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artist , educator

Doyle Gertjejansen, American artist, educator. Recipient Artist of Year award, New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center Century Club, 1993, South Central Artists award, Phi Kappa Phi, 1996; DeBois Faculty fellow, University New Orleans College Urban and Public Affairs, 1992, regional fellow, National Education Association/Southern Arts Federation, 1996, fellow, Louisiana Division Arts, 1998.


Gertjejansen, Doyle was born on September 1, 1948 in Tracy, Minnesota, United States.


Bachelor, Mankato State University, 1969. Master of Fine Arts, University Minnesota, 1971.


Instructor fine arts University New Orleans, 1971-1975, graduate council, 1986-1991, professor fine arts, since 1988, chairman department fine arts, 1995-1997. Panelist Institutes and the ARtist Optima Studio, New Orleans, 1982. Visual arts committee New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center, 1983—1986.

Director Sculpture Front University New Orleans, 1984—1986, project director for traveling exhibition Southern Folk Images University Senate, 1984, permanent art collection committee, 1984—1987. Task force on public sculpture Downtown Development District and Arts Council New Orleans, 1985. Member downtown public art committee Arts Council New Orleans, 1986, member percent for art committee, 1987—1989, board directors, 1988—1989, member art-works artists steering committee.

Board directors New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center, 1996—1999. Chair visual arts committee North Dakota Contemporary Arts Center, 1997—1999.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Augusta College Fine Arts Gallery, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1968, Coffman Gallery University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1971, University Northern Alabama, Florence, 1975, Louisiana Crafts Council, New Orleans, 1980, Arthur Roger Gallery, 1981, 1983, 1985, New Orleans Center Performing Arts, 1984, Susan Abeline Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland, 1986, Galerie Simonne Stern Limited, Atlanta, 1989, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1993, 1996, Conkling Gallery Mankato (Minnesota) State University, 1989, exhibited in group shows at Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, 1994, 1995, 1999, New Orleans Center Contemporary Art, 1995, Louisiana Arts and Science Center, Baton Rouge, 1995, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 1995, Positive Space Gallery, 1996, 1996, Delfina Studio Trust, London, 1996, Center Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1997, University West Florida, 1997, District of Columbia Arts Center, Washington, 1998, Gunma Print Artists Association, Maebshi City, Japan, 1999, numerous others, Represented in permanent collections Adams & Reese, New Orleans, Arizona State University, Arkansas Art Center, Hotel Intercontinental, New Orleans, Middleberg, Riddle & Gianna Attorneys, New Orleans Museum Art, Pan American Life, New Orleans, Premier Bank, Baton Rouge, Scudder, Stevens and Clark, Boston, State St. Research and Management Company, TJM Corporation, New Orleans, Westminster, Corporation, other private collections.