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Arlene Jo Mickelson, American Artist. Avocations: travel, hiking, camping, cross-country skiing, boating. F C. Recipient Best of Show Sculpture for "Sitka Jack" Annual National WesternArt Show and Auction, 1983, for "The Eternal Battle" Western Americana Art Show and Auction, 1983, for Raven's Discovery Contemporary Artists of Acheivement, 1992; award for "Beneath Eagles Shadow" NAFE.


Mickelson, Arlene Jo was born on November 29, 1938 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Hurley Vernon and Jesse Audrey (McLean) Boggess.


Student, University Washington, 1957-1959;student, Bellevue (Washington) Community College, 1978-1979;student, Pratt School Fine Arts, 1979-1981, 92;studied with Munemori Makino, Shizuoka, Japan, 1988.


President, Mickelson Fine Arts, Inc., Issaquah, Washington, since 1960. Teacher, consultant Issaquah (Washington) School District, 1978-1979, artist in residence, 1980-1981.


  • Avocations: travel, hiking, camping, cross-country skiing, boating.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows at N N Gallery, Seattle, 1976, 77, Fairtree Gallery, New York, 1978, Yakima (Washington) Western Arts Show, 1981, Issaquah Gallery, 1981, Annual National Western Art Show and Auction, Ellensburg, Washington, 1982, 83, 84, Museum of Native American Culture National Western Art Show, 1983, 84, 85, Spokane, Washington, 1983, Western Americana Art Show and Auction, C.M. Russel Western Art Show, Great Falls, Montana, 1984, 85, the Artique, Limited, 1989, National Contemporary Exposition of Artists of Achievement, 1989, Friendship Force World Conference, Shizuoka, Japan, 1989, Visual Individualists United show, Stuhr Museum, Grand Island, Nebraska, 1989, Commonwealth Post College, Long Island University, New York, 1990, 1991, Edmonds (Washington) Art Festival, 1990, Mercer Island (Washington) Visual Arts League Show, 1990, Wolf Walker Gallery, Sedona, Arizona, 1990. One woman shows include Issaquah (Washington) Gallery, 1983, 87, and the Blue Heron Gallery, Portland, Oregon. Represented in permanent collections including the Favell Museum, Klamath Falls, Oregon, Seattle First National Bank, Safeco Insurance Company, Seattle, Western Industrial Supply, Incorporated, Portland, Oregon, Honeywell Corporation, Mukilteo, Washington, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, St. Joseph Hospital, Portland, Oregon Alaska Cruise and Expeditions, Shizuoka City (Japan) Offices, Kanuma College, Kanuma-Shi, Tochigi-Ken, Japan.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, hiking, camping, cross country skiing, boating.


Married Duane Thomas Mickelson, September 9, 1959 (divorced 1992). Children: Tamara Ann, Craig Thomas, Bradley Jon. Married Stephen W. Price, 1995.

Hurley Vernon Boggess

Jesse Audrey (McLean) Boggess

Duane Thomas Mickelson

Stephen W. Price

Tamara Ann Mickelson

Craig Thomas Mickelson

Bradley Jon Mickelson