Outrageous Red®

Shirley R. Klein Kleppe
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Shirley R. Klein Kleppe, Outrageous Red®
Outrageous Red®, L.L.C.

B. Sedalia, Missouri
BS in Education, Fine Arts and Biology,
Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri
Graduate Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
SIGNATURE MEMBERSHIPS

National Watercolor Society
Watercolor West
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society
Kentucky Watercolor Society
Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Arizona
Western Colorado Watercolor Society
Arizona Watercolor Association, Honors Chairman

MEMBERSHIPS, REGIONAL
Arizona Artists Guild, Juried Member

PUBLICATIONS
THE ARTIST'S MAGAZINE, May, 1993
Authored, "The Watercolorist's Toolkit"

WATERCOLOR MAGIC, Spring, 1995
Authored, "The Watercolorist's Toolkit"

  • WHO'S WHO IN THE WEST, 26th Edition, 1998-1999
  • WHO'S WHO IN THE WEST, 27th Edition, 2000-2001
  • WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD, 16th Edition, 1999-2000
  • WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD, 21st Edition, 2004
  • WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD, 22nd Edition, 2005
  • WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD, 23rd Edition, 2006
  • WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD, 24TH Edition, 2007
  • WHO'S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN, 21st Edition, 1999-2000
  • WHO'S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN, 23RD Edition, 2002-2003
  • WHO'S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN, 25TH Edition, 2006-2007
  • WHO'S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN, 26TH Edition, 2007
  • WHO'S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN, 27TH Edition, 2008-2009
  • WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, 54th Edition, 2000
  • WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, 55TH Edition, 2001
  • WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, 56th Edition, 2002
  • WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, 57th Edition, 2003
  • WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, 58th Edition, 2004
  • WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, 61ST Edition, 2007
  • WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, 62nd Edition, 2008
  • WHO'S WHO IN FINANCE AND INDUSTRY, 34th Edition, 2004-2005

City of Phoenix Art Commission
2006-2008 7th Avenue Art Panels, Series Three, 7th Avenue and Glenrosa, featured artist with watercolor of Chester's Garage.

Arizona Watercolor Association - 2008
Artist of the Month

BACKGROUND
Art Teacher: Benton County R#1 School District, Cole Camp, Missouri, K-12, yearbook sponsor, photography; Turner Unified School District, Turner, Kansas, grades 8-9, yearbook sponsor, photography club.

Graphic Designer: Menorah Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri;

Freelance Designer/Illustrator: Kansas City, Missouri; Advertising Director:
Gorges Wholesale Meats, Inc., Harlingen, Texas;

Art Instructor: City of Phoenix, Arizona;

Owner: Arizona Restaurant Systems, Inc., Sonic Drive-In Franchisee, Arizona

President: Outrageous Red®, LLC., and Outrageous Red® Studio Gallery at Grayhawk, Scottsdale, AZ

Private classes and workshops, over 35 years of teaching experience.

 

SELECTED NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITIONS

  • National Watercolor Society Exhibitions
  • Kentucky Watercolor Society Aqueous Exhibitions
  • Watercolor West Annual Exhibitions
  • San Diego Watercolor Society International Exhibitions
  • National Watercolor Oklahoma Exhibitions
  • National Arts Club Open Exhibition
  • Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibitions
  • Pennsylvania Watercolor Society Exhibitions
  • Panama City Art Association Annual Transparent Watercolor Exhibitions
  • Salmagundi Club Annual Art Exhibitions for Non-Members
  • Allied Artists of America Annual Exhibitions
  • The Butler Institute of American Art National Exhibition
  • Academic Artists Association Annual National Exhibitions
  • Watercolor U.S.A. Exhibitions
  • Arizona Aqueous National Exhibitions
  • Mid-West Watercolor Society Annual National Exhibitions
  • Annual Exhibition of the Catherine L. Wolfe Art Club
  • Knickerbocker Artists New York Annual National Open Exhibition
  • Western Colorado Watercolor Society's Annual National Exhibitions
  • Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition
  • Watercolor Art Society-Houston Exhibition
  • Women Artists of the West Exhibition
  • Contemporary Realism National Juried Exhibitions

 

SELECTED NATIONAL AWARDS

  • 1986 "The National Arts Club 87th Open Exhibition," NYC, N.Y.,
  • THE JOHN ELLIOTT AWARD.
  • 1990 "The 13th Annual Non-Member Salmagundi Art Exhibition," NYC, N.Y.,
  • THE THOMAS MORAN AWARD FOR A WATERCOLOR, their top award for watercolor.
  • "The 15th Annual Exhibition of the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies,"
  • El Cajon, California, BEST OF SHOW.
  • 1991 "The 95th Annual Exhibition of the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club,"
  • NYC, N.Y., THE CYNTHIA GOODGAL AWARD.
  • 1992 "The Western Colorado Watercolor Society Annual National Exhibition,"
  • Grand Junction, Colorado, THE PAST PRESIDENT'S AWARD.
  • 1994 'The Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition," Golden, Colorado,
  • THIRD PLACE AWARD-THE COLORADO WATERMEDIA AWARD.
  • "The Kentucky Watercolor Society 18th Annual National Exhibition,"
  • Louisville, Kentucky, THE NATIONAL CITY BANK AWARD,
  • The top award for watercolor.
  • 1996 "The 19th Annual Non-Member Salmagundi Art Exhibition," NYC, N.Y CERTICATE OF MERIT.
  • 1997 "The National Watercolor Society Member and Signature Show," Downey, CA.,
  • SECOND PLACE AWARD.1997
  • 1997 "Western Colorado Watercolor Society 7th Annual National Exhibition,"
  • Grand Junction, Colorado, THE PAST PRESIDENT'S AWARD.

 

Sports
Snow skiing, scuba diving-advanced, Nitrox PADI, tennis.

Sports Car Club of America
Arizona region, regional competition license 2004-09, 1985 Spec 944 Porsche, car 29.

Bondurant School of Racing-4 day Grand Prix Road Racing. 2 day Advanced Road Racing, 1 day one-on–one Special Advanced Road Racing.

Danny McKeever, Willow Springs, advanced road racing.

NASA and Pro Auto Sports.

Trademarks
Arizona registered trademark, 'Outrageous Red®,' 2006.
National registered trademark, 'Lense On!' 2008

Patents
Patent Pending on 'Lense On!' a camera platform with a bag attached to stabilize a camera and lense. The platform attaches to the mount on a monopod or tripod.

Hobbies
Raising hybrid iris, gardening, cooking.

Traveling
Europe, Asia, South America, 8 trips to Africa-Kenya, South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Rwanda. Professional wild life photography.

Main business
Arizona Restaurant Systems, Sonic Burger Franchisee for 21 years. Married to Steve Kleppe for 40 years!

 



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