Adrian Van Suchtelen (1941 - )

Born in the Dutch East Indies in 1941, Adrian Van Suchtelen moved to the Netherlands in 1950, lived and went to school in Leiden, Holland until immigrating to the United States in 1957. After living in Michigan for a year, he moved to the Los Angeles area of California where he attended El Camino College and then applied to the Otis Art Institute of Los Angeles County. Awarded consecutive semester scholarships, he graduated in 1966 with BFA and MFA Degrees.

Currently Professor Emeritus, he joined the faculty at Utah State University in 1967, where he had a long and rewarding career for 37 years. In charge of Drawing, he has also taught painting, printmaking, design and sculpture as well as serving as graduate director for a period of time. As a guest instructor at other Universities and Art Centers, he has also conducted workshops in drawing, painting and printmaking in Utah, California, Idaho, Wyoming and South Dakota. He received two research grants for which he did work in intaglio and lithography printmaking and a series of watercolor paintings. He was listed in "Who's Who in American Art", he has held membership in the Boston Printmakers society and he has also served on the Utah Arts Council Advisory Panel.

As an actively producing artist, he has exhibited and won recognition in many competitive shows, regionally; Statewide Exhibitions in Utah Art Centers of Ogden, Bountiful, Salt Lake City and Springville, nationally; among others: "The Drawing Society National Exhibition", sponsored by the American Federation of Arts, New York; "Color Print USA" Texas; The Boston Printmakers Annual Exhibitions; "Art Expo" Chicago International; The Biennial Print and Drawing International Exhibition at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum of the Republic of China, 1983-2003. Elected as one of the hundred "Most Honored Artists of Utah", Springville Museum "Cultural Olympiad" Exhibition 2002.

He has presented a number of One-Person shows in Museum, Art Centers and Galleries in Utah, California, Idaho, Wyoming, South Dakota, Colorado, and Washington D.C.

His artwork is included in many private and public collections of Museums, Art Centers, and Universities across the United States, among others; Drake University; University of Iowa; Wake Forest University, North Carolina; University of Nebraska; University of Dallas; Indiana State University; University of Nevada; Milwaukee Art Center, Michigan; Oklahoma Museum of Art; Georgia Museum of Art; the De Cordova Museum of Art, Boston; the Utah Arts Council and the Art Centers of the State of Utah.

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20th Century Baroque
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AGNUS DEI
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DOMINATION OF BLACK
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Four Seasons
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IN CELEBRATION OF SPRIN...
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PRODIGAL
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VANITAS: VESALIUS ET A...
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VELOUR SHIRT