Dana Forrester Résumé

17611 48th Terrace Court South, Independence, MO 64055
Phone: 816-478-0427 FAX: 816-478-2405

EDUCATION:
— B.S. in Art Education, Truman State University
— Graduate study, Kansas City Art Institute and Truman State University

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
— American Watercolor Society, elected Signature member, 1981
— National Watercolor Society, elected Signature member, 1980_
— U.S. Army, Service in Viet Nam, 1st Air Cavalry, 1970-72
— Instructor of Advanced Art Education, Fort Osage High School, Independence, Missouri, 1973-1987
— Graduate workshop instructor in watercolor, University of Missouri Kansas City
— Graduate workshop instructor in watercolor, Central Missouri State University
— Graduate workshop instructor in watercolor, Park University
— Guest lecturer, Numerous Events
— Guest lecturer, Arts Partners in Education, Kansas City area
— Artist in Residence, Missouri State Fair
— Practicing painter in private business since 1973; full time in private business since 1987
— Juror and Judge in numerous art festivals and exhibitions
— Honorary Member Induction, Corvette Cavalry with Jay Leno, 2007
— Celebrity Judge, Corvettes at Carlisle1997-2010
— Master Judge, National Corvette Restorer’s Society
— Co-Chairman, National Corvette Restorer’s Society National Convention, 2008.
— Mural Installed, Library and Archives, National Corvette Museum, 2009.
— Appointed to National Board of Directors, National Corvette Restorer’s Society, 2010
— Appointed to National Board of Directors, National Corvette Museum, 2010

BOOKS:
— Against the Wall: The Architectural and Automotive Art of Dana Forrester
— Illustrations for Glory Days: When Horsepower and Passion ruled Detroit; a
memoir by Jim Wangers
— Wheels of Dreams by Tom Strongman. Dana’s 1965 featured on pages 44-45

SPECIAL EDITIONS:
Creator and designer of Milestone Editions Corvette, available through all Chevrolet dealerships, 2003-2004

NATIONAL TELEVISION:
— Speed Channel, Barrett-Jackson Auction coverage, 2006-2010
— Speed Channel, “Two Guys Garage” interview at SEMA, 2006

PUBLICATIONS:
— American Artist Magazine, The Watercolor Page
— U.S. Art Magazine
— Signs of the Times Magazine
— Vette Magazine
— Down Memory Lane Magazine, centerfold feature
— Corvette Fever Magazine
— Vette Vues Magazine, feature articles
— The Independence Examiner, numerous feature articles
— The Kansas City Star, numerous feature articles
— The Kansas City Business Journal, feature article
— Mid America Designs Catalog
— The Herrington Catalog
— Corvette Central Catalog
— The Gold Standard, Bloomington Gold Corvettes
— Mid America Motorworks Catalogs
— Corvette Central Catalog
— Eckler’s Corvette Catalog
— Zip Products Catalog
— Chicago Corvette Supply Catalog
— Old Cars Weekly, cover illustrations
— Corvette Quarterly, feature article
— Art Business News, feature article
— Muscle Car Enthusiast, November, 2006, feature article
— Garage Style
— Hemmings Classic Car, February 2009, feature article
— America’s Sports Car, National Corvette Museum, 2009.
— Truman Review, Truman State University, 2010.

MAJOR AWARDS AND EXHIBITIONS:

