PROFILE

Jeffrey T. LarsonJeffrey T. Larson was born in 1962 in Two Harbors, Minnesota and grew up in the Twin Cities. Jeffrey has been trained in the manner of the Old Masters at the prestigious Atelier Lack, a studio/school whose traditions and training methods reach back through impressionism and the 19th centuries French academies. He followed his four-year formal training with museum study in the United States and abroad.

ART EDUCATION

    • 1988 Minneapolis, MN – Private Foundries. Studied bronze casting and finishing.
    • 1987 Museum art study throughout Europe.
    • 1983 University of Minnesota. Studied human anatomy.
    • 1980 – 1984 Atelier Lack, Minneapolis, MN – Completed the comprehensive four year program in the craft and techniques of the Old Masters.

Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné: 1943–1998

Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné: 1943–1998

        Fourteen years in the making, Richard F. Lack Catalogue Raisonné: 1943-1998 is 496 pages documenting over 1,300 of Lack’s works, more than 1,200 are reproduced. In total there are 1,700 illustrations that include: works of past Masters, family photographs, Lack’s peers, and twenty-two select artists trained by Lack. The illustrated biography was written by one of Lack’s first students, Stephen Gjertson. The catalogue includes a complete bibliography and chronology. This landmark book is available from Afton Press for $85 shipping included (Minnesota residents add 7.63% sales tax). To order go to:

http://aftonpress.com/product/richard-f-lack/

 

GALLERY SHOWS

    • Tree’s Place Gallery, Orleans, MA
    • Eleanor Ettinger’s Gallery, New York, NY
    • Arcadia Gallery, New York, NY
    • Meadow Creek Galleries, MN
    • Trailside Americana, Scottsdale, AZ
    • Minnesota River Gallery, MN
    • Christines of Santa Fe, NM
    • The Beard Art Galleries, MN
    • Heritage Art Gallery, VA

EXHIBITIONS

    • 2016 One Man Exhibition – “Domestic Space” at the Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
    • 2012 One Man Exhibition at the Galleria, Edina, MN
    • 2010 Tree’s Place Gallery “Recent Paintings by Jeffrey T. Larson” – see show brochure
    • 2009 One Man Exhibition at the Galleria, Edina, MN – see review in Minneapolis StarTribune (November 2009)
    • 2009 “Following the Artistic Conscience” Art Show – Tree’s Place Gallery
    • 2008 12th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show – Tree’s Place Gallery
    • 2008 One Man Exhibition – Tree’s Place Gallery – Orleans, MA- see show brochure
    • 2008 Still-life Exhibit – Eleanor Ettinger Gallery
    • 2007 Small Works Show – Tree’s Place Gallery
    • 2007 11th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show – Tree’s Place Gallery
    • 2007 One Man Exhibition at the Galleria, Edina, MN
    • 2005 One Man Exhibition at the Galleria, Edina, MN
    • 2005 US Artists American Fine Art Show – Arcadia Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    • 2004 Small Works Show – Arcadia Gallery, New York, NY
    • 2004 U.S. Artists American Fine Arts Show – Arcadia Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    • 2003 One Man Show – Wayzata Exhibition, Wayzata, MN
    • 2001 One Man Show – Meadow Creek Gallery, Edina, MN
    • 2000 One Man Show – Meadow Creek Gallery, Edina, MN
    • 1999 One Man Show – Meadow Creek Gallery, Edina, MN
    • 1999 One Man Show – Meadow Creek Gallery, Edina, MN
    • 1998 One Man Show – Meadow Creek Gallery, Edina, MN
    • 1997 One Man Show – Meadow Creek Gallery, Edina, MN
    • 1997 One Man Show – Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo, FL
    • 1996 One Man Show – Meadow Creek Gallery, Edina, MN
    • 1995 One Man Show – Minnesota River Gallery
    • 1995 One Man Show – Ordway Estates
    • 1994 One Man Show – Minnesota River Gallery
    • 1993 One Man Show – Wayzata, MN
    • 1993 One Man Show – Meadow Creek Gallery, Edina, MN
    • 1992 Atelier LeSeur Benefit Show, Excelsior, MN
    • 1991 Traveling Show – Tokyo, Japan; Guam
    • 1991 Living Impressions Show – The Beard Gallery, Mpls, MN
    • 1989 One Man Show – Fullerton Estate
    • 1988 One Man Show – Told Development
    • 1988 One Man Show – Fullerton Estate
    • 1989 – 1990 Participated in twelve Group Shows

ART RENEWAL CENTER – INTERNATIONAL ARC SALON”

    • 2011/12 – 2nd Place – “Turnips and Pitcher”
    • 2011/12 – Finalist – “Self Protrait in Hat”
    • 2011/12 – Finalist – “Heirloom Tomatoes”
    • 2011/12 – Finalist – “Anticipation of Spring”
    • 2010/11 – 2nd Place – “Open Box”
    • 2010/11 – Honorable Mention – “Onions and Pickled Beets”
    • 2010/11 – Finalist – “White Eggplant”
    • 2010/11 – Finalist – “Daisies and Clover”
    • 2009/10 – Honorable Mention – “Sled”
    • 2009/10 – Honorable Mention – “Reflections of an Artist”
    • 2008/09 – 1st Place – “Reflections”
    • 2008/09 – 3rd Place – “Electrolux”

