Robyn Sand Anderson
315 Veda Drive, Redwood Falls, MN 56283 507-276-7873 email@example.com
EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts: Art, Art Education, Luther College, Decorah, IA
1983-85 Gallery classes in watercolor, Houston, TX
1995 Rose Edin Watercolor Workshop, St. Cloud, MN
1995 One-day Abstract Watercolor Workshop, Flora Schinkle, St. Cloud, MN
2000 Three-day workshop with nationally renown watercolorist, Tony Couch, St. Cloud, MN
2000 Six-day workshop with internationally renown watercolorist, Cheng Kee Chee, Artist's Grant through Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council and the McKnight Foundation
2002 Six-day workshop with nationally renown watercolorist, Catherine Wilson Smith, Artist's Grant PLRAC and the McKnight Foundation.
2010 Five-day workshop, Multi-Media Acrylic Abstracts, Lana Grow, White Bear Lake, MN
2013 On-Line Multi-Media Acrylics class with Ann Bell
2014 Four-day workshop, "Texture, Color, Feeling" Multi-Media Acrylic Abstracts, Jan Sitts, Sedona, AZ Artist's Fellowship Grant through Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council and the McKnight Foundation.
2018 Five-day workshop, "Abstract Art: Composition & Contrast" with Jane Davies, Manchester, VT. Established Artist Grant from Southwest Minnesota Arts Council and the McKnight Foundation.
1979-80 High School Art Teacher, Central City, IA
1980-83 Blanchard and Associates Advertising Agency, Secretary-Receptionist, Keyliner, Mpls., MN
1984-85 Luther Seminary, Development Office, Secretary-Receptionist, St. Paul, MN
1985-86 Woodlands Art & Frame, Framer, Houston, TX
1986-98 Freelance Artist and Stay-at-home Mom, Houston, TX , St. Cloud and New Ulm, MN
1998-2001 High School Art Teacher, New Ulm Sr. High, New Ulm, MN
2000 Beginning Drawing Class, Community Ed., New Ulm, MN
2001 Opened Sand Studio/School of Art & Design, teaching drawing and painting, New Ulm.
1992-present Commissioned artwork for various businesses, individuals and churches
2002-present Commissioned illustrations for Anchor Wallace Company
2009 Commissioned to create backdrop for Annual Christmas at Luther College Concert.
2013 Commission for Duke University Chapel, seven acrylic paintings accompanying and interpreting seven cantatas for Buxtehude’s work, Membra Jesu Nostri. Permanent Collection of Duke University Chapel.
2017 Commission for Backdrop Art for ELCA Rostered Leaders Gathering in Atlanta, Georgia "The Road to Emmaus"
2017 Commission for Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Bird Island. Triptych.
1984 Solo Show: Faith Lutheran Church, Dickinson, TX
1986 Solo Show: Woodland Art & Frame Shop, Houston, TX
1997 Solo Show: Luther Seminary, Convocation, St. Paul, MN
2000 Exhibit: Council for the Arts, New Ulm (CANU) Kiesling House Gallery
2001- 2007 Solo Open House
2004 Luther College Alumni Art Exhibit, Watercolors
2011 Luther College Sesquicentennial Celebration - Transformed by the Journey, “Contrasts: Suffering & Hope,” Acrylic
2012 Nina Bliese Gallery, downtown Minneapolis, MN, “The Suffering of Becoming,” Acrylic, Nov-Dec 2012
2014 Luther Seminary, Olson Campus Center, St. Paul, MN, "The Human Condition, The Human Spirit: Wreckage & Beauty," Acrylic, Exhibit runs March 15, 2014 - May 15, 2014
2014 Crossview Arts Festival, One of eight regional and national artists chosen to interpret The Story, a biblical narrative. Exhibit runs April 27-May 25, 2014
2014 Solo Exhibit in conjunction with the PLRAC & McKnight Foundation Fellowship Grant, The Grand Center for Arts & Culture, New Ulm, MN Sept. 19-Oct. 31
