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Will Maller
81 Hawthorne Ave.
Los Altos, CA  94022
        Will Maller,  IPAP
I’ll enjoyed a love of the visual experience since childhood, with art being first a way of staying out of trouble, then a way of getting into trouble, then just a natural part of who I am. My work begins with observation and representational impulse. Then a struggle with line, shape, value, and color, fused with design principles, and varying degrees of abstraction, to arrive at another compelling visualization. Fused into the drawing and paint media, is a delight or struggle, with a range of formal qualities and relationships which merge as creative process. Thus, a new reality emerges
Ray's Ranch
Oil Painting
Wilder Ranch
Oil painting
Silver Mt. Vineyard
oil painting
Putney Falls
oil painting
La Rusticana
oil painting
After Morning Rain
oil painting
International Plein Air Painters Worldwide Organization
Est. 10/19/01 
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International Plein Air Painters Artists Organization WORLDWIDE   Est. 10/19/01
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International Plein Air Painters Artists Organization WORLDWIDE   Est. 10/19/01
Selected Awards and Honors

Best of Show Open Juried Exhibition, Morgan Hill, CA – 2009
Zelinsky Award 2009, 43rd National Mother Lode Juried Art Exhibition-2nd place, Placerville, CA, Juror: Gill Dellinger
Best of Show/First Place “A Breath of Plein Air”, Juried Plein Air Exhibition, San Jose Museum of History, , San Jose, CA
AIS American Impressionist Society – 9th Annual National Juried Exhibition 2008
Triton Museum of Art Invitational 2008, “A Brush with Nature”, California Plein Air Painting Exhibition, January 18 – March 22, 2008
Oil Painters of America 2007 Western Regional Exhibition, Santa Barbara, CA
First Place/People’s Choice “Northern Views, ”Juried Plein Air Event, Napa Valley Museum, 2007, Jurors: Kevin MacPherson and Kenn Bachaus
Featured Artist “Art Talk”, Bay Area Cable Video Art Program, May 2007
Featured Image “Spring Mix” Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society Show 2007
First Place-Mixed Media LAVA Fine Art Juried Competition 2005
First Place/Black & White LAVA Fine Art Juried Competition 2005
First Place/Drawing&Pastels LAVA Fine Art Juried Competition 2004
First Place/Mixed Media Signature Selections” Los Altos Art Club 2004
Awarded Commission National Parks & Monuments Santorie Memorial, Pinnacles Monument, CA
Best Of Show/1st Place 5th International Art Exhibition – Tandem Computers 1990
Honorable Mention Brand Art Galleries, 17th Annual National Juried Expo 1987
Selected Juried Shows
2009 43rd National Motherlode Juried Art Exhibition- David & Connie Zelinsky Award
2009 Open Juried Show,– Morgan Hill, CA – Best of Show
2009 Los Gatos Art Association, State wide Juried Exhibition, 2nd - Landscape
2008 American Impressionist Society – 9th Annual National Juried Exhibition
2008 Curators Choice- October 2008 (top 3 winners) N*des-of-the-Month, a New York juried exposition.
2008 “A Breath of Plein Air”, History San Jose, Museum, San Jose, CA
2008 Society of Watercolor Artists (SWA) 27th Annual Exhibition, Fort Worth, TX
2008 “A Brush With Nature: California Plein Air Painting,” Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
2007 Oil Painters of America - 2007 Western Regional Exhibition, Santa Barbara, CA
2007 “Northern Views: California Painting in the Plein Air Tradition,” Napa Valley Museum, Yountville, CA
2007 International Society of Experimental Artist’s 16th Annual Juried Exhibition, Santa Cruz, CA
2007 Society of Watercolor Artists (SWA) 26th Annual Exhibition, Fort Worth, TX
2007 “Spring Images,” California Watercolor Association (CWA), at Filoli, Woodside, CA
2007 “The Gentle Nature of the Human Form,” ARTworksSF Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005 Fine Art Exhibit & Competition. Los Altos Village Association (LAVA), Los Altos, CA
2004 “Arts Alive,” Los Altos Art Club 1st Annual Juried Member Exhibit, Los Altos, CA
2004 Fine Art Exhibit & Competition. Los Altos Village Association (LAVA), Los Altos, CA
2002 5th Annual “Images of Filoli,” a National Trust for Historic Preservation, Woodside, CA
2002 Fremont Art Association (FAA) Annual Open Art Exhibition, Fremont, CA
1996 Coe Park Invitational - Gallery Morgan Hill, Morgan Hill, CA
1995 Gallery Morgan Hill Annual, Morgan Hill, CA
1994 Garlic Festival Exposition, Washington Mutual, Gilroy, CA
1993 Alta Bates Invitational, Eastbay Watercolor Society, Oakland, CA
