Location: Pebble Beach, California, United States
Gordon Mortensen, Artist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the fields of painting and printmaking.
As a young man, Mr. Mortensen served in the United States Marine Corps from 1957 to 1960 and received an honorable discharge. He began studying at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1964, and continued his education at the University of Minnesota, completing postgraduate coursework from 1969 to 1972. Mr. Mortensen was inspired and motivated by his graduate advisor and painting instructor, Peter Busa, who helped him grow and develop as an artist. Over the course of his career, he has been featured in myriad exhibitions and shows, including one-man shows at the Concept Art Gallery in Pittsburgh and C. G. Rein Galleries in Minneapolis, among others. His works have also been exhibited in group shows at Miami University, the Philadelphia Print Club, and the 12th National Silvermine Guild Print Exhibition, among many more.
Mr. Mortensen’s works have also been featured in many museums, including the Minnesota Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, the Museum of Art at the Carnegie-Mellon Institute, and the Art Institute of Chicago, among others. He is a member of the Boston Printmakers, the Philadelphia Print Center, the Los Angeles Printmaking Society, the Albany Print Club, and the American Print Alliance. Mr. Mortensen has been profiled in numerous art journals, and as a further testament to his success and stature as an artist, he has been featured in the first edition of Who’s Who in America: Student Version, as well as multiple editions of Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in the West, and Who’s Who in America.
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