You can find Wanda painting in the field in Montana and other locations throughout the United States. Wanda’s passion and dedication to share her art knowledge with others takes her to many locales to teach.
A testimony to her leadership and her dedication to the field of art and teaching, Wanda is very proud to have received the Rose Award presented to her by the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation for best capturing the purpose and spirit of the SKB Foundation’s commitment to passing on art.
Wanda enjoys participating in workshops with other internationally known artists and was very pleased to work with Nancy Glazier, Robert Bateman, Alan Hunt, and the late John Seerey- Lester. Wanda has a firm belief in mentoring young artists and has developed a workshop geared to encourage students who may be considering careers in art.
Wanda teaches annually at the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation (SKB) workshop which is held each September in Dubois, Wyoming. In 2016 Wanda was selected to be an Artist in Residence for the Bob Marshal Wilderness. In 2017 the Hockaday Museum of Art hosted a one woman show from April through June in Kalispell, Montana. Her show featured many of her field studies done during her time in the Bob Marshal Wilderness as well as studio works of Glacier National Park. Wanda also conducted classes for adults and children at the museum.
National Awards include: Artist of the Year for the states of Illinois, Missouri, and Oklahoma; Featured Artist at the 20th Anniversary National Wildlife Art Show and at the Prairie Skies Show in 1995; Winner of the 1989 Oklahoma Duck Stamp; selected as an artist for Pheasants Forever, National Wild Turkey Federation and the Minnesota Raptor Center; Guest Artist at National Ducks Unlimited and Northeastern Wildlife Expo in Providence R.I.; featured artist at the National Wildlife Show in Kansas City, Northern Wildlife Show in Lansing, MI, Prairie Skies Wildlife Show in North Dakota, and the Heritage Wildlife Show Minneapolis.