Arne Westerman Artist, Figurative Paintings in Watercolor, Oils, and Acrylics



Born March 24, 1927, Portland Oregon.
Reed College, 1944.
U.S. Army 1945-1947
BS, School of Journalism, University of Oregon, 1950

George Hamilton, Charles Reid, William Reese, Sergei Bongardt, David Leffel,
Milt Kobayashi, Alex Powers, Katherine Chang Liu.

Best of Show, National Watercolor Society, 2003
Award of Merit, Louisiana National 1998
Harold Coopersmith Memorial Award, Adirondack National Exhibition, 1997
Grand Prize, Gold Medal for Watercolors, Knickerbocker Artists Exhibition, 1997
American Watercolor Society Exhibition and Traveling Show, 1997
Mary S. Litt Medal and Traveling Show, American Watercolor Society Exhibition 1996
American Watercolor Society 127th Exhibition, 1994
Barse Miller Memorial Award, Traveling Show, American Watercolor Soc. Exhibition, 1993
Akron Society of Artists Exhibition, 1994
John Young Hunter Prize, Allied Artists of America Exhibition, 1992
Jurors Award, San Diego Watercolor Society National Exhibition, 1992
American Watercolor Society National Exhibition, 1991
Jane Peterson Award, Allied Artists of America Annual Exhibition, 1990
Grand Prize, Watercolor West Annual Exhibition, 1989
National Arts Club Exhibition, 1988
Salmagundi Club National Exhibition, 1988
National Watercolor Society 67th Exhibition, 1987
Grand Prize, Grumbacher Gold Medal, Midwest W S National Exhibition, 1986
Puget Sound Award, Northwest Watercolor Society Exhibition, 1985
Merit Award, Knickerbocker Artists 34th Annual Exhibition, 1984
Winsor Newton Award, American Artists Professional League 1984
Lutz Memorial Award, National Watercolor Society Exhibition, 1983
Sweepstakes Award, Watercolor Society of Oregon Exhibition, 1982
Victoria Savage Award, Northwest Watercolor Society Exhibition, 1982
Grand Prize, Northwest Watercolor Society Exhibition, 1981
Grand Prize, Northwest Watercolor Society Exhibition, 1980
Grand Prize, Watercolor Society of Oregon Exhibition, 1980

American Watercolor Society
National Watercolor Society
Northwest Watercolor Society; Watercolor Society of Oregon; Whiskey Painters of America
SOLO SHOWS: Zantman Galleries, Carmel, California, yearly
Attic Gallery, Portland Oregon, yearly
The Gallery, Burlingame, CA 2003
Sol del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, 1997
Galerie DeTours, San Francisco, California, 1981 - 1987
Galerie DeTours, Carmel, California, 1980 - 1987
James Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1985
White Gallery, Portland State University, Portland Oregon, 1979

Taylor & Sons, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1997
James Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1994
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York, 1993
Cudahy's Gallery, Richmond Virginia, 1984, 1987, 1992, 1996
Bellevue, Washington Art Museum, 1990
Southwest Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 1990
Zantman Art Galleries, Carmel, California, 1989
Attic Gallery, Portland Oregon, 1988
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum, Utah State University, 1982
Portland Art Museum, 1979

Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama
Mills College, Oakland, California
Museum of Art, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Utah State University, Logan, Utah
Robert Louis Stevenson School, Carmel, California
Rose Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham Massachusetts
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Reed College, Portland, Oregon
DeSaisset Museum, Santa Clara, California
Wallace Museum, Macalaster College, St. Paul Minnesota
University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Hartness College Museum, Salinas, California
Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, Oregon
Oregon Health Sciences University
Oregon Arts Commission

Who's Who in American Art, Marquis Publications, Division of Reed Elsevier
Watercolor Fall 1999, American Artist Publication
International Artist, June-July 1998
The Oregonian, October 22, 1995
Artist's Magazine, February 1995, August 1994, April 1994,
Northwest Gallery Art Magazine, March-April, 1990
Southwest Art Magazine, April, 1987
Salt Lake City Deseret News, April, 1986
San Francisco Jewish Review, May, 1985
Richmond Times Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, March 22, 1984
Advertising Age, August 13, 1979; August 7, 1981
Jewish Review, Portland, Oregon, March, 1982 and May, 1979
BOOKS: Paint Watercolors Filled With Life and Energy, by Arne Westerman, Published
September.1994 by North Light Books, Cincinnatti OH, 1994. Second edition, 1995
The Simple Secret to Better Painting, by Greg Albert. North Light Books, 2003
Being an Artist, Lewis Lehrman, North Light Books, 1992
Splash 1/ America's Foremost Contemporary Watercolors, 1991,
by the Editors of North Light Books, Cincinnatti, Ohio
Splash 4 / Rachel Wolf, Editor, North Light Books, Cincinnatti OH
The Best of Portraits / North Light Books, Cincinnatti OH
Basic People Painting Techniques in Watercolor / North Light Books, Cincinnatti OH
Best of Watercolors, Shawna Mullen, Editor, Rockport Publishers, Rockport MA
Best of Watercolor Figures, Rockport Publishers, Rockport MA
Artist's Guide to Materials and Techniques, Phil Metzger, North Light Books
Portrait Inspirations, Rockport Publishers, Rockport MA
How to Become a Famous Artist Through Pain and Suffering, Arne Westerman, Simon Press


Attic Gallery, 421 NE Cedar Street, Camas, WA 98607, 360-833-9747, 503-228-7830,