Michele Mitchell Ostlund

Several Best of Show awards have come to Mitchell, from the International Portrait Seminar in 1984 where she took Grand Prize from among 4000 entrants, to the American Society of Portrait Artists "Portraits Only" International Competition in 1998.

2003
"Lord of the Rings" drawings commissioned from Universal Studios, CA

2001-2002
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - American Society of Portrait Artists Annual Seminar - participated as lecturer and demonstrator

1999
Juried Exhibition - Belloc-Lowndes Gallery - Chicago, IL
Published in "Chicago Art Scene" - juried selection
2nd Place - Portrait Brokers of America International Competition

1998
Best of Show, Washington Society of Portrait Artists, International Competition


1997
Best of Show, American Society of Portrait Artists International Annual Competition
People's Choice Award - American Society of Portrait Artists International Competition

1995
Private exhibit of the artist, Florence, Italy

1994
Stacey Foundation Award

1993
Hollis Taggart Gallery Exhibit "Emerging Artists" Washington, D.C.

1992
Akron Society of Artists Juried Show, Akron, OH

1991
W.A.R.M.'s 12th Annual Juried Exhibition for Women Artists, Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

1987
One Person Show, Palette and Chisel Gallery of Fine Art, Chicago, IL
Talisman Gallery, OK - Group Exhibit
Harriet Bitterly Show, Palette and Chisel Gallery of Fine Art, Chicago, IL
Arlington Racetrack Group Exhibit, Arlington, IL
Silver Medal Show, Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Art, Chicago, IL

1986
Arta, Greece - Group Exhibit
Best of Show, National Portrait Seminar International Competition
Grand Central Gallery Exhibition, New York, NY

1984
Society of Illustrators Exhibition Award, New York, NY

1983
Society of Illustrators Exhibition Award, New York, NY
American Academy of Art Scholarship, Chicago, IL
Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Scholarship, Chicago, IL

1982
Society of Illustrators Exhibition Award, New York, NY
Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Scholarship, Chicago, IL
American Academy of Art Scholarship, Chicago, IL

1977
Arthur Pelz Award, Chicago, Il
University of Illinois Full Scholarship, Champaign, IL
Art Institute of Chicago Scholarship, Chicago, IL


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