Michael Charron Biography



EDUCATION: Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture from Western Michigan University:
                       Minor art history 1980

AWARDS:   Ford Foundation Grant for research in bronze casting
                    Ford Foundation Grant for research and project completion
                    Walter Enz Memorial Award (outstanding academic achievement in the field of art)

EXHIBITIONS:   Steers Street Gallery, Kalamazoo, Michigan; "Color Show" 1978
                           Western Michigan University Art Department Gallery; Group Show 1978
                           Knollwood Building: Kalamazoo, Michigan "Three Sculptors" BFA Show: 1980
                           Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; Kalamazoo, Michigan "Group Show" 1981
                           1981 - 2003 MIAI
                           Remmi Fine Art, Denver, CO. "The Eternal Landscape" July 7 - 28, 2006
                           Red Stallion Gallery; Glen Haven, CO. "Estes Park Plein Air - Painting the Parks" 8/26/06 - 9/30/06  
                           Square Deal Framing & Gallery; Denver, CO. "Four Painters" 11/17/06 - 12/21/06  
                           Remmi Fine Art, Denver, CO. "The Eternal Landscape" July 6 - 27, 2007
                           Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO.  "Landscapes of Colorado" August 4 - 25, 2007
                           Byers Evans House Museum, Denver, CO. "High Plein Air Art Exhibit"   Fall 2007
                           Fort Collins, CO. Lincoln Center, "17th National Art Exhibition and Sale" 4/5/08 - 5/9/08
                           Enso Gallery, Denver, CO. Syndication Presentation September 30, 2008
                           Square Deal Gallery; Denver, CO. "Small Works" 11/14/08 - 12/20/08
                           Gallery 1261, Denver, CO. "Salon du Musee" November 3 - 14, 2008
                           Denver Public Library "Denver Plein Air Arts Festival Exhibition" 11/14/08 - 12/31/08
                           Wings Over the Rockies Museum, 27th Annual Antique and Art Show 4/17/09 - 4/19/09
                           Gilmore Art Center, "Pictorial Essays of Wilderness Journeys 2009" Solo Exhibition Oct. 2009
                           Square Deal Gallery; Denver, CO. "Small Works" 11/13/09 - 12/19/09
                           Gilmore Art Center, "Artists brushes Lend a Helping Hand" Group Show June 2010
                           C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT. "The Russell: Sale to Benefit the Russell Museum"    exhibition 3-19-10
                               Gilmore Art Center, "Pictorial Essays from Wilderness Journeys 2010" Solo Exhibition October  11 - 15, 2010
                               C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT."The Russell: Sale to Benefit the Russell Museum"  exhibition 3-18-11
                               Gilmore Art Center, "Pictorial Essays from Wilderness Journeys 2010"  Solo Exhibition October 24 - 28, 2011
                               Artistica Art Gallery, Denver, CO "Opening Exhibit" Group show November 5, 2011 - December 5, 2011
                               Artistica Art Gallery, Denver, CO "Polareyes: One Vision Two Perspectives" Solo Exhibition June 5 -30, 2012
                               Mary Williams Fine Art, Boulder, CO "Christmas Miniatures" December 13  January 15, 2013
                               Mary Williams Fine Art, Boulder, CO "Through Polar " Eyes. The Multiple Perspectives of Michael Charron 9-5-2013
                               Gilmore Art Center, "Pictorial Essays from Wilderness Journeys 2013"  Solo Exhibition Nov 15 -  Dec 10, 2013

PUBLICATIONS:  Landscapes of Colorado - Mountains and Plains Fresco Fine Art Publications 2006
                                  Southwest Art Values section June 2008
                                  Southwest Art  Collector’s Corner October 2011
                                  Southwest Art  Feature Article:  Inspiration en Plein Air June 2012
                                  Steamboat Magazine   The Arts Summer issue 2012
                                  Plein Air Magazine Extreme Painter feature August September 2012 issue
                                  
COLLECTIONS:   Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum; Colorado Springs, CO
                                  Western Michigan University; Kalamazoo, MI
                                  Crimson Midstream, Denver, CO
                                  Holland & Hart; Denver, CO
                                  Darling, Bergstrom & Milligan; Denver, CO
                                  Colorado Business Bankshares, Inc.; Denver, CO
                                  Payroll Inc.; Denver, CO
                                  Stripling, Shaw & Stripling; Norcross, GA
                                  Coppola & Marlin, LLC Denver, CO
                                  TCI Wealth Advisors, Inc.; Denver, CO
                                  Wood & Company, Denver, CO
                                  Brownlie, Wallace, Armstrong & Bander, Denver, CO
                                  Castle Rock Adventist Health Campus, Castle Rock, CO