Sandy Freckleton Gagon Biography

Sandy Freckleton Gagon
8158 So. 805 East
Sandy, UT. 84094
(801) 633-0908 cell
(801) 566-4539
Email: sandyart@q.com

EDUCATION

B.F.A.  University of Utah – emphasis graphic design/illustration
Salt Lake City, UT. September 1975 to June 1979 (3.9 GPA – graduated Magnum Cum
Laude)

1996 – Trained with Daniel Greene
1997 – Trained with Nelson Shanks – New York Academy of Art, New York City
2001 – Trained with Anthony Ryder – Portrait – Seattle Academy of Fine Art, Seattle,
            Washington
2001 – Trained with Anthony Ryder – Portrait and Figure Drawing, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2004 – Trained with Burton Silverman – Portrait and Figure Painting, Scottsdale, Arizona
2007 – Trained with Robert Liberace
2008 - Trained with Juliette Aristedes
2010 – Ecorche Artistic Anatomy Course with Niki Covington

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
2008-Present
          Represented by: Atlanta Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1999 – 2009
Represented by Williams Fine Art, Salt Lake City, Utah
1999-2009
             Represented by Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

2003 – 2007
            Represented by:
Leslie Levy Fine Art, Scottsdale, Arizona
Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

2001 – 2003
Represented by Stable Fine Art, Salt Lake City, Utah

1992 – 1999
Represented by the Repartee Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

1989 – 1996 (as freelance artist)
Clients:
LDS Church
Deseret Book Publishing
Bookcraft Publishing
Embryo Music

  EXHIBITS

  • Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art March 2000, “Still Life with Crenshaw”
  • American Artist Realism Exhibition, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, October 2000.
  • Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art April 2001, “Still Life with Caravaggio and Raphael”
  • Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art April 2002, Merit Award
  • Realism Invitational, Van De Griff/Marr Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • “Espousing Art”, Springville Museum of Art Invitational, September 2003
  • Realism Invitational, Leslie Levy Fine Art, April 2003
  • International Artist Magazine, International Artist Challenge No. 5 – Honorable Mention in Still Life – Objects of Delight in issue #21 Oct./Nov.
  • Southwest Art Magazine “Artists to Watch” January 2006, p. 92
  • Ensign Magazine  Inside back cover August, 2007
  • Liahona Magazine Inside back cover August, 2007
  • Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art, April 2007, “Olga”
  • Phillips Gallery, SLC, UT Summer Group Show, 2009
  • Phillips Gallery, SLC, UT Summer Group Show, 2010
  • Portrait Society of America, Members Only Competition, 2010 – Merit Award
  • Salon International 2011, San Antonio, TX – Merit Award
  • Springville Museum of Art, 87th Annual Spring Salon, Third Place Award

Works featured or reviewed in:

Utah Art, Utah Artists - A 150 Year Retrospective

Artists of Utah
By Swanson, Seifrit, Olpin

American Artist Magazine, October 2000

International Artist Magazine
“Still Life Objects of Delight” October/November 2001

77th Utah Spring Salon 2001

78th Utah Spring Salon 2002

Southwest Art Magazine, July 2004

Leslie Levy Fine Art, Introductions catalogue 2004

Deseret News October 3, 2004

Southwest Art Magazine, January 2006

Deseret News, April 6, 2006

Ensign Magazine, August 2007

Liahona Magazine August 2007

Ensign Magazine, June 2010

Liahona Magazine June 2010

Ensign Magazine, January 2011

Liahona Magazine January 2011

American Artist Magazine, Cover Competition Finalist, June 2011

The Artist’s Magazine 28th Annual Art Competition Finalist, (Still life, Process of Illumination, 2011)

