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Helen F. Howerton, American artist. Recipient Commission / Design Artist, Haldor-Topsoe, Inc., 1992-1997, 2001-2004, since 2006, Commission Artist, Sutton Avian Center, 2000, Oklahoma Artist of Year, Ducks Unlimited Conservation, 1991.

Background

Howerton, Helen F. was born on April 5, 1944 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Leo Francis and Helen Nester Murray.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Tulsa, 1966.

Career

Commercial artist Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1966—1967. Advertising sales representative Brazosport Daily Newspaper, Freeport, Texas, 1967—1973. Art instructor Tulsa Parks Department, 1979.

Full-time wildlife artist, since 1980. Co-owner Color Connection Art Gallery, 2004—2007. Founder Arts Ltd. Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1991—1995, Oklahoma Art Workshops, 1985—1988, director.

Canine artist registry American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Represented in permanent collections State of Oklahoma, Fine Art Museum, Wichita Falls, Texas, Tulsa Public Schools.

Membership

Member Nature Conservancy, Oklahoma, 1999—2002. Member of Signature 16 Artists Society, Tulsa Artists Guild, American Plains Artists, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, Signature 16 Artists Society (founding member), Women Artists of the West (board directors since 2000), Nature Conservancy, American Women Artists (associate), Oil Painters American (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, hunting, motorcycle riding.

Connections

Married Ronald G. Howerton, August 27, 1966. Children: Jeff A., Greg L.

father:
Leo Francis

mother:
Helen Nester Murray

spouse:
Ronald G. Howerton

children:
Jeff A. Howerton

Greg L. Howerton