Virginia Folkestad... Sculptor

Awards

2014  Merit Scholarship, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, Colorado

2008  3 year Artist-in-Residence, RedLine, Denver, Colorado

2007  Best of Show, Rhonda Schaller Gallery, New York (Chelsea) NY

2005  Steven Heater Merit Scholarship, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, Colorado

2003  Artist Fellowship in Visual Arts, Colorado Council on the Arts

2003  Artist Grant, U.S. Embassy, Bratislava, Slovakia

2003  Artist Grant, U.S. Steel, Kosice, Slovakia

2002  Aritst's Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Residency, Johnson, Vermont

2000  Residency, Dorland Mountain Art Colony, Temecula, California

1999  Best Gallery Show- Solo, Best of Denver 1999, Westword

1998  Living Treasures of Colorado, featuring Virginia Folkestad, award winning     artist video produced by ART ON TV

1997 Artist Fellowship in Visual Arts, Colorado Council on the Arts

1996  Sam Maloof Woodworking Merit Scholarship Anderson Ranch, Snowmasss, Colorado  

1996  Best Installation Show, Best of Denver 1996, Westword

1996  Jurors Award: Postcards II, Dearing Galleries, Taos, New Mexico

1994-95  Rocky Mountain Women's Institute Associateship and Grant

1994  Student's Choice Award, 17th Annual Jurored Art Exhibition Salina, Kansas