John Theodore Salminen Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Art Education, University Minnesota, Duluth, 1968. Master in Art Education, University Minnesota, Duluth, 1974.
Art teacher Duluth Public Schools, 1968—2001. Fulbright art exchange teacher, Edinburgh, 1984—1985. Guest lecturer University Minnesota, Duluth, since 2005.
Judge and juror various watercolor and fine arts organizations and societies. Presenter and lecturer in field.
Co-founder Lake Superior Watercolor Society, Duluth, 1984. Master: Transparent Watercolor Society of America (life. Nominating chair 2000-2005).
Fellow: American Watercolor Society (director 2002-2004, Dolphin fellow 1998, Gold medal international exhibition 2006, Invited Presenter award 2006, Gold medal 2010). Member: National Watercolor Society (acquisition chairperson building fund since 2006, Silver Star award international exhibition 2005), Jaingso Watercolor Research institute (honorary).
Married Kathleen Jean Whalen, June 15, 1968. Children: Nathan, Eric.