Professional Development and Workshops


Everett Raymond Kinstler, portrait demonstration of Forrest Mars, Jr, Brinton Museum, Big Horn, WY  2016

Rose Frantzen workshop - Whidbey Island Fine Arts Studio, Langley, WA 2015
Phil Starke workshop- Sagebrush Art Center, Sheridan, WY 2015
Daniel Gerhartz workshops - Fechin Art Institute, Taos, NM
1997, 1998 
David Leffel workshops - Fechin Art Institute, Taos, NM 1990, 1991
Sherri McGraw workshops - Fechin Art Institute, Taos, NM 1990, 1991
Gregg Kruetz workshop - Fechin Art Institute, Taos, NM 1990
Howard Terpning two workshops - Cowboy Artists of America Museum, Kerrville, TX 1988, 1993
James Boren, Gary Carter, Robert Duncan, Fred Fellows, Bud Helbig, David Halbach, Gary Niblett, Ken Riley,

Gordon Snidow, Melvin Warren - CA10 Workshop - Cowboy Artists of America, Kerrville, TX 1986
Kim English workshop - Art Students League, Colorado Springs, CO 1992
Bettina Steinke workshop - Scottsdale Artists School, Scottsdale, AZ 1990
Howard Rogers workshop - Scottsdale Artists School, Scottsdale, AZ 1989
Richard Schmid, portrait demonstration from model, Art Students League of Denver, Denver, CO 1989
David Leffel, workshop, Art Students League of Denver, Denver, CO 1989
Donald 'Putt' Putnam workshop - Artists of the Rockies, Westcliffe Centre For the Arts, Westcliffe, CO  1989

Bob Wygant workshops  - Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, TX 1986-89

Jessica Zemske / Jack Hines workshop - Colorado Springs Art Guild, Colorado Springs, CO 1988
 

"Portrait of Carter G. Woodson"

by Sandra Faulstich Harris

oil on linen 24 x 24

copyright National Park Service

Career Highlights, Shows, Awards and Gallery Representation

The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, WY, Artist-in-Residency and Bighorn Rendezvous 2020

Tongue River Artist Residency, Dayton, WY,  Residency Fellowship recipient 2019

Jentel Foundation, Banner, WY, Residency Fellowship recipient 2018

Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY,  Residency Fellowship recipient  2017
Beartooth Gallery Fine Art, Red Lodge, MT, gallery representation 2016-2020
Settlers West Gallery, American Miniatures Show, Tucson, AZ,  1988-2015
Portrait Society of America, membership 2015-2016
Oil Painters of America, membership-2015-2016
American Women Artists, associate artist membership 2015-2016
Taos Gallery Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ,  gallery representation 2000-2003
Susan K. Black Foundation, Dubois, WY, multi-artist workshop/group exhibit 2003
Taos Gallery, Taos, NM, gallery representation, Featured Artist  1998
Taos Traditions Gallery, Taos, NM, gallery representation 1991-98
Garden of the Gods Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO, gallery representation, Solo exhibition,

Two-person show, Three-person show, Quick Draw Auction participant 1981-95
Baker Arts Center, Liberal, KS, group exhibit  1992-94
Artistic Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ,  Three-person show 1993
Trappings of the Cherokee Strip, Enid, OK,  group exhibit 1993
Overland Trail Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ and Jackson Hole, WY, gallery representation 1984-93
Bosque County Conservatory of Fine Art, Clifton, TX, group exhibit  1992  
Settlers West Gallery, Summer Show, Tucson, AZ, gallery representation  1990-92
Scottsdale Artists' School The Best and The Brightest Art Show, Scottsdale, AZ  1990-91
Di Tommaso Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, gallery representation 1990-92
Buffalo Trails Gallery, Jackson Hole, WY, gallery representation 1987-92 

Sagebrush Gallery of Western Art Indian Summer Days, Medicine Lodge, KS,  1983-92
Wyoming Trails Legacy Art Show, Torrington, WY, 1983-92; Quick Draw 
Auction 1990-92

Purchase Award 1990  
Nebraskaland Days Governor's Western and Wildlife Art, North Platte, NE, 
exhibit 1988-90    
Cowboy Artists of America Museum Student Showcase Exhibit, Kerrville, TX  1988
Colorado Springs Art Guild National Juried Show, Colorado Springs, CO

People's Choice Award 1988
Museum of the Big Bend Trappings of Texas, Sul Ross State University, Alpine, 
TX 1986
American Royal Western Art Show, Kansas City, MO; group exhibit  1982-85
Denver Art Guild, Denver, CO, invited as guest speaker / presented portrait demonstration 

painted from life  1985
SIDS Benefit Auction, Denver, CO; group exhibit, People's Choice Award  1983
Western Heritage Art Show, Littleton, CO 1978-84; Best of Show 1984;

Silver Medal Oil 1984; Gold medal oil 1983; Bronze medal watercolor/acrylic 1980;

Bronze medal watercolor/acrylic 1979; Silver medal drawing  1978
George Phippen Memorial Western Art Show, Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ; 1978
Mountain Folk Portrait Gallery, Cripple Creek, CO,  personal art gallery  1977-78

Sketching at the Ranch at Ucross in Wyoming.

Publications and Media

Big Horn County News, Vol. 108, no. 51, Dec. 22, 2016,

     Feature story "Emotional Tribute" 
Montana Best Times, December 2013

     Feature story "Bringing History to Life" 
National Park Service, Carter G. Woodson Home Nat'l Historic Site  2012
     General Master Plan, cover 
      Junior Ranger Activity Book, cover

Western Heritage Center, Billings, MT 2005

      American Indian Tribal Histories Project
     Crow Nation Educational DVD's
         
The Creation, Origin, Separation and Migration of The Crow Nation 

        DVD 1, original illustrations 

Western Heritage Center, Billings, MT  2005

     American Indian Tribal Histories Project
     Northern Cheyenne Educational DVD's,
        The Cheyenne Creation Story DVD 1, original illustrations
        The Origin of the Tsistsista DVD 2, original illustrations
        The Origin of the Suhtaio DVD 3, original illustrations
        The Separation and Migration of the Cheyenne

        DVD 4,original illustrations
History, Harmony and The Hebrew Kings, E.W. Faulstich, cover  1986
The Artist's Bluebook, Dunbier, Lonnie Pierson  1985

 

Collections and Commissions

Big Horn County Museum, Hardin, MT  2016 
    Portrait of Margaret Ping
National Park Service, National Capital Parks East, Washington, D.C.  2013
    Portrait of Frederick Douglass
      Portrait of Mary McLeod Bethune
      Portrait of Alice Paul

National Park Service, Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site,

    Washington, D.C.  2011
    Portrait of Dr. Carter G. Woodson
National Park Service, Gateway National Recreation Area, Floyd Bennett Field,

    Staten Island, NY 2011
     Portrait of Floyd Bennett
National Park Service, Gila Cliff Dwellings National Recreation Area, NM 2011
     Landscape of Gila Cliff Dwelling
Western Heritage Center, Billings, MT  2005-07
     American Indian Tribal Histories Project,i original illustrations
    Crow Nation Educational DVD Set, 2005
    Northern Cheyenne Educational DVD Set  2005
    Chippewa Cree Project, 2007
The Bradford Exchange 1990-91
    Commissioned drawings and paintings for Collector's Plate Series
United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO  1988
    Portrait of Ben Martin, retired USAFA Falcons football coach


Numerous commissioned portraits and works held in private and corporate collections