Michael J. Felber - Résumé

   

 

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Group Exhibitions:

Nature’s Call: Natural History of the West, Clymer Museum, Ellensburg, Washington
Objectification 9, Smith and Vallee Gallery, Edison, Washington
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Annual Online Members Exhibition
Art Port Townsend, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington
23rd Annual Colored Pencil Society of America International Exhibition, Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Biodiversity/Extinction Exhibition, New York Hall Of Science, New York City, New York 
Neo-Naturalist Exhibition, Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, Washington
Nature With Hands and Eyes, Pacific Science Center, Seattle, Washington
Flight Path Exhibition, Anne Focke Gallery, Seattle City Hall, Seattle, Washington
Explore This 11, Online Exhibition, Colored Pencil Society of America
Finalist Exhibition, Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia
Focus On Nature XIII, New York State Museum, Albany, New York
Kingdom, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Insects: The Big Bug Show, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, Bainbridge Island, Washington
On to the Next One: NW Printmakers Open Call, Smith & Vallee Gallery, Edison, Washington
Focus on Nature XII, Natural History Illustration, New York State Museum, Albany, New York
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Exhibition, Evergreen Gallery, Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
Birds, Smith & Vallee Gallery, Edison, Washington
The Illustrator’s Art, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington
Strait Art 2007, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles, Washington
The Art of Seeing: Nature Revealed Through Illustration, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Collectors and their Artists, Nrthwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington
Expressions Northwest, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington
Platemarks II, The Printmaker’s Art, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington
For The Love of the Land, The Cannery, Port Townsend, Washington
Focus on Nature VIII, Natural History Illustration, New York State Museum, Albany, New York
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Exhibition, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona
The Art of Seeing: Nature Revealed Through Illustration, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Platemarks, The Printmaker’s Art, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington
Art Port Townsend, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington
Focus on Nature VII, Natural History Illustration, New York State Museum, Albany, New York
Small Expressions, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington
Art from the City of Dreams, University House, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Art Port Townsend, Point Hudson, Port Townsend, Washington
California Species: Biological Art and Illustration, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Focus on Nature VI, Natural History Illustration, New York State Museum, Albany, New York
Flower Power: Botanical Art, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, Connecticut
Focus on Nature V, Natural History Illustration, New York State Museum, Albany, New York
Cats: Wild to Mild, Los Angeles Natural History Museum, Los Angeles, California
California Species: Biological Art and Illustration, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators National Exhibition, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, California
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators National Exhibition, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Plants and Their Pollinators, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators National Exhibition, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
Northwest Botanical Illustration Show, Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Seattle, Washington
Illustration Exhibition, World Congress on Biomedical Communications, Orlando, Florida
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators National Exhibition, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators National Exhibition, University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, Colorado
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators National Exhibition, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
G. N. S. I. National Exhibition, Bell Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
G. N. S.I. National Exhibition, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, California
California Species: Biological Art and Illustration, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators National Exhibition, Museum of Natural History, Denver, Colorado
Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Heart of America National Print Exhibition, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
Autumn Annual, Gallery Sanchez, San Francisco, California
Santa Cruz City Museum, Santa Cruz, California
University of Dallas Fourth National Print Invitational, Irvine, Texas
Cologne International Art Fair, Cologne, Germany
Spokane National Print Exhibition, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, Washington
Basel International Print Exhibition, Basel, Switzerland
Fifth National Print Exhibition, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
Fifth Bay Area Regional Graphics Exhibition, De Anza College, Cupertino, California
Salinas Underground Cultural Society, Salinas, California
Institute of Experimental Printmaking Exhibition, Santa Cruz, California
Pratt Graphics Center Annual Exhibition of Prints, New York, New York
Second Hawaii National Print Exhibition, Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii
Boston Printmakers 25th Exhibition, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Wheeler Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
Sun Gallery, San Francisco, California
Standiford Gallery, San Francisco, California
Ruth Leaf Workshop Exhibition, New York, New York

