Honors & Shows 2019: Honorable Mention; American Impressionist Society Plein-Air Paint-Out; Central Park New York 2019: American Impressionist Society 20th Annual National Juried Exhibition, New York City, New York 2018: American Impressionist Society 19th Annual Juried Exhibition; Door County, Wisconsin 2018: American Impressionist Society 2nd Annual Small Works Showcase, Cincinatti, Ohio 2017: American Impressionist Society 18th Annual National Juried Exhibition; Park City, Utah 2015: Philomath Open Studios Tour, Marianne Post Studio Gallery 2015: Third Place Award, Yaquina River Museum of Art Plein Air Show, Toledo, Oregon 2015: Los Gatos Plein Air Paint-Out, Juried Invitational, Los Gatos, California 2015: Everyday Plein Air Invitational, Giustina Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University 2015: New & Old Friends Group Show; Michael Parsons Fine Art, Portland, Oregon 2014-15: Solo Show - Oregon Fields & Skies; Murdock Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis, Oregon 2014: First Place Award, Yaquina River Museum of Art Plein Air Show, Toledo, Oregon 2014: Portland Art Museum Plein Air Invitational: Paris in the Park Blocks, Portland, Oregon 2014: Honorable Mention - Lavender Festival, Yamhill, Oregon - Judge: Ramona Youngquist 2014: Reflections of Oregon: Oregon State University, Concourse Gallery; Corvallis, Oregon 2013: Coos Art Museum, Expressions West, Coos Bay, Oregon, Judge: John Hewitt 2012: Best of Show - Vistas & Vineyards Annual Juried Show, LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis, Oregon 2010: Juror’s Choice - Vistas & Vineyards Annual Juried Show, LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis, Oregon 2009: Second Place - Tcha Timanwi Award - Vistas & Vineyards Annual Juried Show, Corvallis, Oregon 2005: Honorable Mention, Tcha Timanwi Award - Vistas & Vineyards Annual Juried Show, Corvallis, Oregon Collectors (partial list) Yaquina River Museum of Art, Toledo, Oregon; Kevin Weaver, Gallery Director, Art on the Boulevard, Vancouver, Washington; Rebecca D. Welch, San Diego, California; Cathy Miles, Portland, Oregon; Mike & Dee Riley, Lincoln, Nebraska; Jodi White, Palos Verdes, California; Carol Waitte, Los Gatos, California; Rob & Isabella Rennie, Los Gatos, California; Mary Jo Kynerd, Birmingham, Alabama; Peter and Marcia Lyons, Seattle, Washington; Mike & Patty Brown, Corvallis, Oregon; Mary Lea West, Long Beach, California; Tina Green-Price, Curator, Giustina Gallery, Corvallis, Oregon; Jan & Steve Shewmake, Corvallis, Oregon; Ellen Kraus, Corvallis, Oregon; Ed Wojeck & Betsy Jensvold, Kaizer, Oregon; Cindy Cauthorn, Portland, Oregon; Patricia Gallagher, Corvallis, Oregon; Betsy J. Coddington, Portland, Oregon; Jim & Anna Phelps, Corvallis, Oregon; Keith & Patty Wonderly, Corvallis, Oregon; Trey & Trish Phillips, Corvallis, Oregon; Ron & Marianne Post, Philomath, Oregon; Margie Sunderland, Corvallis, Oregon; Jack & Mel Glubrecht, Corvallis, Oregon; Helen Anderson, Albany, Oregon, Dave & Lori Stubbs, Corvallis, Oregon. Education Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California: 1980-1981 (Art Emphasis) California State University, Long Beach: Bachelor of Arts (Major in Art), 1983 Workshop Mentors: Ray Roberts, Eric Jacobsen, Michael Gibbons, Marla Baggetta, Humberto Gonzales Art Career Laurel Buchanan Design & Display, 1983-1989. Worked by contract with southern California companies including: - M-PAC: Designed gift-wrap produced for national retail companies - Calty Design Research: On-site graphic artist and display designer, and display production assistant for Toyota Motor Corporation’s auto design center in Newport Beach - Toyota Motor Sales, USA: Designed and produced displays for American and Japanese executives - Kathe Karen: Assisted with production of high-end painted fabrics - Victoria Mournean: Dyed yarns and wove high-end fabrics Laurel Buchanan Graphic Design, 1989-2001: Freelance graphic artist, Sunnyvale, California Laurel Buchanan Fine Art & Design, 2005-2011: Free lance graphic artist and oil painter, Corvallis, Oregon Laurel Buchanan Fine Art, 2011 - present: Plein Air Oil Painter, Corvallis, Oregon Laurel Buchanan Fine Art, 2015 - present: Plein Air Oil Painter, Prineville, Oregon