Adeline Halvorson

Adeline Halvorson

Adeline Halvorson Adeline Halvorson is best known for her accurate depiction of equine subjects, and the use of light that typifies her work. With sensitivity and a keen eye for anatomy, she captures the essence and personality of the animals that touch our lives -- the everyday workers, the faithful companions. AWARDS 2014 Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award, Calgary Stampede 2009 and 2012 Best of Show Flatwork Calgary Stampede 2009 Artist's Choice - Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Art Auction 2009 People’s Choice - Art of the West Show, Kamloops BC 2003 First Place (Acrylics Category) - Draft Horse Classic Art Show - Grass Valley, California 2003 Chosen favorite artist Best of the West Show - Pine Top, Arizona 2001 North American Horseman’s Association Equine Artist of Distinction award 1997 First Place (Animal Art Category) over 11,000 international entrants - Artist's Magazine Annual Art Competition 1995 Best of Show – Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Art Auction MAJOR JURIED SHOWS 2019 Settlers West Gallery Summer Show, 2019 Fall Show – Tucson, AZ 2019 Mountain Oyster Club Show, Tuscon, AZ 2019 the Russell Auction – Great Falls Montana (highest selling piece of the Friday night Auction at $40,000) 1994 - 1996, 2004 - 2015, 2017, 2019 Calgary Stampede Western Art Show 2013 Celebration of Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ 2010-2011 The West is Best Show, Surrey, BC 2008 Peppertree Art Show, Santa Ynez, California 2003 Draft Horse Classic Art Show - Grass Valley, California 2003 Best of the West Show - Pine Top, Arizona 1998 C.M. Russell Art Show - Great Falls, Montana 1997, 1998, 2018 Northwest Invitational Miniature Show - Kirkland, Washington 1997, 1998 Western Art Association Annual Show - Ellensburg, Washington 1996 Horse in Motion Show, Kentucky Derby Museum - Louisville, Kentucky 1994 Prestige Gallery Original Art Showcase - Mississauga, Ontario 1991 American Academy of Equine Art Equifestival - Lexington, Kentucky SPECIAL PROJECTS 2013 - chosen to design and paint "Pulling Together", the painting used for the 2014 Calgary Stampede Poster. The original painting sold at auction for $125,000.00 1998 Designed the Silver Dollar for the Royal Canadian Mint, commemorating the 125th anniversary of the founding of the North West Mounted Police. 1984 Chosen to design and paint the Official Canadian Olympic Equestrian Poster for Los Angeles '84 GALLERIES Sunti World Art Gallery, Whitefish, Montana Montana Trails Gallery, Bozeman, MT
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