Bob Palmerton Resume

Art Instruction

  • Clinton Art Center, Clinton, MI. 2019.

    • Landscape in Pastel Class; 6 students; 4 sessions.

  • Michigan Art Center, Garden City, MI.  2016 to-date (Fall 2016; Spring & Summer 2017)

    • Landscape in Pastel Class; averaging 6-12 students

    • Five sessions of 4-6 weeks each

  • 212 Art Center, Saline, MI.  2005 - 2007

    • Landscape in Pastel Class; averaging 6-10 students

    • Four sessions of 6 weeks each

  • Uart Sanded Pastel Paper Website:  Contributor to “Tips and Videos” Tip#18; 2017

  • Instructional blog published weekly on artist’s website and occasionally on WetCanvas

  • Exhibits & Awards

  • Chicago Pastel Painters National Juried Exhibit – November, 2019.

  • Huron River Art Collective Juried Exhibitions: Summer 2019 1st Place Award, Spring 2019.

  • Saline District Library Solo Exhibit, Saline, MI.  February-March, 2019

  • Clinton Art Center, Clinton, MI. October-December, 2018

  • Great Lakes Pastel Society Juried Exhibitions: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2008, 2005

  • Chicago Pastel Painters Juried Exhibitions : 2017:DickBlick/Heilman/Pastel Journal  Award; 2008

  • Connecticut Pastel Society: 2008: Uart Sanded Paper Award

  • Keillor Williams Corporate Offices Exhibit – Ann Arbor, MI. 2006

  • Pfizer Corporate Offices Exhibit – Ann Arbor. MI. 2006

  • Huron River Art Collective various exhibits – 2005-2006

  • Brighton Michigan  Art Fair – 2006

  • Ann Arbor Street Art Fair – 2005

  • Harvest of the Arts – Saline, MI. 2004-2005

  • Art in the Park, Plymouth, MI.  Art Fair – 2004

  • Featured artist on ArtsyShark

Art Association Memberships

Education

  • MBA, University of Michigan Ross School of Business, 1984                                              Ann Arbor, MI.

  • BA, Fordham University, 1982                                                                                                     New York, NY.

  • Self-taught artist

Career

  • 30 years of work experience in Finance.  Transitioning to a full-time artist role, 2018.

  • Established successful online presence and marketing via website (Bob Palmerton Pastels), Etsy, Daily Paintworks and Zatista.