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Colleen K. P. Howe

Colleen K. Pope Howe was born in American Fork, Utah in 1953. Howe is an oil painter and pastellist. She paints landscapes and equine art. She lives in Sandy, Utah.

Howe studied painting at the University of Utah, and at Brigham Young University. She is also a member of the Intermountain Society of Artists.

Her work has won numerous awards including: First Place - Layton Arts Festival, August 2004; Diane Townsend Award - Pastel Society of the Northwest International Exhibit, June 2003; and First Place - Pastel Society of Utah statewide exhibition, Red Butte Gardens, November 1999.

Biography adapted from Artists of Utah and material supplied by the artist.

Artist's website

Colleen K. Pope Howe (1953-), of Sandy, Utah, is an oil painter and pastellist. A member of the Intermountain Society of Artists, Howe was born in American Fork, Utah, and studied at Brigham Young University. She is a talented tonalist.

Statement 
Paintings that are sensitively created add to the value of our lives. Painting is a language of expression that can affect each of us in a positive and meaningful way.

Awards

  • First Place - Layton Arts Festival, August 2004
  • Diane Townsend Award - Pastel Society of the Northwest International Exhibit, June 2003
  • First Place - Pastel Society of Utah statewide exhibition, Red Butte Gardens, November 1999
  • Best of Show - Intermountain Society of Artists' Member of Merit, Red Butte Gardens, June 1998
  • First Place - Jurors Award for Painting, Alliance for Varied Arts, Logan, June 1998
  • First Place - Nature's Show, Monte L. Bean Museum, B.Y.U., April 1997

Exhibitions / Shows

  • Fuhriman's Fine Art, July 2005
  • Maynard Dixon County Plien Air International, 2005
  • Gallery at the Station, one person show, Ogden, UT, August 2004
  • Valentine Fine Art, Livingston, MT, August 2003
  • The Artist's Magazine, feature article published in June 2003, April 2005
  • Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art, May 2003 and May 1998, May 2005
  • The Deseret News: “Color of Utah“ satewide exhibition, October 2001
  • University of Utah “Winter“ juried exhibition, February 2000 (purchased for collection)
  • American Academy of Women Artists, Associate Membership awarded July 2001
  • Williams Fine Art, Salt Lake City, April 2001
  • Listed in Artists of Utah, published October 1999, and displayed at Artists of Utah exhibit
  • The Pastel Journal, feature article published November - December 1999

Special Projects

  • Director, Alliance for Varied Arts Gallery, Logan, Utah; January 2004 - present
  • President, Pastel Society of Utah, 2003-2005 term; 1997 to 2000 founding term
  • President, Intermountain Society of Artists, 1992-1993; member of Board, 1988-1992

Lectures / Teaching Positions

  • Workshop Instructor: Nationwide including Illinois, Missouri, Montana, Utah, Washington
  • Pastel and Oil Painting Instructor: Logan and Salt Lake City area

Education

  • 10-day Intensive Plien Air Workshop, Scott Christensen, May 2003
  • Plein Air Painters of America, September 1999 New England Intensive Outdoor Seminar
  • Scottsdale Artists School, Sall Strand “Color of Light“ Symposium, March 1997
  • Workshops and intensive training, from Michael Workman, Ted Goershner, Doug Dawson
  • Scottsdale Artists School, Sally Strand Pastel Workshop, February 1991, award merit scholarship
  • University of Utah, (2001-2003) Fine Arts/Art History Major, studio painting emphasis
  • Utah State University, (2004-Present) Art Major, Painting Emphasis

Collections, Various Corporate and Private

  • O.C. Tanner Recognition Company, Salt Lake
  • Miskin Media Works, Layton, Utah
  • Jack Richeson & Company (Unison Pastels)
  • University of Utah, Fine Arts Museum

Galleries

  • Fuhriman's Fine Art, Logan, UT
  • Taminah Gallery, Park City, UT
  • Westbrook Galleries, Carmel, CA

For more information on the artist 
visit the Artist's website

Newspaper Articles

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, January 11, 2004.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, February 15, 1998.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, September 26, 1993.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, February 2, 1992.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, June 2, 1991.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, August 13, 1989.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, January 8, 1989.

"Celebrate the Holidays by Taking in the Sights at 3 Local Art Galleries." The Deseret News, December 1, 1991.

"Coming Up: Visual Art." The Salt Lake Tribune, May 30, 1999.

"Galleries." The Deseret News, November 17, 1991.

"Galleries." The Deseret News, December 27, 1992.

"Galleries." The Deseret News, July 31, 1994.

"Pastel Society to Display Art." The Deseret News, May 2, 2000.

"Pastel Teacher Will Direct Workshop." Albuquerque Journal, November 3, 2003.

"Showing at Local Galleries." The Deseret News, November 25, 2001.

"Showing at Local Galleries." The Deseret News, July 27, 2003.

"Showing at Local Galleries." The Deseret News, July 28, 2002.

"Showing at Local Galleries." The Deseret News, December 3, 2000.

"Utah County Dateline Briefs." The Deseret News, October 29, 2001.

"Verdict on Jurying of 3 New Shows is 'Superb'." The Deseret News, June 27, 1993.

"Visual Arts." The Salt Lake Tribune, November 12, 1993.

Periodical

15 Bytes. "On Line Spotlight." 15 Bytes. http://www.artistsofutah.org/15bytes/feb02/feb2.html (accessed July 10, 2008).

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