Shirley R. Klein Kleppe
Shirley R. Klein Kleppe, Outrageous Red®
Outrageous Red®, L.L.C., Lense On 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
National Watercolor Society
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society
Kentucky Watercolor Society
Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Arizona
Western Colorado Watercolor Society
Arizona Watercolor Association, Honors Chairman
Arizona Artists Guild, Juried Member
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.
Art Teacher: Benton County R#1 School District, Cole Camp, Missouri, grades K-12, yearbook sponsor, photography.
Art Teacher: 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:
Art 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.
President: Lense On, L.L.C., Scottsdale, Arizona.
Private classes and workshops, over 50 years of teaching experience.
Snow skiing, scuba diving-advanced, Nitrox PADI, tennis.
SPORTS CAR CLUB OF AMERICA
Arizona region, regional competition license 1999-2009, 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.
National Registered Trademark, ‘Outrageous Red®,’ 2006.
National Registered Trademark, ‘Lense On!’ 2008
Patent 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.
Raising hybrid iris, gardening, cooking, racing
Europe, Asia, Mid East, New Zealand, Australia, South America, Safari to Africa: Kenya, South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Professional wild life photography.
Retired Arizona Restaurant Systems, Sonic Burger Franchisee for 40 years.
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SELECTED NATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibitions
Arizona Watercolor Association Juried Exhibitions
Arizona Artists Guild Juried Exhibitions
Scottsdale Artists League Juried Shows
Valley Artists League Juried Shows
Glendale Annual Festival of the Arts Juried Shows
Kentucky Watercolor Society Aqueous
Watercolor West Annual Exhibitions
Edmond Art Association Juried Expos
Oklahoma Art Guild Juried Exhibitions
San Diego Watercolor society International Exhibitions
National Watercolor Oklahoma Exhibitions
National Arts Club Open Exhibitions
The Hank Baum Gallery
Leslie Levy Gallery
Church of the Beautitudes Vistas Exhibitions
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society Juried Exhibitions
Panama City Art Association Transparent Watercolor Shows
Arizona Aqueous Exhibitions
Salmagundi Club Annual Art Exhibitions for Non-Members
Allied Artists of America, Inc. Annual Exhibitions
Butler Institute of American National Midyear Exhibition
Academic Artists Association Annual National Exhibitions
Watercolor U.S.A. Exhibitions
Midwest Watercolor Society National Exhibitions of Transparent Watercolors
Women Artists of the West Juried Competitions
Catherine Lorillard Wolf Art club Annual Exhibitions
Knickerbocker Artists New York National Open Juried Exhibition
Western Colorado Watercolor Society’s National Exhibition
Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibitions
National Watercolor Society Member Exhibition
Northwest Watercolor Society Exhibition
Louisville Art Association National Juried Photography Shows
Missouri Watercolor Society International Exhibition
Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition
North American Nature Photography Showcase
Rockies West National Watercolor Exhibitions
South Carolina Watermedia Society national Digital Show
Rhode Island Watercolor Society National Show
SELECTED NATIONAL RECOGNITION AND AWARDS
Valley Artists League, “First Place”
Edmond Art Association, “First Place”
National Arts Club Open Exhibition, “The John Elliott Award”
Church of the Beautitudes Vistas, “First Place Figurative”
Edmond Art Association Juried Expo, “Judge’s Award”
Salmagundi Art Exhibition, “The Thomas Moran Memorial Award for a Watercolor,The Top Award for Watercolor”, “Certificate of Merit”
Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, “Best of Show”
Catherine Lorillard Wolf Art Club, “The Cynthia Goodgal Memorial Award”
Western Colorado Watercolor Society National Exhibition, “Past President’s Award 1992”
Kentucky Watercolor Society National Exhibition, “Best of Show”
Arizona Watercolor Association Exhibition, “Best of Show 1995”
Western Colorado Watercolor Society National Exhibition, “Past Presidents Award 1997”
Arizona Watercolor Society Membership Exhibition, “Best of Show 2012”
Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition, “The Nestor Weigand Jr. Patron Purchase Award”
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society International Exhibition, “The Dick Blick Award”
North American Nature Photography Photography Showcase, “Top 250 Best International Photos”
National Watercolor Society Member and Signature Show, “Second Place Award”
Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition, “Third Place Award-The National City Bank Award”