— Installation of “Stingers” on a wall in the National Corvette Museum’s new Archives
— President’s Award for Achievement, National Corvette Restorer’s Society, 2005
— Honorary Member Induction, Corvette Cavalry, 2007 (with Jay Leno)
— Co-Chairman, NCRS National Convention in St. Louis, 2008
— Master Judge, National Corvette Restorer’s Society, 2008
— Featured Exhibit Car, Callaway Cars 20th Anniversary Celebration, Corvettes at Carlisle, 2007, one of seven Corvettes honored
— Special Collection, Bloomington Gold Corvettes, 2004, 1994 Callaway Corvette, one of twenty Corvettes honored
— Special Collection, Bloomington Gold Corvettes, 2005, 2003 Milestone Z06, one of Twenty Corvettes honored
— Special Selection, Bloomington Gold Corvette, Roar to Zora 1999, 1965 Corvette, one of Fifteen Corvettes honored
— Honored Artist, 75th Anniversary, Country Club Plaza Art Fair, 2006
— Featured Artist, 9th Annual Arthritus Concours d’ Elegance, Kansas City, 2006
— Don England Memorial Award, 2000, Kansas City Corvette Association
— Featured Artist, 9th Annual Supercar Reunion, St. Louis, MO 2006
— Official Banner Artist, NCRS National Convention, St. Louis, MO 2008
— Official Artist, 5th Anniversary of National Corvette Museum, 1998
— Official Artist, Lone Star Corvette Classic, 2001, 2007
— Official Artist, Vettes on the Rockies, 2003, 2007
— Official Banner Artist, NCRS National Convention, 1998
— Official Artist, Corvette Funfest, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
— Featured Artist, The Last Corvette Project, Barrett-Jackson Auction, 2006
— The Strathmore Paper Award, American Watercolor Society, New York
— William Church Osbourne Memorial Award, American Watercolor Society, New York
— William Church Osbourne Memorial Award,National Watercolor Society, Los Angeles
— The Strathmore Paper Award, National Watercolor Society, Los Angeles
— The Rush McCoy Award, Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition, Golden, Colorado
— First Award, The Mid Four Exhibition, The Nelson-Atkins Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
— First Award (twice), The Kansas Watercolor Society Exhibition, Wichita, Kansas
— First Award, The Heritage Exhibition, The Kansas City Museum
— First Award (twice), watercolor, The Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Miami, Florida
— Best of Show Award (four times), The Madison Art Center Art Fair on the Square, Madison, Wisconsin
— Best of Show Award, Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, Missouri
— Second Award (twice), watercolor, The Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Miami, Florida
— Second Award (twice), watercolor, The Cherry Creek Art Festival, Denver, Colorado
— Third Award, watercolor, The Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Miami, Florida — Third Award, watercolor, The Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, Colorado
— Award of Excellence (five times), The Plaza Art Fair, Kansas City, Missouri
— The Butler Institute of American Art, 50th Annual Exhibition
— The Butler Institute of American Art, 52nd Annual Exhibition
— Solo Exhibition, The Rochester Art Center, Rochester, Minnesota
— Watercolor USA (six times), Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri
— The Alabama Watercolor Society Exhibition, Birmingham, Alabama
— The Louisiana Watercolor Society Exhibition, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
— The Southern Watercolor Society Exhibition, Memphis, Tennessee
— The Midwest Watercolor Society Exhibition, Duluth, Minnesota
— Solo Exhibitions, The Capricorn Galleries, Bethesda, Maryland
— Exhibitor, The Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Ann Arbor, Michigan

MAJOR COLLECTORS:

— The Hallmark Cards Collection, Kansas City, Missouri
— The Yellow Freight Collection, Leawood, Kansas, and Denver, Colorado
— Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas
— Bank Four, Wichita, Kansas
— Blue Ridge Bank & Trust Co., Independence, Missouri.
— Butler Museum and Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
— Robert Bernstein, Art Collector, Kansas City, Missouri
— Mike and Laurie Yager, automotive collectors, Mid America Designs Collection, Effingham, Illinois
— Bruce Meyer, automotive collector, President, Peterson Automotive Museum, Los Angeles
— The National Corvette Museum, Bowling Green, Kentucky
— Bloomington Gold Corvettes Collection
— Darwin Clark, retired President, Oldsmobile Motor Company
— Bob McDorman, automotive collector, Bob McDorman Chevrolet, Canal Winchester, Ohio
— Bob Patrella, automotive collector, President, Guernsey Bank, Columbus, Ohio
— Chip Miller family, automotive collector and founder, Carlisle Productions, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
— Jim Wangers, automotive collector and Marketing Executive
— Dave & Glenda McClellan, retired Chief Engineer of Corvette
— Dave & Karen Hill, retired Chief Engineer of Corvette
— Walker Bower, automotive collector, Chattanooga, Tennessee
— Tom Quaid, President, Neighbors and Quaid Publishing
— Curt Cunningham, automotive collector, President, CarriageWorks
— Marty Nelson, automotive collector, President, Form-a-Feed
— Vinnie Giaquinto, automotive collector
— Buzz & Jackie Nielsen, automotive collectors, Board of Directors, National Corvette Museum
— Gary and Sharon Mortimer, Founder, National Corvette Restorer’s Society
— Ed Foy, automotive collector
— Bill Ullom, automotive collector
— Scott Wedman, retired NBA player
— Dana Mecum, President, Mecum Auction Company
— Bob Johnson, former race car driver
— Vincent Dean, automotive collector
— Marshall Dean, automotive collector
— Harry Yeagey, automotive collector
— Tim Mickey, automotive collector
— Scott and Bernie Ashcraft, automotive collectors
— Tim McKeon, automotive collector, past President, NCRS
— Roy Johnson, automotive collector
— Peter Schick, automotive collector, President, Moneta Group
— Rich Gannon, former quarterback, Oakland Raiders, automotive collector
— Greg Winn, automotive collector
— Bob Tyler, automotive collector, President, Husky Liners
— Tom Robben, automotive collector, President, Looking Glass Corvette Club
— Don Armacost, automotive collector, President, Peterson Automotive Museum, Grandview, Missouri
— Darrell Moore, Chattanooga, Tennessee
— Marvin Harrison, Indianapolis Colts Wide Receiver, automotive collector
— Warren Aplin, automotive collector
— Christopher Frederick, automotive collector
— Mark Thatcher, Oldsmobile collector
— Robert Soares, Corvette collector
— Tom Ferrara, Corvette collector, Board of Directors, National Corvette Museum