BIOGRAPHY


Summary:
Becca Mulenburg is an oil painter whose focus is painting wild birds from personal experiences. All of the birds she has ever painted, she has seen in person. She works in oil. All of the works shown on this website are oil paintings.

Personal Data:
Residing in Duluth, Minnesota, USA.

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Journalism, Honors, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1991. Ms. Mulenburg put herself through college by working countless jobs (when college was more affordable, mind you), starting with delivering the daily and Sunday morning newspaper on her bicycle in the fourth grade. She has bussed tables, bartended, worked in retail, data entry, marketing, sales, and many, many more. Worked almost two decades in the printing industry before concentrating on art.

Experience:
Self taught minus one elective college course titled Drawing I.

Awards/Honors:
2019 MacRostie Art Center's 27th Annual Juried Art Exhibition (2nd Place), 2019 Wolf River Art League's Mid-Winter Art Show, New London, WI (People's Choice and 2nd Place); 2018 Wolf River Art League's Mid-Winter Art Show, New London, WI (Honorable Mention); 2017 Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Birds in Art International Juried Exhibition, Wausau, WI; 2014-15, 2017 Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Competition; 2017 MacRostie's 25th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Grand Rapids, MN (People's Choice); 2016 61st Arrowhead Regional Biennial, Duluth, MN (Honorable Mention) and more.

Collectors:
Originals available. No commissions. A small number of oil paintings are available as S/N LE prints. Please inquire.

Hobbies/Interests:
Birding. Environmental interests include controlling invasives, planting natives, 418 planted to date at her residence since 2015 including white and jack pines, northern red oaks, silver maples, peach leaf willows, highbush cranberries, pin cherries, elderberries and more. Concentrated reading on the scientific study of birds. UMD women's hockey fan.

Thoughts from the artist:
I understand the role art galleries, exhibits, and shows play within their communities. Always purchase directly from the artist when you can. If you'd like to donate my artwork to your favorite charity, please contact me for purchase. Offers considered on NFS artwork. This website does not show the entire collection of my work. Thank you to my collectors, I appreciate your support.

Thank you for visiting.

"The truth is that women have never been treated equally in the art world, and today they remain dramatically underrepresented and undervalued in museums, galleries, and auction houses." nmwa.org

 

 

 

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