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Kathy Wipfler
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KATHY WIPFLER – BIOGRAPHY

For over 35 years in Jackson, Wyoming, Kathy Wipfler’s work has focused on the American West. Her paintings have been included in many regional shows, including the Coors Art Show, Western Rendezvous Show, Buffalo Bill Art Show, The Russell, and Western Visions. Her drawing titled “Bruin Trio” was awarded the Bob Kuhn Award at the 2015 Western Visions Show, & her work is included in a 2015 Gibbs Smith publication titled “Painters of Grand Teton National Park”.
Her work is also included in the permanent collection at the Whitney Gallery of Western Art in Cody, Wyoming.


KATHY WIPFLER – PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

2016 – 88 Western Visions Show, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY.
2016 – 96 Buffalo Bill Art Show, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY.
2015 “Bruin Trio” received the Bob Kuhn Award – Western Visions, NMWA
2014 --16 Membership in Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters
2013 Solo Show, John Ford Clymer Museum, Ellensburg, WA.
2010 – 11 Coors Western Art Show, Denver, CO.
2011 Wipfler and the Boys Show, Simpson Gallagher Gallery, Cody, WY.
2011 Yellowstone in Winter Show, Simpson Gallagher Gallery, Cody, WY.
2009 Cowgirl Up Show, Desert Caballeros Museum, Wickenburg, AZ.
2008 – 05 Maynard Dixon Show, Mt. Carmel, UT.
2005 – 04 Guest Artist, Northwest Rendezvous Show, Helena, MT.
2005 - 02 Guest Artist, Plein Air Painters of America, Catalina Island, & Tahoe
2001 – 02 Coors Western Art Show, Denver, CO.
2000 – 96 Instructor, Scottsdale Artist’s School, Scottsdale, AZ.
1994 Solo Show, Kimball Art Museum, Park City, UT.
1991 Scholarship Award, Scottsdale Artist’s School
1990 Best of Show Award, Western Regional Art Show, Cheyenne, WY.

REVIEWS
Art of the West Sept/Oct 2012 Sara Gilbert Frederick
Big Sky Journal Summer 2010 Aaron Schuerr
Western Art & Architecture Spring 2008 Michele Corriel
French TV 1 Dec. 2007 (view on web site)
American Cowboy Nov/Dec. 2001 Susan McGarry
Art of the West Nov/Dec. 1999 Nancy Gillespie
Southwest Art Dec. 1993 Myrna Zanatell
Art Talk Aug/Sept. 1992 Elizabeth Claire Flood
Southwest Art Sept. 1992 Bob Budd


COLLECTIONS
Whitney Gallery of Western Art - Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY.
Craig Thomas Visitor Center, Grand Teton National Park - Permanent Collection
Kriendler Gallery – Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY.
Senator and Mrs. Alan Simpson
Governor and Mrs. Mike Sullivan
Governor and Mrs. Jim Geringer
22 Western States Governors
3 Canadian Premiers

BOOKS
Painters of the Tetons – Donna L. Poulton, James L. Poulton
2015, Gibbs Smith, Publisher


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