2014 Springfield Annual Juried Art Show October 29 through November 26.
2014 ARTSCAPE Juried Art Show, The Grand Center for Arts & Culture, New Ulm, MN. November 14-December 19.
2015 St. Paul Monastery Juried Art Show January 29 thru March 6.
2015 Crossview Arts Festival Juried Art Show, Edina, MN February 8 - March 29
2016 -2018 Magnificat & Sieben Antiphonen with Nunc Dimittis Exhibits :
October 29 - November 22, 2016 Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4100 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN
November 28 - December 30, 2016 Duke University Chapel, Durham, NC
January 23 - February 28, 2017 Luther Seminary, Olson Center, St. Paul, MN
March 15 - June 6, 2017 Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 5701 Eden Prairie Rd., Minnetonka, MN
September 1 - October 31, 2017 St. Stephens Lutheran Church, 8400 France Av. S., Bloomington, MN
November 1-December 31, 2017 Roseville Lutheran Church, Roseville, MN
March 1 - May 31, 2018 Benedictine Center of St. Paul's Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, St. Paul, MN
1995 Second Place Award, Zapp Bank's Annual Juried Art Show, St. Cloud, MN.
1998 Selection into Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council Juried Art Show, St. Peter, MN.
1999 Chosen for solo art exhibit in the Decorah Public Library, Decorah, IA.
2000 Entered New Ulm Public Library's first Somsen Memorial Art Show. Watercolor "Still Life:Vegetables was one of three chosen for the library's permanent collection.
2001 Received People’s Choice Award. Brown County Museum's Annual Juried Art Show. 2001 Entered New Ulm Public Library's Somsen Memorial Art Show. Watercolor "Red Roof Inn" was purchased for the Library's permanent collection.
2003 Brown County Historical Society/Council for the Arts Juried Art Show. Three of my paintings were selected. Received honorable mention on one and People's Choice Award on another.
2005 Received $1000 PLRAC Grant to finance an exhibit of watercolors at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, and UCC Art Gallery, New Ulm
2006 Honorable Mention, Springfield Juried Art Show, November
2008 One of 31 finalists in national Art for Obama Contest, out of over 1200 entries
2011 Grand Prize, Springfield Juried Art Show, for Acrylic “Living Waters”
2013 Third Prize, St. Paul Monastery Juried Art Exhibit, St. Paul, MN. Acrylic “Perception”
2013 Second Prize, Woodbury Art Festival Juried Show, Woodbury, MN. Three of my paintings chosen, second prize to Acrylic “Sacred Self”.
2013 Crossview Lutheran Arts Festival Juried Show, Edina, MN. One painting chosen, “Sacred Self”.
2013 One of six artists chosen to create 31 paintings for narrative text interpretation, Crossview Church, Edina, MN.
2013 “Perception” is part of three week exhibit, Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, MN.
2013 Altermatt Gallery Juried Art Show, Springfield, MN. Second prize for "Revelation".
2013 Artscape Juried Art Show, New Ulm, MN. Third prize for "Torn".
2014 1st Prize, Springfield Juried Art Show, Springfield MN, for Acrylic "The Human Spirit"
2015 2nd Prize, St. Paul Monastery Juried Art Show, St. Paul MN, for Acrylic "O Magnum Mysterium"
2015 1st Prize, Springfield Juried Art Show, Springfield, MN for Acrylic "In God's Image"
2016 1st Prize, St. Paul Monastery, St. Paul, MN, for Acrylic "In God's Image"
2016 Honorable Mention, Springfield Juried Art Show, "The Beauty Within"
2017 Merit Award, Benedictine Center Juried Show "Seeing God"
2017 Honorable Mention, Springfield Juried Art Show, "Canyon Sunset"
2018 First Prize, Tatanka Arts Juried Exhibit, "Spring Light"
2018 Honorable Mention, Benedictine Center, St. Paul, MN, Annual Juried Art Show.