Keith Gunderson has won numerous prestigious awards, including Best In Show at the Hudson Valley Plein Air Festival in both 2018 and 2017, Reginald Marsh Merit Scholarship Award at the Art Students League of NY, and Best in Show in the “Frank Mason and his Legacy Exhibition” at the Bryan Gallery in Cambridge, Vermont. He also was awarded the Best In Show at the Hudson Valley Art Association’s Exhibition at the Jasper Cropsey Museum in 1998 as well as numerous awards while participating in annual exhibitions sponsored by the Audubon Artists Association, and Hudson Valley Art Association. In 2016 he was selected as one of 22 artists to exhibit in the Art Students League of New York Centennial Exhibition.
For close to ten years Keith Gunderson has taught popular studio classes and workshops at the Woodstock School of Art in Woodstock, NY. Since April 2020, he has taught a rigorous online figure drawing class via Zoom, “The Expressive Figure” which continues to this day. In 2019 and 2020, he created and taught "Drawing for Communication" on-site as well as the online class via Webex, “Studio Techniques” for New York State DOCCS correctional facilities for both the Napanoch and Adirondack locations.
Keith Gunderson is a current and past member of the Salmagundi Club, Hudson Valley Art Association, Audubon Artists, and the Oil Painters of America. Exhibited widely, his drawings and paintings are in numerous private and corporate collections. Keith Gunderson studied under the renowned painters Frank Mason, David Leffel, and Richard Schmid. He studied figure drawing with such esteemed masters as Gustav Rehberger, George Sotos, and Harry Carmean. Keith’s work has been featured in international publications and media.
Swimming at Hannacroix - Oil on linen, 12 x 12 - $1,200
Hannacroix Falls - Oil on linen, 25 x 25 - $3,000