PAINTINGS SOLD

  • "Patience" (watercolor and gouache, 18 by 18 inches, 1995). San Antonio, Texas
  • "Why Pelicans" (watercolor and gouache, 17 by 23 inches, 1996 San Antonio, Texas
  • "Game Over" (watercolor and gouache, 19 by 22 inches, 1996 San Antonio, Texas
  • "The Watch: Mountain Sheep" (watercolor and gouache, 18 by 22 inches, 1997) San Antonio, Texas
  • "Cheetah" (watercolor and gouache, 11 by 17 inches, 1997)  Davis, California
  • "Strawberry Fields" (watercolor and gouache, 18 by 22 inches, 1997) San Antonio, Texas
  • "Ready Or Not: Tiger" (watercolor and gouache, 23 by 31 inches, 1997)  San Antonio, Texas
  • “First Contact” (watercolor and gouache, 21 by 31 inches, 1997)  San Antonio, Texas
  • “Still Life with Poppies” (oil on panel, 24 by 28 inches, 1998) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Kodak Moment” (watercolor and gouache, 21 by 31 inches, 1998) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Still Life with Basilisk” (oil on panel, 30 by 40 inches, 1998)  San Antonio, Texas
  • “Still Life with Nautilus” (oil on panel, 20 by 26 inches, 1999) Portland, Oregon
  • “Still Life with Nautilus #2"(oil on panel, 18 by 18 inches, 1999) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Still Life with Crenshaw”(oil on panel, 20 by 24 inches, 2000)  San Antonio, Texas
  • “Still Life with Raphael” (oil on panel, 19 by 25 inches, 2001) San Antonio, Texas
  • “A Perfect Hope” (oil on panel, 30 by 17 inches, 2000) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Italian Artichokes(oil on canvas, 15 by 19 inches, 2001) Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Still Life with Caravaggio and Raphael” (oil on panel, 23 by 29 inches, 2001)  Essex, England
  • “Still Life with Raphael” (oil on panel, 25 by 19 inches, 2001) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Casa Blanca Lilies” (oil on canvas, 24 by 18 inches, 2001)  San Antonio, Texas
  • “Peony, Echinacea, Plumeria”(oil on canvas, 24 by 18 inches, 2001) Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “At the Window” (oil on canvas, 30 by 40 inches, 2002) Seattle, Washington
  • “Italia Bella” (oil on panel, 24 by 34 inches, 2002) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Still Life with Cassatt, Nautilus, and Nest” (oil on panel, 30 by 24 inches, 2003) Dallas, Texas
  • “Still Life with Chase, Beach Glass, and Bamboo” (oil on panel, 26 by 21 inches, 2003) Client: San Antonio, Texas
  • “Still Life with Cassatt and Sea Urchin” (oil on panel, 22 by 28 inches, 2003) Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Eve, Mother of All Living” (oil on panel, 24 inches in diameter, 2003) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Still Life with Cassatt and Figs” (oil on panel, 21 by 26 inches, 2003) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Still Life with Cassatt and Gerber Daisy” (oil on panel, 22 by 27 inches, 2003) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Leslie’s Nest” (oil on panel, 40 by 28 inches, 2004) Boise, Idaho
  • “Meet Me at The Uffizi” (oil on panel, 29 x 21 inches, 2004)  Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Still Life with Beach Glass, Shell, and Stones” (oil on panel, 39 by 39 inches, 2004)  San Antonio, Texas
  • “Still Life with Degas” (oil on panel, 31 by 24 inches, 2004) Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Cassatt and Butterfly” (oil on panel, 30 by 18 inches, 2004) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Still Life with Chase and Amaryllis” (oil on panel, 29 by 23 inches, 2004) Atlanta, Georgia
  • “Tabitha Arise” (oil on board 36 by 42 inches, 2005) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • “Homage to Edgar” (oil on panel, 31 by 24 inches, 2005) Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Martha’s Witness of Christ” (oil on canvas on panel, 40 by 57 inches 2006) Los Angeles, CA
  • “Whither Though Goest” (oil on canvas on panel, 32 by 46 inches, 2006) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Loose Him” (oil on canvas on panel, 46 x 62 inches, 2007) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Olga” ( Red chalk drawing, 18 x 24 inches, 2007) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Geri” ( Red chalk drawing, 18x 24 inches, 2008) San Antonio, Texas
  • “Through Your Faithfulness” (oil on canvas on panel, 38 by 47 inches, 2008) Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Proportion” (oil on canvas, 26 x 34 inches, 2008) Atlanta, Georgia
  • “Through Your Faithfulness” (oil on canvas on panel, 38 by 47 inches, 2008) Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Proportion” (oil on canvas, 26 x 34 inches, 2008) Atlanta, Georgia
  • “Teaching the Scriptures” (oil on canvas, 30x32, 2009)
  • “Process of Illumination” (oil on canvas, 20 x 24, 2010) SLC, UT
  • “She Remembered She Could Fly” (oil on canvas, 36 x 34, 2011), SLC, UT
  • “Life Cycle” (oil on canvas, 20 x 21, 2011) Bountiful, UT

References available upon request.

 

 

 

 

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