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  NEIL ANDERSSON
Biographical Information
Born: Tacoma, WA 1944
Education:  
1987 MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1985 BFA, University of Washington
1970 BA, University of Puget Sound
Selected Exhibitions:  
2010 Jeffrey Moose Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009 Sandpiper Gallery, Tacoma WA
2008 Jeffrey Moose Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006 Jeffrey Moose Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002 “Northwest landscapes,” Sandpiper Gallery, Tacoma, WA
1999 “Landscapes – Sky and Water,” Amelia Douglas Gallery, New Westminster, B.C.
1994 Jay County Arts Council, Portland, Indiana
1992 Stage Door Gallery, Tacoma Little Theater
1989 William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
Group Exhibitions:  
2010 American Art Company
2005-2009 Lakewood Arts and Crafts Association Annual Exhibition
2006 "Three Artists" exhibition, Roosevelt Hotel Gallery, Seattle, WA
1996 "From Parlor Boarding House and Atelier: Swedish-American Art in Pierce County - A Retrospective, 1886-1996," Pacific Lutheran University
1995 "The Land," Tacoma Art Museum
1993 Keyes-Minas Gallery, Tacoma, WA
1993 "Blue Paintings," Gallery Kulturhass, Tacoma, WA
Honors:  
1991 Outstanding Alumnus, Art Department, University of Puget Sound
1970 Departmental Honors, University of Puget Sound
Teaching Positions:  
1994-2001 Art and music, the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Chief Leschi School
1988-1997 Art, Continuing Education, Pierce College
1990 Art Department, University of Puget Sound
1987-1989 Art, Continuing Education, Tacoma Community College
1987 TA, Landscape Painting, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Guest Lecturer:  
1989 Art Department, University of Puget Sound
Other Activities:  
1989-1992 Commissioner, Tacoma Arts Commission
1991-1992 Committee member, Cultural Development Plan for Pierce County, Pierce County Arts Commission
1993-2005 Recording artist, Pearl Django
Selected Bibliography:  
  Masters of Jazz Guitar, Charles Alexander, “The Legacy of Django,” p. 160, Outline Press Ltd., London 1999
  Encyclopedia of Northwest Music, James Bush, pp. 20, 164, Sasquach Books
  Hot Club News, “Portrait: Pearl Django,” fall 1999, Augsberg, Germany
  Guitar Player Magazine, “Gypsy Soul,” April 1999
  Acoustic Guitar, “Universal Swing,” May 1898
  Just Jazz Guitar, “Meet Pearl Django” August 1996