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Greg Mortenson






Gregory Mortenson (b. 1976) is a New York based artist. He received his BA from Southern Virginia University. After college, Gregory spent the next two years studying classical painting in an apprenticeship with Patrick Devonas and William Whitaker.

He then moved to New York City to study at the Grand Central Academy of Art under Jacob Collins and the Waterstreet Atelier trad

ition. After completing the four year curriculum, Gregory continued two more years of painting at Jocob Collin’s private studio.

Gregory currently works from his studio in New York and teaches at the Grand Central Academy of Art.






EDUCATION



2010-2012 Jacob Collins Studio

2006-2010 The Grand Central Academy of Art, Waterstreet Atelier

2007 Hudson River Fellowship

2004-2006 Patrick Devonas Apprenticeship

2004-2006 William Whitaker Apprenticeship

2000-2002 Southern Virginia University



EXIBITIONS



2012 Portrait Society of America International Competition, PA

2012 Salon International, Greenhouse Gallery, TX

2012 Convergence, La Maison d'Art Gallery, NYC

2011 Spiritual & Religious Show, Springville Museum of Art, UT

2011 Salon International, Greenhouse Gallery, TX

2011 Salmugundi Club, non-member show, NYC

2011 Church History Museum, Salt Lake City, UT

2008 Waterstreet at the Atlanta Art Gallery

2008 Jacob Collins & the Hudson River Fellowship

2004 One Man Show, Nelson Gallery Lexington Va

2002 Two Man Show, Nelson Gallery Lexington Va



AWARDS



2012 Portrait Society of America International Competition, Honor Award

2012 FineArtConnoisseur Publisher's Award of Excellence, as chosen by Edward Minoff

2011 ACOPAL Finalist

2011 Raymar Fine Art Competition, 2nd place Award, as chosen by Scott Christensen

2011 Salon International, 3rd place Award, as chosen by Daniel E. Greene

2011 Salmagundi Club, Washington Square Award

2011 ARC Salon Finalist

2010 ARC Scholarship

2009 ARC Salon Honorable Mention

2008 Morris & Alma Schapiro Award



PUBLICATIONS

American Artist Magazine, November 2012
American Artist Magazine, October 2012
American Artist Magazine, September 2012
International Artist, August 2012
American Art Collector, August 2012
Plein Air Magazine, Winter Edition 2012
Lessons in Classical Drawing, Juliette Aristides, Random House, Inc 2011







TEACHING



The Grand Central Academy of Art
Portrait Drawing & Painting
New York City, NY

Center for Academic Study & Naturalist Painting
Portrait & Figure, Summer Workshop
Springville, UT

Dixie State College
Portrait Painting & Drawing, Winter Work Shop
St. George, UT

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