Art Education

Stanford University, BSEE
California State University, Long Beach, California (undergrad art)
Milford Zornes Watercolor Workshops (1973--1986)
George Post Workshop
Robert E. Wood Watercolor Workshops (1975--1978)

Art Teaching and Jurying
J.S. Pedersen Watercolor Workshops in Colorado, Utah , New Mexico, Thailand, Italy, Greece, France, & Guatemala.
Colorado Chautauqua Artist: workshops in 11 towns --- 1976
Art Teacher, Nederland High School--- 1986-1997
Juror, Boulder Senior Arts and Crafts Annual Show--- 1986
Juror, “Visions in Space” show, Fiske Planetarium--- 1987
Juror, Broomfield Palleteers Annual Show--- 2001
Juror, Louisville Art Association Annul Member Show--- 2003
Juror, Broomfield Art Guild Member Show--- 2004
Juror, Salida Art of the Rockies Regional Show--- 2006
Juror, Louisville Art Association National Show--- 2007

Select Shows and Awards
21 awards in juried exhibitions
Juried, group and one-person-shows include:
Pasadena Society of Artists (Juror’s award 1976)
American Watercolor Society 110th Annual Exhibition
One-person-show: Blue Door Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
Gilpin County Regional Shows, several First Prizes and one Best-Of-Show
Boulder Center for Visual Arts Invitational Watercolor Show (1981)
Strathmore Paper Award: DRAW 82
Boulder Center for Visual Arts AWARD WINNING ARTISTS Invitational Show (1986)
One-Person-Shows: National Center for Atmospheric Research (1988, 1991)
Boulder Art Center Invitational Watercolor Show (1992)
Trembling Aspen Gallery July 2001
Plein Air, Estes Park, Merit Award 2004
Participant at the Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Show 2009
Participant and Demonstrator for Boulder Open Studios (1999-2009)
Moderator: Colorado University Conference on World Affairs (1977)
Selected for Daler-Rowney & Grumbacher Sponsored Demonstrations
Artist-in-Residence San Juan National Forest (2001)
Plein Air, Estes Park, Merit Award 2004
St. Louis’ Art Association Train Show, Merit Award 2006

Southwest Art Magazine, feature article on J.S.Pedersen titled “Spontaneity and Subtle Variation” (August 1978 issue)
Several illustrations published by Mel Bay Publications (1985)
The Artist’s Magazine, feature article by J.S.Pedersen titled “Giving Vignettes a Finished Feel” (June 1991)
Watercolor Magazine, feature article on J.S. Pedersen titled “Staying Loose” (Summer 1998)

Gallery Affiliations include:
I am not currently affiliated with a gallery-(gallery inquiries are welcomed)
Past affiliations include: Blue Door Gallery, Taos, Gallery A, Taos, Albatross Gallery, Denver, Smith-Kline Gallery, Boulder, Trembling Aspen Gallery, Buena Vista, Centennial Gallery, Fort Collins

Professional Organizations
Pasadena Society of Artists, Southwest Watercolor Society, Boulder Art Association (President 1977), Boulder Artists’ Guild (President 1983-1985), Colorado Watercolor Society