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Shirley R. Klein Kleppe

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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

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

Southwestern Watercolor Society

Rhode Island Watercolor Society

Illinois Watercolor Society

Watercolor Society of Alabama

Sedalia, Missouri Visual Art Association

Mid-Missouri Art Association, Warrensburg, Missouri

Ozark Brush and Pallette Society, Camdenton, Missouri

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.

BACKGROUND
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.

SPORTS
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.

Member: INDE Motorsports Ranch, Willcox, Arizona, Porsche 1999 Boxster, Car 29.

TRADEMARKS
National Registered Trademark, ‘Outrageous Red®,’ 2006.
National Registered Trademark, ‘Lense On!’ 2008

PATENTS
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.

HOBBIES
Raising hybrid iris, gardening, cooking, racing.

TRAVELING
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.

MAIN BUSINESS
Retired Arizona Restaurant Systems, Sonic Burger Franchisee for 40 years.

WEBSITES

WWW.OUTRAGEOUSRED.COM

WWW.LENSEON.COM

SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram

 

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 Exhibitions

Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibitions

National Watercolor Society Member Exhibitions

Northwest Watercolor Society Exhibition

Louisville Art Association National Juried Photography Shows

Missouri Watercolor Society International Exhibitions

Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition

North American Nature Photography Showcases

Rockies West National Watercolor Exhibitions

South Carolina Watermedia Society National Digital Show

Rhode Island Watercolor Society National Show

Illinois Watercolor Society

Southwestern Watercolor Society Annual Members Exhibition

SouthWest Artists, Inc., Art of the Heartland Exhibition

Watercolor Society of Alabama

 

 

 

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”

SouthWest Artists, Art of the Heartland, “The Landscape Award”