Norton Pease lives and works in Havre, Montana, USA
Norton has worked with numerous artists including Nancy Rubins, James Nares and Frank Stella through prepatory work as well as being a consultant. Currently, he is Professor of Art and Graphic Design as well as the Chair of the College of Education, Arts & Sciences, and Nursing at Montana State University – Northern.
1999 MFA, Painting, Washington University, St. Louis | 1996 BFA, Painting, Iowa State University
Norton Pease’s multilayered figurative portrayals synthesize different traditions and genres, while playing with perceptions of identity and social order. His paintings are an accumulation of various stylistic influences which he uses to address political and social issues.
2017 Friend of the Artist Summer Publication/online showcase | 2015 Fire! The Resurrection of Mr. Imagination, The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA (collaborative work with Greg Warmack) | 2014 Fire! The Resurrection of Mr. Imagination, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA (collaborative work with Greg Warmack) | 2009 University System Faculty, Carroll College, Helena, MT | 2003 Norton Pease (drawings) and Elisa Nappa, (sculptures), University of Montana, Missoula, MT | Integral Figure, Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, Ben Lomond, CA Curator: Brenda Berg; Second place and honorable mention | 2002 *Text in Painting, Montana State University-Northern, Havre, MT solo exhibition | 2001 37, The Parrish Art Museum, South Hampton, NY, Curators: Tom Eccles, Director, Public Art Fund, New York; Nicole Klagsbrun, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery; Shamim Momin, Branch Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York | 2000 Evanston + Vicinity 15th Biennial Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, Jurors: Elizabeth Smith, Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Gregory G. Knight, Director of Visual Arts, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs/ Chief Curator, Chicago Cultural Center | 1999 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Washington University, St. Louis, MO Baldwin Gallery, St. Louis, MO, solo exhibition | 1998 Double Space, New York, NY | 1996 Wellness House Art Auction, Drake Hotel, Oak Brook, IL; Best of Show, Juror; Joseph R. Shapiro, MCA founder, Chicago
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