Gerald Fritzler











Resides: Mesa, CO 81643
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Claggett Rey Gallery
, Vail, CO
Grapevine Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
Fritzler Fine Art, Mesa,CO


Born & Raised  1953 Chicago, IL

American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL

Irving Shapiro, Bill Parks, Donald Teague, John Singer Sargent
Four years as an illustrator in an art studio, Milwaukee, WI

Selected One-Man Shows
2001 25-Year Retrospective, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction

Selected Group Shows
2013 PAPA: Celebrating Summer, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
The Allure of Water: On Location with The Plein-Air Painters of America, The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA
2011–1987 Western Rendezvous of Art, Helena, MT
2008 American Art Invitational, Saks Galleries, Denver, CO
2007-2004, 2001-1997, 1994-1992 American Art in Miniature, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK
2007-2006, 2004-2003 Laguna Plein Air Invitational, Laguna Art Museum, CA
2005-2004 Salon d’Arts Exhibition, Colorado History Museum, Denver, CO
2005-2004 PAPA Annual Exhibitions, Lake Tahoe, CA
2003, 2001 PAPA Annual Exhibitions, Catalina, CA
1997 A Brush with Reality, CM Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT
1990, 1986-1985 Artists of America, Denver, CO
1991-89, 1987-1986, 1979 National Academy of Western Art, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK
1981 Driscol Gallery Exhibition, Beijing, China

2004 Twin Rocker Handmade Paper Award, Transparent Watercolor Society of America
2004, 1999, 1995 Award of Excellence in Watercolor, Northwest Rendezvous Group
2002 Watercolor Magic Award, Midwest Watercolor Society
1996, 1992 Colorado State Watermedia Award, Colorado Watercolor Society
1995 Watercolor Award of Merit, Colorado Watercolor Society
1993 Award of Excellence, National Park Academy for the Arts
1976 Strathmore Paper Award, American Watercolor Society

2012 Plein Air Magazine, March/April
2004 Watercolor Magazine, December
2001 Southwest Art, September
2001 Art of the West, July/August
1991 Southwest Art, June
1990 American Artist, January
1985 Artists of the Rockies and the Golden West, Spring

2003 Enchanted Isle, A History of Plein Air Painting on Santa Catalina Island
2003 The Simple Secret to Better Painting
2000 Watercolor Expressions
1998 A Gallery of Marine Art
1998, 1996, 1995 Splash Best of Watercolor series III, IV and V
1982 Contemporary Western Artists

Selected Collections
American Academy of Art, Chicago,IL. Rockwell International, Pittsburgh, PA. Peoples Republic of China, Beijing,China. Museum of Western Colorado, Grand Junction, CO. Presidential Library Collection, former President & Mrs. Reagan, CA. Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO. Rocky Mountain National Park Collection, Estes Park, CO. C.M.Russell Museum Collection, Great Falls, MT

Signature Member, Plein Air Painters of America
American Watercolor Society
National Watercolor Society
Transparent Watercolor Society of America
Colorado Watercolor Society
Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Society
Northwest Rendezvous Group
California Art Club


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