The Matador by Morten E. Solberg
Morten E. Solberg

Morten E. Solberg 


November 8, 1935

Cleveland, Ohio


Cleveland Institute Of Art


Theresa Lee Lynch


Morten Edward Jr.

Eric Edward Collander

Scott Christopher

Brandalyn Michelle

Monet Lorraine

Tauna Elizabeth


National Watercolor Society 1970

( First Vice President )

American Watercolor Society 1976

Society Of Animal Artists 1979---Master Artist

Knickerbocker Artists 1993

Artist Guild of The San Diego Museum of Art 2001

Board Member Susan K. Black Foundation 2005 -

Society Of Master Impressionists Lifetime Master Artist Member 2007

American Society Of Marine Artists 2011


Who’s Who Of International Biographies

Who’s Who In America

Who’s Who In American Art

Who’s Who In The West

Major Awards

American Watercolor Society (3)

Including the “High Winds Medal”

“Artist Of The Year” American Artist Magazine 1986

“Robert Kuhn Award “ Nathional Musem of  Wildlife  Art 2009

National Academy Of Design ( Purchase Award )

For The National Art Gallery, Washington,DC

National Watercolor Society ( Ist Prize )

“Award Of Excellance Medal” Society Of Animal Artists ( 6 times 1979-2009 )

 ( Society Of Animal Artists Established as a “Master Artist” 2008 )

Watercolor West (Transparent)

U.S.Art Magazine Elected into the “Hall Of Fame” 1986

California Bicentennial Purchase Award

Named a “Master Artist” by Wildlife Art Magazine 2000

“Arts For The Parks” $25,000 Grand Prize and Gold Medal-2005 

Awarded Lifetime Master Membership in Society Of Master Impressionists-2007

Americas Parks I   Honorable Mention 2013

Americas Parks II  Award & Honorable Menmtion  2014

Articles or Covers

Southwest Art - May 1976

American Artist - October 1976

Art West - January 1984

Sports Afield - November 1985

American Artist - November 1986

Wildlife Art - May / June 1987 ( Cover )

Sporting Classic - November / December 1987

Watercolor - Fall 1990 ( Cover )

The Conservationist - January / February 1991

Informart - January / February 1992

Sporting Classic - September / October 1992

Southwest Art - October 1992

Wildlife Art - November /  December 1992

U.S. Art - Hall Of Fame - July / August 1993

Informart - November / December 1993

Informart - November / December 1994

Informart - Fall 1998

Gray’s Sporting Journal - October 1999 ( Cover )

Wildlife Art - May / June 2001 Named “Master Artist”

Southwest Art - June 2001

Wildlife Art Magazine - May/June 2004 ( Cover )

Wildlife Art Magazine – January – February 2007

Wildlife Art Magazine – November – December 2007

Wildlife Art Journal – Summer  2010

Décor Norway 2013

Art Of Watercolor France 2014


Contemporary Western Artists – Peggy &

Harold Samuels - 1982

Exploring Color - Nita Leland - 1991

On Wings Of Eagles - Col Springer - 1994

More Wildlife Painting - Susan Rayfield - 1996

Natural Habitat - Spanierman Gallery – 1998

Taverns Of The Wild - 1999

Wildlife Art- 60 Contemporary Masters and Their Work

(by Joan Muyskens Pursley- 2001)

The Illustrated Owl (by Denny Rogers- 2008)

Painting in Acrylics: The Indispensable Guide,( by Lorena Kloosterboer 2014 )


Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum Of Art, WI

Smithsonian ( Photographs of my paintings ), DC

National Academy Of Design For The National Art Gallery, DC

The Natural World Museum Of Environmental art, CA

Dunnegan Museum Of Art, MO

Wildlife Experience Museum, CO

Bennington Center For The Arts, VT

Ella Sharp Museum Of Art & History, MO

Rockefeller collection

The Irvine Corporation Commission, CA

The White House, DC

Hunt Wesson foods

American Greetings Corporation, OH

Wildlife Art Magazine

American Artists Magazine 

Home Savings And Loan, CA

Colours Of South Africa Commission

National Park Academy Of The Arts

Marriott Corporation, CA

Mammoth Moving Corpporation, CA

Martin F. Weber Co

Private Collections & Commissions


Astoria Fine Art Gallery • Jackson, WY

Big Horn Galleries * Cody,WY 

Christopher Queen Gallery • Duncans Mills, CA

RS Hanna  Gallery • Fredricksburg, TX


Limited Edition Prints Since 1977

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The Matador
Morten E. Solberg
Acrylic and Watercolor
20" x 14"
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