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Artist Resume

Education
1979 M.Arch. (Masters of Architecture) with distinction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1977 B.S. in Architecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Awards
2017 Best of Show, The 15th Michiana Annual Art Competition, Box Factory for the Arts, St. Joseph, MI 
2017 Best Sculpture, The 15th Michiana Annual Art Competition, Box Factory for the Arts, St. Joseph, MI 
2016 Award for Most Innovative Idea, 55th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, Midland, MI. (Juror: James Lawson, Mich. State University)
2016 People’s Choice Award, West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI (Juror: Ron Platt, Chief Curator, Grand Rapids Museum of Art)
2015 Best of Show, The 13th Michiana Annual Art Competition, Box Factory for the Arts, St. Joseph, MI (Jurors: Doug McCauley, Lem Montero and Michael Northrop)
2014 Cline Close Award for Creative Excellence, 53rd Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition,  Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, Midland, MI (Juror: Larry Cressman, University of Michigan)
2013 First Prize, “Monstrous” Exhibition - Group Show, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI.
2012 Excellence in Creativity Award, 51st Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition,  Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, Midland, MI – (Juror: Robert Schefman, Artist)      
2012 Honorable Mention, Michigan Annual XXXVII, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI (Juror: Andrea Eis)
2011 Honorable Mention, Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI. (Juror: John Ross Palmer, Artist)

Exhibitions
2017 Open Competition, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery, University of Michigan-Dearborn, MI, (Juror, Bruce B. Winslow)
2017 The 15th Michiana Annual Art Competition, Box Factory for the Arts, St. Joseph, MI 
2017 Remix, a Multimedia Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI (curator: Andrew Rosinski, artist)
2017 Silver Medal Exhibition, The Scarb Club, Detroit, MI (Juror: Jo Powers, Artist)

2016 The 14th Michiana Annual Art Competition, Box Factory for the Arts, St. Joseph, MI
2016 55th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, Midland, MI. (Juror: James Lawson, Mich. State University) 
2016 West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI (Juror: Ron Platt, Chief Curator, Grand Rapids Museum of Art) 
2016 Muskegon Museum of Arts 88th Annual Regional Exhibition, Muskegon Museum of Arts, Muskegon, MI (Juror: Tom Lundberg, Colorado State University)
2016 Solo Exhibition - Doug La Ferle’s Mad Science Project, Art and Design Gallery, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI
2015 54th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, Midland, MI (Juror: Thomas S. Madden, College for Creative Studies)
2015 Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI. (Juror: Joseph Winterhalter, Artist)
2015 The 13th Michiana Annual Art Competition, Box Factory for the Arts, St. Joseph, MI (Jurors: Doug McCauley, Lem Montero and Michael Northrop) 
2015 Michigan Annual XLII , Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI (Juror: Andy Krieger, Artist)
2014 Annual All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI (Juror: Marianetta Porter, University of Michigan)
2014 53rd Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, Midland, MI (Juror: Larry Cressman, University of Michigan) 
2014 ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, MI.
2014 The 12th Michiana Annual Art Competition, Box Factory for the Arts, St. Joseph, MI (Juror: Rob Gartzka, The Miami Valley School)
2013 Annual All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI (Jurors: Rocco DePietro and Gloria Pritschet, Artists)
2013 ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, MI.
2013 Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI (Juror; Brad Durham, Artist)
2013 “Aglow” Exhibition, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI
2013 Solo Exhibition, Galleria, Oakland County Executive Office Building, Waterford MI
2013 Michigan Annual XL, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI (Juror: Yao-Fen You, Associate Curator of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, DIA, Detroit, MI)
2013 “Monstrous” Exhibition - Group Show, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI. 
2013 Solo Exhibition, Lido Gallery, Birmingham, MI
2012 Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI (Juor: Mi-Kyoung Leer, The University of the Arts)
2012 51st Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, Midland, MI – (Juror: Robert Schefman, Artist) 2012 Michigan Annual XXXVII, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI (Juror: Andrea Eis) 
2011 Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI. (Juror: John Ross Palmer, Artist) 
2011 ArtPrize, Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI.
2010 Annual All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI (Juror: Mark Nielson, University of Michigan)
2010 Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI (Juror: Sondra Freckleton, Artist)
2009 Annual Art Execution, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI
2009 Annual State of the Arts Exhibition, Saginaw Township, MI (Juror: Les Reker, Executive Director, Saginaw Art Museum)
2009 Michigan Annual XXXV, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI (Juror: Jef Bourgeau, Director, Museum of New Art)
2009 48th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, Midland, MI (Juror: Bernice Steinbaum)
2008 Annual Art Execution, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI
2008 Annual All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI (Juror: Vincent Castagnacci, University of Michigan
2007 Annual Art Execution, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI
2007 Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI (Jurors: Gerry Craig, Rebecca Hart, Janet Teunis, Susan VanArendonk)  
2006 46th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art, Midland, MI (Juror: Patte Loper, Artist)
2006 SAAC Juried Art Show, South Arkansas Arts Center- El Dorado, Arkansas  
2006 Juried Art Exhibit, Berkeley Art Center- Denver, Colorado   
2006 Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI (Juror: Jerry Berger, Artist)

Commissions and Collections
2016 Royal Oak Night, oil on canvas, Office of Jim Ellison, State Rep., Michigan State House of Representatives, Lansing, MI
2015 Full Moon Circus, large-scale painting (4 x 15 ft.), oil on canvas, HopCat Restaurant, Ann Arbor, MI
2008 Twelve Hearts, acrylic on canvas (4 x 5 ft.), Cancer Center, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI
2006 21 Paintings, various sizes, acrylic on canvas, Catch 22 Restaurant, Port Huron, MI

Publications
Jeremy D. Bonifiglo, “Douglas La Ferle takes top prize in annual MAAC show ”, The Herald Palladium, June 15, 2017, "Studio Artists, Members take over Box”, The Herald Palladium, Dec. 8, 2016,  “Krasl to feature never-before-shown works”, The Herald Palladium, Sept. 17, 2015
Cory Morse, “ArtPrize 2014 Top Photos”, MLive.com, Sept. 24, 2014
Ray Skowronek, “Michigan Annual XL Photo”, Macomb Daily, Feb. 2013
Gerry Boylan, “Royal Oak Artist Doug La Ferle Opens a ‘Cabinet of Wonders’”, Royal Oak Patch, Oct. 26, 2012 
Joseph Becherer, “ArtPrize exhibition center review: Collection at Grand Rapids Public Museum is earnestly and honestly eclectic”, The Grand Rapids Press, Sept. 27, 2011