LPAPA Signature Artist Member Dan Mondloch
Cold Spring, Minnesota
Dan Mondloch is a third-generation painter of landscapes in watercolor, following in the footsteps of his parents and great grandfather. In his hometown of St. Cloud, he graduated from SCSU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting and Drawing in 2007.
He operates a studio in his home, where he balances his professional life between studio art, commission work, murals, and teaching. He became a rostered teaching artist for the Central MN Arts Board in 2012. He teaches studio and plein air workshops, K-12 Artist Residencies, and beginner classes at the Paramount Visual Arts Center in St. Cloud. In 2013 he was awarded a McKnight Emerging Artists Award from the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB), and a Career Development grant from them in 2012 & 2014. Dan was also awarded a prestigious Artist’s Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts board in 2013.
1st Place Award – 4th Annual Waterworks – July 2020
OutdoorPainter Award – 21st Laguna Plein Air Invitational – October 2019
American Art Collector Award – 21st Laguna Plein Air Invitational – October 2019
1st Place Award – 3rd Annual Waterworks Juried Art Show – May 2019
The Architectural Award – 20th Laguna Plein Air Invitational – October 2018
Best in Show Plein Air Watercolor – 2nd Annual Waterworks – May 2018