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  Mel Strawn - Resume  


Chouinard Art Institute, Otis Art Institute, Jepson Art Institute,
California College of Arts and Crafts- BFA "With Highest Distinction"
1955; MFA, 1956; post MFA 1959

Select Solo Exhibitions

2006 - Denver Central Library, "mel strawn / All together Now, 1940s-2000s"
2006 - Sandra Philllips Gallery, Denver
2005 - Sandra Phillips Gallery, Denver
2004 - Sangre de Cristo Community Center, Pueblo
2000 - Museum of Contemporary Art
1998 - Rocky Mountain College of Art Design
1998 - University of Idaho
1993 - Colorado State University

Select Invitational/Group Exhibitions

1954 - 15th Annual International Serigraph Exhibition, New York, NY,
1954 - 73rd San Francisco Painting Annual, San Francisco Museum of Art,
1954 - American Painters in France (by invitation, U.S. Foreign Service Cultural Office 
1974 - All Colorado Annual, Denver Art Museum
1970 - Colorado State University Centennial, Fort Collins, (First Purchase Award)
1981 - Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Biennial
1984 - The Denver Boulder Show, Pomona-Claremont colleges, (California)
1984 - Colorado Painting, The Arvada Center
1988 - I-25 AGAIN, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs CO
1989 - COLOR!, Colorado Gallery of Art, ACC. Littleton CO
1995 - DIGITIZED & MANIPULATED, National Exhibition of Computer Images, Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, Peublo CO
1995 - Techno Artists, Metropolitan State College
1996 - Regis University, Denver CO
1997 - Art & Technology 97 - Beyond the Virtual Edge, Orlando Museum of Art


1970 - First Purchase Award, CSU Centennial Exhibition


ARTSPACE Magazine, Sept, 1980 (Major Article)
Color Consulting, A survey of International Color Design, Harold Linton,
Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991
The Art of Responsive Drawing, third edition, Nathan Goldstein, Prentice
Hall, Inc., 1973
Going Digital, The Practice and Vision of Digital Artists, J. Nalven & JD
Jarvis, Thomson Course Technology, 2005 (Chapter)
"transitions", co-sponsored by Humanities Institute and Daniels College
of Business at the University of Denver and Encad, Inc., 1997


Corporate, Institutional and Private including:
Colorado Historical Society
Denver Central Library
Taylor Museum, Colorado Springs Museum of Art
Kirkland Museum, Denver
Sangre de Cristo Art and Conference Center, Pueblo
University of Denver
Colorado State University
Antioch College
The Ohio State University
Gilkey Collection, Portland Art Museum
Western Michigan University
Ottowa University
Greenwood Village, CO
Columbus Museum of Art (Ohio)
Ball Corporation, Broomfield, CO
United Bank of Denver
Amerex Corporation

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