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Kris J. Hotvedt, American artist.


Hotvedt, Kris J. was born on January 29, 1943 in Wautoma, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Arnold Ralph and Joanna Jessie (Walker) Hotvedt.


Student, Layton School Art, Milwaukee, 1964. Bachelor of Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, 1965. Master of Fine Arts, Instituto Allende San Miguel, Mexico, 1967.


Instructor art Pembroke (North Carolina) State University, 1967-1969. Instructor life drawing St. John's College, Santa Fe, 1969-1979. Southwest representative Pembroke magazine, since 1970.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Fry Breads, Feast Days, and Sheeps, 1987, Pueblo & Navajo Indian Life Today, 1993, Four Tales About Things With Tails, 2005. Illustrator Joseph Ruiz book series. Contributor popular magazines including Santa Fean and Southwest Art Magazine, Europas Ankunft Am Pazifik-Germany.One-woman shows include Johnsons of Madrid, New Mexico, 2003, Blaire Carnahn Fine Arts, Santa Fe, 2003, Joseph Grerer Fine Arts, 2005, Morris Gallery Natchez, Mississippi, 2005. Exhibited in group shows at Mission Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, Hand Artes, Truchas, New Mexico, Mesa Fine Arts, Franklin, Michigan, Hopkins Fine Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona, Joesph Gierek Fine Arts, Tulsa, Ernesto Mayans Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Albuquerque Museum, 2002-2003, Rocky Mountain Bicennial Moca, Fort Collins, 2004, others. Author, artist: Coyote Stars the Trees, 1988.


  • Other Interests

    Dance, history.


Married Jim Thornton, 1967 (divorced 1969).

Arnold Ralph Hotvedt

Joanna Jessie (Walker) Hotvedt

Jim Thornton