"And such was the sound that the chorus made together, that to have been a part of it at all was enough for me" -Sarah Dunant

Artist's Resume

Awards

Third Place oil painting division 2013 Gold Rush Days Annual Juried Art Show in Wickenburg, Arizona


Best of Show 2013 Annual Artists of Northwest Arkansas Show


Show Chairman Award and People’s Choice Award 2012 Annual Artists of Northwest Arkansas Show


Honorable Mention in oil painting 2004 Utah Statewide art competition


First Place professional oil painting category 2002 Marysville Art Council Annual Competition


First Place in professional oil painting division 2001 Northwest Washington Fair, Lynden Washington

 

First Place, Best of Division, Best of Show in professional category 2000 Orange County Fair


Publications

Books written by Deirdre West


"West Seeks to Tell Stories" by Becca Martin 1/4/2013 What's Up section NW Arkansas Times


Agra, India Newspaper 11/2008 


Art of America magazine July of 99 issue


Art published in Ellipsis Literary Magazine Spring 98, Fall 96, Fall 97


Exhibitions

  2014 Exhibited in the Annual Juried West of Center show in Wickenburg, Arizona


2014 Exhibited in the Annual Juried Scottsdale Salon in Scottsdale, Arizona


2013 Exhibited in the American Women Artists Annual National Juried Exhibition in Fredricksburg, Texas


2013 Solo Show with the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale, Arkansas


2013-14 Exhibited with the Artifacts Gallery in Eureka Springs, Arkansas


2013 exhibited with the Underground Gallery in Fayetteville, Arkansas


2012 & 2013 exhibited with Poor Richards Gallery in Rogers, Arkansas


2011 & 2012 Exhibition in the People’s Choice show held by the Artists of Northwest Arkansas


2012 exhibited with Bella Luella in Bentonville, Arkansas


2012 Exhibition in the Juried Art Squared Show in Neosho, Missouri


2012 Exhibition in the Juried Artini Festival in Fayetteville, Arkansas


1999-2006 Exhibition with the Coast Gallery in Laguna Beach, California 


2002 Solo exhibition at the Allied Arts Gallery in Bellingham, Washington


2002 Art on exhibit at the Stalk Exchange in Seattle, Washington


2002 Art on exhibit at the Karpeles Museum in Tacoma, Washington


2002 Solo exhibition at the Edmonds Washington library


2002 Exhibition in the Mountlake Terrace Annual Juried Art Show


2002 Art on exhibit at the Ironstone Vineyards Spring Obsession Juried Art show in Murphy, California


Art Related Positions

2011-2013 Imaging Specialist for Scott Imaging, Springdale, Arkansas


June-July 2013 painting instructor for the Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas


May 2012, 2013 Judge for the annual "Starry Starry Night" art competition hosted by Youth Bridge


Education

Bachelor of Science and Humanities (2014-2016) Summa Cum Laude

Masters in Professional Writing (2016-2017) 'With Distinction'

Northern Arizona University 

Flagstaff, AZ


Completed the Classical Drawing and Painting Program (1996-98, 2003-05)

Corry Studio of Figurative Art

Salt Lake City, UT


Drawing Program (2000-01)

Florence Academy of Art 

Florence, Italy


Illustration Major, Graphic Design Minor (1999)

Laguna College of Art and Design

Laguna Beach, CA 


English Major, Computer Science Minor 1996-98)

Westminster College 

Salt Lake City, UT


My Other Websites

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WestVisionsandWriting.weebly.com


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https://www.etsy.com/shop/deirdrewest?ref=search_shop_redirect

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