Who in American Art
  • Fielding's Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers
  • Haddad's Fine Arts of California has published eleven Merfeld prints
  • Is included in "Mordern Oil Impressionists" by Ron Ranson
  • Who's Who in America


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