1992 East Bay Watercolor Society Annual Expo, Nature Company, Berkeley, CA
1990 5th International Bay Area Art Exposition, Tandem Computers, Cupertino, CA
1987 3 Com Fall Exposition, Dabb Art Consultants, Mountain View, CA
1987 Brand Galleries, 17th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Glendale, CA
1987 WASH Expo 87, Sacramento, CA
1987 Belmont Arts Council Annual Competition, Belmont, CA
1986 Bonaventure Annual Invitational, Minnetonka, MN
1985 Bloomington Annual Juried Holiday Open, Bloomington, MN
Selected Commissions
1999 C-Squared, Inc., San Jose, CA
1998 Nytec, Inc., Palo Alto, CA
1996 PCad Systems, San Jose, CA
1995 National Parks and Monuments for Santorie Memorial, Pinnacles National Monument, CA
1993 Acer Computer Inc., San Jose, CA
1991 SCO Operations, Santa Cruz, CA
1991 Everex Inc., Fremont, CA
1990 San Jose Business Journal, San Jose, CA
1989 Marsh & McLennan, San Jose, CA
1989 Wordmark, Inc., Palo Alto, CA
1985 Ekberg Stores, Inc., Montevideo, MN
1983 Frank Craig & Associates, Inc., Edina, MN
1981 Control Data Corp, Bloomington, MN
1978 Spartan MFG., Saint Paul, MN
1975 Benson-Quinn Corp., Minneapolis, MN
1974 Mark Z. Jones., Edina, MN
1974 Dayton-Hudson Corp., Minneapolis, MN
Selected Public Collections
1999 Book Publication: Paint the Town Illustrated-1999, Los Altos Town Crier, CA
1995 National Parks & Monuments Santorie Memorial, Pinnacles National Monument, CA
1978 City of Bloomington, Bloomington, MN
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2008 “Maller on Main Street,” Main Street Café & Books, Los Altos, CA
2005 “Collections,” Zanzibar Gallery, Los Altos, CA
2004 “Images,” Art21 Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1994 Sperling Galleries, San Jose, CA
1994 “Visions,” Gallery Morgan Hill, Morgan Hill, CA
1988 “Images in Watercolor,” Twenty One Twenty One in Capitola, CA
1987 “Impressions in Oil,” Byerly Galleries, Edina, MN
1986 “Introducing Watercolor,” Framestyles Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1970 “North Shore Oils,” Thomm Gallery, Edina, MN
1968 “Winter Oils,” Washington Galleries, Stillwater, MN
1966 “Maller Prints, Drawings & Oils,” Mankato State University, Mankato, MN
Selected Group Exhibitions
2007 “Spring Mix,” Santa Clara Valley Water Color Society (SCVWS) Member Show
2005 Zanzibar Gallery, Los Altos, CA
2005 Main Street Café & Books Holiday Invitational
2005 Art 21 Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
2004 Art 21 Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
200 S.F. Bay National Wildlife Refuge · Member Show
2002 Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society - Annual Member Exhibition
1994-1997 Gallery Morgan Hill, Morgan Hill, CA
1993 Sperling Galleries, San Jose, CA
1992 Greenleaf Gallery, Saratoga, CA
1992 Eastbay Watercolor Society, Orinda, CA
1991 Sperling Galleries, San Jose, CA
Selected Group Exhibitions (continued)
1990 Tandem Computers, Inc., Cupertino, CA
1988-1989 Gallery at Old Town, Los Gatos, CA
1988 General Electric & Sperling Galleries, San Jose, CA
1988 Sperling Galleries, CA
1987 Framestyles Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1987 California Labs, Inc., San Jose, CA
1986 Framestyles Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Professional Associations
OPA Oil Painters of America
AIS American Impressionist Society, Inc.
ISEA International Society of Experimental Artists
SOLA Society of Local Artists, Director
CWA California Watercolor Association
SCVWS Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society
LGAA Los Gatos Art Association
LAAC Los Altos Art Club – Past President
Education
Workshop studies with George James, 2008
Workshop studies with Albert Handell, 2006, 2007
Graduate Studies in Drawing & Painting, University of Minnesota, 1968-70
BA Studio Arts, Mankato State University, 1966
Undergraduate studies, Architecture, University of Minnesota, 1959 -1962
Undergraduate studies, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Undergraduate studies, Minneapolis School of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Media/Publications
American Art Collector, November issue, 2008
Bay Area Public Television, featured artist, 30 minutes, September 1 – 30 2008
Manhattan, New York Television, featured artist, 30 minutes, ran October 1 – 30 2008
Bay Area Public Television, featured artist, 20 minutes, ran February 1- 28, 2007
Numerous local stories, Los Altos Town Cries, Mountain View Voice, Palo Alto Daily News, San Jose Mercury News 1994 – 2008.