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THE ARTIST

Sandra Murzyn is an award winning artist in both portraiture, and landscape. After working many years in advertising art direction, and design, Ms. Murzyn concentrated her talents on representational painting. She has always been involved in many forms of the fine arts. Even as a child she would paint illustrations on her bedroom walls. Fortunately, her parents liked the illustrations.

EDUCATION
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, B.F.A.

INDEPENDENT MASTER STUDY
Dawn Whitelaw
Michael Shane Neal
Everett Raymond Kintsler

EXHIBITIONS/JURIED SHOWS
2016  Miller Art Museum - Door Prize For Portraiture Invitational
2016  Gallery North - Alive
2015  Gallery North - Plymouth Membership Show*
2015  Gallery North - Alive
2014  Gallery North - Alive
2013  Center For The Visual Arts -
           Absence And Presence Contemporary Portraiture
2013  Miller Art Museum - 38th Juried Annual Exhibition
2012  Charles Allis Art Museum - Forward, A Survey of Wisconsin Art*
2011  Anderson Art Center - Wisconsin Artists Biennial*
2011  Richeson 75 International Figure/Portrait Art Competition
2011  Miller Art Museum - Invitational - Sturgeon Bay and  Beyond
2011  Bergstrom Mahler Museum - Wisconsin Plein Air Exhibition
2011  Gallery North - Alive*
2010  U. Conn Stamford Gallery - Faces of Winter
           Presented by Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists
2010  Gallery North - Waters Edge Artists
2010  Miller Art Museum - 35th Juried Annual
2010  Miller Art Museum Invitiational - Sturgeon Bay/Past and Present
2010  Richeson 75 International Figure/Portrait Art Competition
2010  Lakeshore Waterways Exhibit
2009  Miller Art Museum - 34th Juried Annual Exhibition
2009  Rahr West Museum - 5 Counties
2008  Central South Art Exhibition - 43rd Juried Show, Nashville TN*
2008  Miller Art Museum - 33rd Juried Annual Exhibition*
2008  Rahr West Museum - 5 Counties
2008  Richeson 75 International Figure/Portrait Art Competition

* Denotes Award

AWARDS Recent
2015  Gallery North
           Second Place for Lester H. Smith
2012  Charles Allis Art Museum
           Forward - A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now
           Award of Excellence for Bon Bons
2011  Anderson Art Center
          Wisconsin Artist's Biennial - Juried Show
          Honorable Mention for Hayden's Hat
2011  Gallery North
           Award of Honor for Bon Bons
2010  Portrait Society of America
           Membership Showcase Award
           Honorable Mention for Portrait of Captain Herman Schuenemann
2008  Portrait Society of America
            Membership Showcase Award
            Honorable Mention Children's Portion for Margot and Mosaic
2008  Central South Art Exhibition 43rd Juried Show
            Herman & Billie Bradley Memorial Award for Lucas Ferrill
2008  Miller Art Museum
            Award of Merit for Kangaroo Lake Lily
2009  American Diabetes Association
           Gift of Hope Holiday Art Search for Little Winter Tree

PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Dominion Power
Grassways Organic Farms
Heavy Metal Fabricators
Formrite Companies

MEMBERSHIPS
Portrait Society of America
Cecilia Beaux Forum
Artist's Fellowship
Oil Painters of America
Waters Edge Artists
National Women in the Arts/Washington D.C.

PRINT
2011  Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership
           Waters Edge Artists Calendar
2010  Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership
            Waters Edge Artists Calendar
2009  Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership
            Waters Edge Artists Calendar
            Plein Air Calendar Artist - Two pieces
2009  American Diabetes Association - Gift of Hope Holiday Art Search