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George Wayne Lundeen Edit Profile

sculptor

George Wayne Lundeen, American sculptor. Recipient Pioneer award, Nebraska legislature, 1995, Distinguished Nebraskan, Governor Nebraska, 1995; Fulbright-Hays grantee, Florence, Italy, 1973-1974. Member of National Academy of Design (academician), Allied Artists American (Montana award 1982), National Sculpture Society (Bronze medal 1981, 1984, Silver medal 1982).

Background

Lundeen, George Wayne was born on August 26, 1948 in Holdrege, Nebraska, United States. Son of Warner Swan and Margurite (Hendrickson) Lundeen.

Education

Bachelor, Hastings College, 1971. Master of Fine Arts, University Illinois, 1973. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Nebraska, 1991.

Career

Artist in residence Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1978—1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include O'Brien's, Scottsdale, Arizona, Driscol's, Denver, Vail, Trails West, Laguna Beach, works include (bronze sculptures) Michelle (National Academy Art Watrous Gold medal, 1982), Promise of the Prairie (Holdrege Nebraska award, 1983).

Membership

Member of National Academy of Design (academician), Allied Artists American (Montana award 1982), National Sculpture Society (Bronze medal 1981, 1984, Silver medal 1982).

Connections

father:
Warner Swan Lundeen

mother:
Margurite (Hendrickson) Lundeen