Catalog of original artworks donated by Carl Oltvedt for new endowed student award

Professor Carl Oltvedt will be retiring this spring.  He has taught drawing, illustration, and painting courses at MSUM for 32 years.  A Juried Student Award Endowment has been created in his name to honor his excellence in teaching and his years of commitment to his students.  In turn, he has generously donated 14 artworks for a silent auction to raise funds for this endowment.

The majority of these works are shown below.  The works themselves are on display in the Center for the Arts near the School of Visual Arts Office (CA 161).  They will also be on display at the retirement reception for Carl Oltvedt on Wednesday, April 29, in the Great White Hall, 3-5 pm.

Bids will be taken April 30 – May 6.  Bids may be placed in CA 161 (8 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday) or by phone or email (218.477.2151/


Daydream, lithograph, 16″ x 21 1/2.” Value: $200. Starting bid: $75.


March Thaw, lithograph, 10″ x 12.5.” Value: $200. Starting bid: $75.


Red River II, graphite, 9 3/4″ x 14 3/8.” Value: $200. Starting bid $75.


Cedar Tree Study, color pencil, 10″ x 7.” Value: $200. Starting bid: $50.


River Reflection, watercolor, 5 1/2″ x 6.” Value: $150. Starting bid: $50.


Anxiety, pastel, 11″ x 8.5.” Value $150. Starting bid: $50.


Qually Farm Study, color pencil, 8 1/4″ x 12.” Value: $90. Starting bid: $50.


Studio Still Life, charcoal, 11″ x 8.5.” Value: $200. Starting bid: $75.


Studio Still Life II, charcoal, pastel, color pencil, 11″ x 8.5.” Value $200. Starting bid: $75.


Kruse Family Farm, color pencil. Value: $90. Starting bid: $50.


Spring, graphite, 6 1/2″ x 9 7/8.” Value: $100. Starting bid: $50.


Tulips and Grape Hyacinths, watercolor, 22 1/4″ x 15 1/8.” Value: $800. Starting bid: $200.




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