© 2018 by Dick Stern

Scientist turned artist, rendering the directly experienced urban and rural landscape in watercolor and acrylic paintings and color photographs.

 

Personal Information

Born 1942, New York, New York

Lived in California since 1974, Davis since 2004

Email: rstern3260@gmail.com

Web site: dicksternart.com

 

Scientific Career

Defense Scientist at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory 1974-2003

Chemistry Professor at Columbia 1968-1974

Chemistry PhD at Harvard 1968

 

Training in Art

Different Strokes 2010 – present —Art critique group

Davis Art Center 2004 – 2009, 2017 — Critique (Betty Berteaux/Chris Schakel), Watercolor (Chris Shackel)

Sacramento City College 2004 – 2009 — Acrylic (Susan White/Madeline Hope/Douglas Slayton/David Lobenberg), Ink Drawing (John Kloss), Watercolor (David Lobenberg)

Diablo Valley College 2003 & 2004 — Drawing (Jerry Leisure & Alex Jackson/Fran Brown), Watercolor (Joy Broom/Michelle Krup/Joy Broom), Oil (Claire Brees), Photoshop (Jerry Leisure)

 

Selected Exhibitions & Awards

Fairfield Regional Juried Art Show — Fall 2005

Soroptomists Artists & Authors Show, Davis — Spring 2006 — 2008

International House, Davis — September 2007 One man show

California State Fair — Summer 2009 — 2009 Award of Merit.           

Yolo County Fair — Summers 2005 thru 2018 — Numerous ribbons in various Painting and Photographic categories including Best In Show and Runner-Up Best In Show in Advanced Painting, Best In Show in Advanced Photography, Artist-In-Residence Summer 2010.

Davis Art Center — Fall 2013 Seven Artist Show: Different Strokes

International House, Davis — Fall 2015 Eight Artist Show: Different Strokes

KVIE Art Auction — Fall 2017

Gallery 625, Woodland — Winter 2017 Eight Artist Show: Different Strokes

 

Galleries

Member: Artists’ Collaborative Gallery, Sacramento, CA — 2011 to present

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