* Indicates juried exhibition


 

2016:
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1979:
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Solo Exhibitions:

Aljoya Thornton Place Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Copperfield Gallery, Port Townsend, Washington
Chabot College, Hayward, California
Balthazar Gallery, Pacific Grove, California
Hartnell College, Salinas, California
Cooperhouse, Santa Cruz, California


 

2016:
2016:
2016:
2015:
2015:
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1990:
1977:
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1976:
1973:

Awards and Permanent Collections

Permanent Collection of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco, California
Permanent Collection of the Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, Washington
Jury Award, Art Port Townsend, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington
Award for Outstanding Achievement, Colored Pencil Society of America, Explore This 11 exhibition
Permanent Collection of The New York State Museum, Albany, New York
Jury Award, Focus On Nature XIII, New York State Museum, Albany, New York
Special Award, Expressions Northwest, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend Washington
People's Choice Award, Platemarks II, The Printmaker’s Art, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend Washington
Merit Award, Platemarks: The Printmaker’s Art, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend Washington
Merit Award, Small Expressions, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington
Permanent Exhibit, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, North Carolina
Second Prize for Color Wildlife, G. N. S. I. National Exhibition, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Permanent Collection of the University of Dallas, Irvine, Texas
Permanent Collection of the Norton Museum, Palm Beach, Florida
Permanent Collection of Hartnell College, Salinas, California
Purchase Award, Honolulu Academy of Arts Permanent Graphics Collection


 

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Publications

Strokes of Genius 8, The Best of Drawing, by Rachel Wolf
Art Journey Animals, A Collection of Inspiring Contemporary Masterworks, by Jamie Markle
Earthjustice Quarterly Magazine, Fall
Strokes of Genius 2, The Best of Drawing, by Rachel Wolf
Drawing Inspiration From State's Flora, Fauna, by Jesse Hamlin, San Francisco Chronicle, April 18, 2003
Drew a variety of illustrations for: Harcourt Brace & Co., Field and Stream Magazine, The Nature Co., Organic Gardening Magazine, and Food for Thought Posters
Illustrated Insects by Jenny Tesar (Our Living World Series)
Illustrated and produced a line of fish T-shirts
Illustrated The Essence of Flycastng by Mel Krieger


 

1982 - 1986:
1981 - 1982:
1980 - 1981:

Filmography

Animator for various T.V. commercials for Levi Strauss, H.B.O., etc.
Assistant animator for the animated feature film, The Plague Dogs, Nepenthe Productions, San Francisco, California
Animator for The Flintstones, at Mill Valley Animation Co., Mill Valley, California

 

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1978:
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Catalogs

Finalist Exhibition, Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia
Focus on Nature XIII, The New York State Museum, Albany, New York
Focus on Nature XII, The New York State Museum, Albany, New York
The Art of Seeing, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Focus on Nature VIII, The New York State Museum, Albany, New York
The Art of Seeing, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Focus on Nature VII, The New York State Museum, Albany, New York
California Species, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Focus on Nature VI, The New York State Museum, Albany, New York
Focus on Nature V, The New York State Museum, Albany, New York
California Species, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators National Exhibition, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators National Exhibition, Bell Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
California Species, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators National Exhibition, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, California
1st Annual National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Heart of America National Print Exhibition, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
4th National Print Invitational, University of Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Spokane National 1977 Print Competition, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, Washington
5th National Print Exhibition, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
5th Bay Area Regional Graphics Competition, De Anza College, Cupertino, California
Boston Printmakers 25th Anniversary Exhibition, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
2nd Hawaii National Print Exhibition, Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii


 

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Education

Studied animation, San Francisco State University
Received MFA degree in printmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute
Graduate assistant for Shane Weare, San Francisco Art Institute
Studied silkscreen printing at the Pratt Graphics Center, New York
Studied engraving with Dolf Rieser, London, England
Studied intaglio techniques with Ruth Leaf, Ruth Leaf Workshop, New York
Studied counter-culture society, Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco