Norma Gray

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Norma Gray acrylics, watercolor, ink, collage

Norma Gray is an accomplished and innovative artist, exploring art and expressing visions of life through her exploratory abstract art and constructions. Slices of life are portrayed in Gray's mastery of watercolors of her immpressionism botanicals and her life scenes.

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Break Out Once There Was A Way To Get Back Homeward Winter Blanket Wintergarten Harem
Negotiations MSG Gifts Altar Empty Nest Canyon #1 Canyon #2 Cascade Afternoon Delight

Norma Gray masters abstract art with her unique art explorations in acyclics, watercolors, inks and collage.

SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS
National Watercolor Society - Fullerton, CA
Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibit - Golden, CO
"Challenge of Champions" International Watermedia 2003 - Houston, TX
Louisiana Watercolor Society - New Orleans, LA
Watercolor West - Riverside, CA
Midwest Watercolor Society - Canton, OH
Toledo Museum of Art Annuals - Toledo, OH
Michigan Fine Arts Competition, BBAC - Birmingham, MI
Ohio Watercolor Society & Traveling Exhibits
Michigan Watercolor Society
Iowa Watercolor Society & Traveling Exhibits - awards
Quincy, Illinois Regional, "ILIAMO" - (Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri)
Northwestern Ohio Watercolor Society - awards including two Best of Show
"Our Town" - Birmingham, MI
Fifth Third Bank - Toledo, OH - award
Canton Fine Arts Exhibition - Canton, MI - award
1st Presbyterian "Share the Gift" - Northville, MI - award
Ann Arbor Flower & Garden Show, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI
Ann Arbor Art Association "Recent Works" - Ann Arbor, MI - award
Ann Arbor Women Painters - Ann Arbor, MI - awards
Spectrum Gallery - Toledo, OH - awards
Toledo Artists Club "Gold Medal Show" - Toledo, OH - awards
"Poetry Art Night" Village Fine Arts - Milford, MI - awards
Nativity Church - Bloomfield Township, MI - awards, including Best of Show
Shiawassee Arts Council - Owosso, MI - awards

HONORS
Inducted into the Brighton, Michigan "Women's History Roll of Honor" - Brighton, MI 2004
Recipient of the Livingston County Arts Council - "Visual Artist of the Year" 1996
Purchase Award, permanent collection - Burlington Art Guild - Burlington, IA
Purchase Award, First National Bank - Burlington, IA
Purchase Award, Iowa Watercolor Society - Cedar Rapids, IA
Offices of Approved Mortages, Inc. - Canton, MI
Law Offices of Napier & Napier - Fort Madison, IA
Law Offices of Davis, Hayward, Jones & Petermann - Royal Oak, MI
Permanent collection, WHMI - Howell, MI
Invitational "Water" American Gallery - Sylvania, OH 2004
Permanent Collection, St. Vincent Hospital - Toledo, OH
Permanent Collection, Genoa Medical Center - Brighton, Mi

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Quincy Clinic - Quincy, IL 1984
Western Illinois University - Macomb, IL 1984
Fort Madison Art Center - Fort Madison, IA 1985
Mayor's Choice, City Hall - Iowa Falls, IA 1986
Medical College of Ohio - Toledo, Ohio 1990
Travis Point Country Club - Ann Arbor, Mi 1993
Ann Arbor Women City Club - Ann Arbor, MI 1995
Shiawassee Art Council - Owosso, MI 1995
Lafayette Gallery - Adrian, MI 1996
Brighton District Library - Brighton, MI 1999, 2002, 2006
Washington Street Gallery - Ann Arbor, MI 1999, 2001
Chamber of Commerce - Howell, MI 2002 -2007
The Michigan Group - Brighton & South Lyon, MI offices 2003
Michigan League, University of MI - Ann Arbor MI 2005
ArtVentures Gallery - Brighton, MI 2005
Genoa Medical Center - Brighton, MI 2008

SERVICE
President, Fort Madison Area Artists - Fort Madison, IA 1983-84
President, Burlington Art Guild - Burlington, IA 1987-1989
President, Iowa Artists - (statewide art alliance) 1985-1986
Exhibition Chair, Ann Arbor Women Painters - Eastern Michigan University, Eagle Crest - Ypsilanti, MI 1993-1994
Exhibition Chair, Ann Arbor Women Painters - REMAX, Brighton, MI 1995
Co-Founder, "Art at the Library" - Brighton District Library, Brighton, MI 1997-1999
Co-Founder, President (2003), Brighton Art Guild - Brighton, MI 1999