David Ottinger

Dave OttingerProfessor of Art

Office: Benson Wood - First Floor

Phone: (618) 537-6987


Education


M.F.A., Painting, Washington University (St. Louis, MO), (1978)

B.F.A., Painting, Kansas City Art Institute (Kansas City, MO) (1974)


Teaching Experience


1978-Present: McKendree College (University), Lebanon, IL 62254

1980: St. Louis Art Museum

1979-82: St. Louis Community College at Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

1975-77: St. Louis Community College at Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

1976-78: Washington University, St. Louis, MO


Courses Taught


Modern Art History and Painting

Color and Design

Design I and II

Sculpture Beginning and Advanced

Drawing and Figure Drawing

Photography, Black and White and Color (Beginning and Advanced)

Art Education Elementary and Secondary

Painting

Art History (Survey)

Advanced Drawing


McKendree Committees


CRPT 2 Years

FAC 2 Years

Budget, Salary & Fringe Benefits, Committee chair 1990-91, 1998-99

Library 2 Years

Faculty Marshal 2 Years

Admissions 2 Years

Student Conduct 1 Years

Yearbook Adviser 3 Years

Merit Pay 3 Years

Fine Arts 2 Years


Professional Organizations


1994-1997: “Art St. Louis” Program Committee, St. Louis, MO

1982-Present: College Art Association, New York, NY

1979-Present “Art St. Louis” St. Louis, MO


Painting and Art History Experience


1973 Mexico
Summer spent in viewing ruins, cathedrals and museums.

1974 New York City
Living. Spent much of the time painting and viewing art in
studios, galleries, and museums.

1975 Maine
Summer spent painting in the area of Stonington and Deer Isle.

1991 Sabbatical
Traveled in Germany, France, Switzerland and Italy, viewed museums, ruins and paintings.


Exhibitions Attended


1973 DeKooning, Bacon, Giacomentti and Dubeffet”
Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City, Mexico

1974 “Giacomentti”
Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York City, NY

1975 “The Treasure of Tutankhamen”
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1976 “European Painting in the Seventies”
St. Louis Art Museum, St, Louis, MO
“Ten Years”
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1977 “Sacred Circles”
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
“America, 1976”
Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI

1978 “A Survey of Prints”
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
“Henri Matisse Paper Cut-Outs”
St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO

“The Mouse Museum – The Ray Gun Wing”
St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
“Richard Estes, the Urban Landscape”
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

1979 “Toulouse-Latrec”
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1981 “Printmaking in the Age of Rembrandt”
St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
“Edward Hopper”
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1982 “The Treasures of Tiffany”
Museum of Science and History, Chicago, IL

1983 “The Vatican Collection”
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1984 “A Day in the Country”
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1985 “Carravagio”
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

1986 “Winslow Homer”
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
“Watercolor U.S.A.”
Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, MO

1987 “John Singer Sargent”
Chicago Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
“Wayne Thiebaud”
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
“Arnold Newman”
Chicago Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
“Rameses II”
“Memphis Museum of Art, Memphis, TN

1988 “Dutch and Flemish Paintings of the Hermitage”
Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL

1989 “Thomas Hart Benton”
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City MO

1995 “Monet”
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
“Vermeer”
The National Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1996 Visited galleries New York, New York

1998 Walker Art Center St. Paul, Minn.


Exhibits


1974 Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

1974 New York Artist Coalition Gallery, New York City, NY Reviewed

1974 Green Street Gallery, New York City, NY Reviewed

1975 Alvey Gallery, St. Louis, MO (Group Show) Reviewed and Juried

1975, 76, 78, 79, 80 St. Louis Community College, Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

1978, 79, 80 Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL (Color Lithography Show)

1978 Washington University, St. Louis, MO Invitational

1978 University of Texas, Houston, TX Invitational

1978 University of Illinois, Macomb, IL Invitational

1979 Washington University “Works on Paper” Juried

1980 McKendree College, Lebanon, IL

1980 “St. Louis Artists” Burns Gallery, St. Louis, MO Juried

1981 Belleville Area College, Belleville, IL Invitational

1981 Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL Invitational

1983 McKendree College, Lebanon, IL

1984 Evansville Art Museum – “Realism” Evansville, IN Juried

1985 Artists Against Nuclear Energy, St. Louis, MO Juried

1986 Evansville Art Museum, Evansville, IN Juried

1987 Guest Artist, Grays Lake Community College Invitational

1988 McKendree College, Lebanon, IL

1988 “100 St. Louis Artists” St. Louis, MO Juried

1990 Art St. Louis Juried

1991 St. Louis Artists Coalition Juried

1991 “Small Painting Exhibition” Art St. Louis Juried

1990 “Introspections: Chicago Self-Portrait Invitational” College of Lake County, Lake County, IL Juried

1992 “Figure Drawing in St. Louis” St. Louis Community College Juried

1993 “Inside Outside” Pierce Arrow Gallery, St. Louis, MO Juried

1994 “St. Louis Artists Draw” Maryville College, St. Louis, MO Juried

1995 “Art St. Louis” Juried Competition Juried

2003 Primordial I Water Juried

2004 Western State College of Colorado “Visiting Art Faculty”

2006 New Paintings, St. Louis Community College at Forest Park

2008 Common Concerns, Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis


Workshops


1978-79-80: Guest Artist, Color Lithography Workshop, Illinois State
University, Bloomington-Normal, IL.


Collections


Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL

Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

McKendree College, Lebanon, IL

Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Various Private and Corporate Collections