Brian Stewart

Resides: St. Paul, MN 
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Graphics Gallery, Newport Beach, CA
Greenhouse Gallery, [website] San Antonio, TX
White Oak Gallery, Minneapolis, MN



Born 1942, Pasadena, CA

1989 Workshops with Clyde Aspevig and Valoy Eaton, Scottsdale, AZ
1989-87 Atelier LeSeur, Minneapolis, MN, Classical Academic Training
1988-87 Independent Museum Study throughout Europe
1985-83 Atelier Lack, Minneapolis, MN
1967-66 Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
1966-64 Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA
1963-61 Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

Public and Private Commissions
1999 6-by-8 ft corporate lobby painting, Diversified Pharmaceutical Company, Minneapolis
Plein-air painting, Corporate Collection, Liberty Property & Trust, Minneapolis, MN
1997 3-by-4 ft Family Commission Painting, Eisen Family, San Francisco, CA
1995 Painting for Griffin Architect's Client, Ashville, NC

One-Person Shows
1999-91 East Road Gallery, Lakeside, MI
Lutheran Brotherhood Gallery, Minneapolis
Stickley Museum, Morris Plains, NJ
Johnson Heritage Post Gallery, Grand Marais, MN
Moorehead State University, Fargo, ND
Gabberts Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Graphics Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

Selected Group Shows

Why Outdoors?--Plein Air Painters of America, Salmagundi Club, New York, New York
Art in Nature Alliance, PAPA Exhibition & Sale, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, benefiting the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy.
Celebrating Summer, Plein Air Painters of America, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI

American Legacy: Our National Parks, On Location with the Plein Air Painters of America, The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA, & traveling to museums throughout the country.
The Allure of Water: On Location with the Plein Air Painters of America, The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA

European Tradition, American Vision, Paintings by the Plein Air Painters of America, Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD
California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition, Pasadena Museum of Art, CA
From the Heart, Plein Air Painters of America 21st Annual Exhibition, The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA
2004-1991 The Plein Air Painters of America, Avalon, CA
2003 The Allure of Light, The Depot, Steamboat Springs, CO
Glories of the Sonoran Desert, Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg, AZ
1999-91 Classical Realism Society, Minneapolis, MN;
Plein Air Painters of America, Catalina Island, CA;
Grove Park A&C Conference, Asheville, NC;
C.M. Russell Show, Great Falls, MT;
Oil Painters of America, Oak Park, IL;
Arts for the Parks, Jackson, WY;
California Heritage Gallery, San Francisco, CA;
California Art Club, Malibu, CA, and Capistrano, CA;
Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT

2003-1998 Plein Air Painters of America Workshops, Wickenburg, AZ; Granby, CO; Bennington, VT;, Steamboat Springs, CO
1999-93 Workshops on plein-air and studio painting in Minnesota, North Dakota, California, Colorado, Georgia, Wisconsin and Vermont.
1996-93 Drawing and painting, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minneapolis, MN
1971-70 Advertising and graphic design, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

Honors & Awards
1998 Honorable Mention, California Art Club, Mission San Juan, Capistrano
1997 Finalist, Arts for the Parks, Jackson, WY
1995 Award of Excellence, Oil Painters of America
1991 Bronze, Art of California Contest, Antiques & Fine Art

2000 "How-to On Painting Outdoors" Artist's Magazine
1999 "California Scene Painting," Southwest Art Profile, American Bungalow
1995 Profile, Twin Cities Business Monthly
1993 Profile, Minnesota Monthly
1991 "Plein-Air Painting," American Bungalow

Selected Collections
Diversified Pharmaceutical Company, Minneapolis, MN. Liberty Property & Trust Company, Minneapolis, MN. Roy Rose. Ray Redfern. Douglas Billian. Jonathan Buck and Barbara Kline.

Signature Member, Plein-Air Painters of America; Classical Realism Society; Oil Painters of America; California Art Club


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