Morton E Solberg
MORTEN E SOLBERG ARTIST
Wildlife Art

Morten E. Solberg is acknowledged as a Master Artist. He is versatile in all mediums. He paints in oil, acrylic and watercolor and his techniques range from photo-realism to total abstraction. Mort has spent over 50 Years of pursuing his. Before moving West in 1968, Mort attended The Cleveland Institute Of Art nights, studying painting and design. He shed his commercial ties and concentrated on fine art and has been painting full time since 1970. After moving to Southern California’s Orange County in 1968, he firmly established himself in the art world with memberships in the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, the Society of Animal Artists, Wildlife Artists of the World, Knickerbocker Artists and the Society of Master Impressionists, as a lifetime Master member. A signature member the American Society Of Marine Artists numerous magazines, and he has been featured in American Artist, Wildlife Art News, Art West, Watercolor, Sports Afield, Sporting Classic, Wildlife Art Journal, Southwest Art and Orange County Illustrated.  

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Above the Rest
Above the Rest
Alert
Alert
Alone Time
Alone Time
Bad Water Bear
Bad Water Bear
Challenge of the Wind
Challenge of the Wind
Dark Waters
Dark Waters
Deceptive Calm
Deceptive Calm
Gentle Waters
Gentle Waters
Golden Autumn
Golden Autumn
Heading for the High Country
Heading for the High Country
High Country Elk
High Country Elk
Innocent
Innocent
Into the Wind - Sketch
Into the Wind - Sketch
Journey to the Wintering Grounds
Journey to the Wintering Grounds
Moose at First Morning Light
Moose at First Morning Light
Morning Flight
Morning Flight
Morning Roundup
Morning Roundup
Nomad of the Ice
Nomad of the Ice
Woodland Stream
Woodland Stream

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In 1986, American Artist chose Mort as their “Artist of the Year”. His accomplishments have earned him listings in Who’s Who International Biographies, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Art, and Who’s Who in the West. In 1993, Mort was elected to U. S. Art Magazines “Artist Hall of Fame”. In 2001 Wildlife Art Magazine established Mort as a “Master Artist. Just recently Mort took a “Medal Of Excellence” in the Art For Conservation International Exhibition in Canada. culture hold a special allure for Mort, perhaps because his great grandmother was Native American. Norwegian whalers & explorers are among his ancestors. 

Wildlife, romantic women with parasols, flowers, fisherman, sporting and nature have provided him with endless design opportunities. Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor, the Society of Animal Artists and the Arts For The Parks Grand Prize of $25,000 & Gold Medal. His work is represented in many collections including the Smithsonian Institution with photos of his work, , National Academy of Design, The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum Of Art, The Dunnegan Museum Of Art, The National World Museum Of Environmental Art, American Artist Magazine, Wildlife Art Magazine, National Parks Academy For The Arts, The Wildlife Experience and many private and public collections. The Society Of Animal Artists Established Mort as a “Signature Master Artist” after taking 6 Medals of Excellance since 1979. 

He has taken the Bob Kuhn Award in the Western Visions Invitational Exhibition at the National Wildlife Museum In Jackson Hole, WY. In 2006 Mort was appointed to the Board of the Susan K. Black Foundation in Houston, TX and this past year presented with a lifetime acheivment award. Mort and his wife, Terri, have three adult daughters: Brandalyn, Monet and Tauna. Mort has three adult sons. Mort Jr., Eric, and Scott Mort and Terri and Tauna their youngest daughter moved to Bluffton, SC in December of 2015 Awards and inclusions in prestigious collections followed. His paintings have graced the covers of Mort’s interests are many and varied and they are often reflected in his art. American Indian history and Mort’s work has taken top awards in many of the exhibitions he has entered.