Culbertson, NE
1 308 278 2314
denovichd@netscape.net

NWS   AWS   OPA    WAA

Don is a nationally recognized painter exhibiting in many juried, group and invitational shows including:

WESTERN ARTISTS OF AMERICA
AMERICAN PLAINS ARTISTS
ANNUAL ARTS FOR THE PARKS (Top 100 twice - Second 100 six times)
NATIONAL OIL PAINTERS OF AMERICA
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN
AMERICAN WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL
NATIONAL WATERCOLOR SOCIETY
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL
WATERCOLOR USA
WESTERN SPIRITS ART SHOW AND SALE etc.
REPRESENTING THE WEST INVITATIONAL: Sangre de Cristo Center for the Arts, Pueblo, CO
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WILDLIFE ART, WESTERN VISIONS MINIATURES AND MORE,
    Jackson Hole, Wyoming
BUFFALO BILL ART SHOW AND SALE, Cody, Wyoming
GREELEY STAMPEDE ART SHOW, Greeley, Colorado
C.M. RUSSELL AUCTION, Great Falls, Montana
C.M. RUSSELL MUSEUM INVITATIONAL BENEFIT, Great Falls, Montana
BLACK FOOT VALLEY ART AUCTION, Lincoln, Montana
UNIVERSTIY OF WYOMING ART MUSEUM INVITATIONAL BENEFIT, Laramie, Wyoming
GOVENOR'S INVITATIONAL, Nebraskaland Days, North Platte, Nebraska
PROFESSIONAL WESTERN/ WILD/LIFE ART SHOW, Estes Park, Colorado
PHIPPEN MUSEUM WESTERN ART SHOW and SALE, Prescott, Arizona
PHIPPEN INVITATIONAL BENEFIT, Prescott, Arizona
SPIRIT OF THE GREAT PLAINS INVITATIONAL, Museum of Nebraska Art,Kearney,Nebraska
ROCKY MOUNTAN PLEIN AIR PAINTERS, Estes Park, Winter Park and Crested Butte, CO
ROCKY MOUNTAIN PLEIN AIR PAINTERS,Grand Tetons National Park, Jackson Hole, WY
MOUNTAIN OYSTER CLUB, Tucson, AZ 
RECOGNITIONS:
2011 2ND PLACE WATERCOLOR  at the Annual Watercolor Wyoming National Juried Show in Sheridan Wyoming for the piece "January Light"
2011 7th ANNUAL WESTERN ARTISTS OF AMERICA, the Pearce Museum, Corsicana, TX
   BEST OF SHOW "Starting to Rain"
   1st Place in Water solubles "Starting to Rain" SOLD
   PURCHASE AWARD "Brush Creek Ranch" by the PEARCE MUSEUM OF CORSICANA, TX.,
   to be added to their permanent collection.
FIRST PLACE OIL, April 2010, High Plains Art Festival, Gateway Civic Center, Oberlin, Kansas
THE GOVERNORS AWARD 2010 26th Annual Juried Exhibit. American Plains Artist,
     Museum of the Great Plains, Lincoln, NE
FIRST PLACE IN OIL, April 24,2009, High Plains Art Festival, Gateway Civic Center, Oberlen, KS
KAREN VANCE PURCHASE AWARD & JUDGES MERIT AWARD 2008
     Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters Show in Winter Park, CO

FIRST PLACE IN OIL: Great Plains Art Fest, 2007. Oberlin, Kansas
BEST IN SHOW: Great Plains Art Fest, 2006, Oberlin, Kansas
BEST WATERCOLOR: Platte River Valley Western Art Show, 2004, Saratoga, Wyoming
2ND PLACE IN WATERCOLOR, Phippen Museum of Western Art Show and Sale, 2003,Prescott, Arizona
FINALIST: LANDSCAPE CATEGORY, The Artists Magazine Annual Competition, 2003
AWARD OF MERIT: Rocky Mountain Plein-Air Painters, 2003, Estes Park, Colorado
1st PLACE GOLD MEDAL AWARD in OIL, Phippen Museum Western Art Show and Sale, 2002, Prescott, Arizona
BEST WATERCOLOR, Western Spirits Art Show and Sale in 1994, 1996, and 1998,
 Old West Museum,  Cheyenne Wyoming
2nd PLACE IN WATERMEDIA, Phippen Museum Western Art Show and Sale, 1999, Prescott, Arizona
BEST OF SHOW PURCHASE AWARD in the first juried Prairie lights Art Showcase, and
ARTISTS FAVORITE AWARD in the Spirit of the Great Plains Invitational 2000, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska
DOC SMITH AWARD 1997, and SILVER AWARD, 2000 and GOLD AWARD, 
2005 at the Black Foot Valley Art Auction, Lincoln, Montana
PEOPLES FAVORITE AWARD and ARTISTS FAVORITE AWARD, Platte River Valley Western Art Show 2000, Saratoga, Wyoming.
AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE: Top 100 and Second 100, Arts for the Parks, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
FIRST PLACE in the Water category, 5th Annual Plein -air Salon - July/August competition


Professional Memberships:
NATIONAL WATERCOLOR SOCIETY (Signature Member),
KANSAS WATERCOLOR SOCIETY (Signature Member)
AMERICAN WATERCOLOR SOCIETY ( Signature Member)
OIL PAINTERS OF AMERICA (Signature Member)
ROCKY MOUNTAIN PLEIN AIR PAINTERS (Artist Member)
IMPACT (Invitational Member of Select Nebraska Artists
WESTERN ARTISTS of AMERICA (Signature Member
PLEIN AIR PAINTERS of COLORADO (Signature Member))

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