SUSAN K. BLACK FOUNDATION – INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION and MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

    • 2007 – ‘ART OF FLOWERS’ – Best Miniature – “Dandelion Bouquet”

ARTIST’S MAGAZINE – ANNUAL ART COMPETITION

    • 2013 – 1st Place – “Bread Rack” – see article HERE
    • 2012 – 1st Place – “In the Light of Life”  –  see article HERE
    • 2010 – Finalist – “3 Rutabagas”
    • 2009 – 1st Place – “Blue Marsh”
    • 2009 – Honorable Mention (Top 6) – “Birds on Brackets”
    • 2009 – Finalist – “Morning Tea”
    • 2009 – Finalist – “Portrait of Heidi”
    • 2009 – Finalist – “Fish and Crackers”
    • 2009 – Finalist – “Fish on Bowl”
    • 2009 – Finalist – “Sophie”
    • 2009 – Finalist – “Five Fish”
    • 2009 – Finalist – “Tricycle”
    • 2009 – Finalist – “Sophia Rose”
    • 2008 – 1st Place – “Electrolux”
    • 2008 – Finalist – “Reflextions”
    • 2008 – Finalist – “Jar of Pasta”
    • 2003 – Finalist – “White on White”
    • 2001 – Finalist – “Passage of Light”
    • 2001 – Finalist – “Portrait of the Artist’s Daughter”
    • 2000 – Finalist – “Today is Yesterday Tomorrow”
    • 2000 – Finalist – “Cover of Daylight”
    • 1986 – Finalist – “Watermelon Picnic”
    • 1986 – Finalist – “Strawberries and Cream”

JUDGE FOR ARTIST MAGAZINE

    • 2010 – Annual Artist Contest

ACOPAL (America China Oil Painting Artists League) – Exhibitions of Contemporary American Realism

    • 12/18/2011-2/27/2012 – The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH – “Electrolux”
    • 9/15/12-11/4/2012 – Bejing China Art Museum – “Birds on Brackets”

ARTICLES AND PROGRAMS FEATURING JEFFREY T. LARSON

    • 2009 November Minneapolis StarTribune review of Exhibition at Galleria – read the Full Article
    • 2008 American Art Collector – Featured Artist – Solo Shows
    • 2008 Fine Art Connoisseur – Today’s Masters
    • 2008 The Individualist – The Artists
    • 2004 American Artist Magazine – Feb. Cover Artist
    • 2001 Focus on Excellence – Classical Realism Journal, vol. VI Issue 2
    • 2000 PBS – Venture North Show
    • 2000 National Diabetes Association – Featured Artist
    • 1998 US Art Magazine – “Artists to Watch”
    • 1990 National Museum of Sport, Indiana – Bronze Rower (permanent collection)
    • 1989 US Art Magazine – December Showcase

The Artist's Magazine - Dec 2013 coverTHE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE – magazine web site
FIRST PLACE WINNER in the Still Life / Floral division
December, 2013 – “30th Annual Art Competition” – Pages 56-57


Article from The Artist's MagazineTHE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE – magazine web site
October, 2013 – “Painterly Pumpkins” – Pages 6-7


Article from The Artist's MagazineAMERICAN CONTEMPORARY REALISM – ACOPAL web site
“Jeffrey Larson” – Pages 78-79


Article from Wisconsin TrailsWISCONSIN TRAILS MAGAZINE – magazine web site
February, 2012 – “Simple Truths” – Pages 24-29


June, 2011 - "Pleasing the eye" - Pages 118-119AMERICAN ART COLLECTOR
June, 2011 – “Pleasing the eye” – Pages 118-119



AMERICAN PAINTER VIDEO MAGAZINE
Fall Issue, 2010
www.americanpaintingvideomagaxzine.com


November, 2009 (Cover Article) - "In a Good Light" - Pages 28-35THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE   –  magazine web site
November, 2009 (Cover Article) – “In a Good Light” – Pages 28-35


AMERICAN ART COLLECTOR
July, 2009 – “Moving Moments” – Pages 158-161


The Artist's MagazineTHE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE
December, 2008 – Pages 40-41 – 2008 Winner of the 25th Annual National Still Life Competition


July, 2008 - "Casual Moments" - Pages 132-135AMERICAN ART COLLECTOR
July, 2008 – “Casual Moments” – Pages 132-135


June, 2008 - Pages 64-65 - "Artists Making Their Mark: Three to Watch"FINE ART CONNOISSEUR  –  magazine web site
June, 2008 – Pages 64-65 – “Artists Making Their Mark: Three to Watch”


May, 2008 - Pages 24-29 - "The Artist’s I: Jeff Larson’s Radical Perceptions"THE NEW INDIVIDUALIST
May, 2008 – Pages 24-29 – “The Artist’s I: Jeff Larson’s Radical Perceptions”


February, 2004 - Cover StoryAMERICAN ARTIST
February, 2004 – Cover Story


2001CLASSICAL REALISM JOURNAL
2001


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    • 2016 to present – teaching at Great Lakes Academy of Fine Art, Duluth, MN
    • 1986 University of Minnesota – taught traditional oil painting techniques.
    • 1984 – 1986 Atelier LeSuer, Excelsior, MN – Assistant Director and Head Instructor of advanced students in the full-time program.
    • 1983 – 1985 Atelier Lack, Minneapolis, MN – taught traditional oil painting techniques.