International Guild of Realism
Masterworks Museum Tour from The International Guild of Realism

Tour Produced by David J. Wagner, LLC

R.W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport, LA

Tour Itinerary
May 19, 2015 - July 26, 2015
The R.W. Norton Art Gallery  |  Shreveport, LA
September 1 - October 31, 2015
Appleton Museum of Art  |  Ocala, FL
February 6 - June 11, 2016
Albany Museum of Art  |  Albany, GA
Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala, FL


Masterworks Museum Tour Update

The IGOR Masterworks Museum Tour opened at the prestigious R.W. Norton Gallery in Shreveport Louisiana a few months ago. The quality of the exhibition is amazing and overall it's been very successful in terms of attendance and interest.

View photos of the exhibition at the R.W. Norton Gallery

The museum tour will soon travel to the second venue at the prestigious Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala, Florida. The dates of this exhibition are September 1 thru October 31, 2015.

Please click on the below link to read an excellent article recently published online by On View Magazine regarding our upcoming Museum Tour venue at the Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala, FL.

"Masterworks from the International Guild of Realism at the Appleton Museum of Art"

Read the story on page 34  |  Cover Image

Congratulations to IGOR member Cees Penning for gaining the coveted cover page.

Masterworks from The International Guild of Realism
This is a new initiative intended to recognize and showcase achievement in realism in the form of a traveling museum exhibition. The exhibition consists of 72 artworks selected by a jury-of-peers. The mission of the International Guild of Realism is to advance realism in fine art and to promote the careers of the representational artists it represents. Among the goals of The Guild are to recognize the best realists working today, and to share their work with the public. Masterworks from The International Guild of Realism is comprised of a range of high quality artwork, extending from the ultra-contemporary to timeless traditional realism.

Online Masterworks Exhibition Catalogue


Exhibiting IGOR Artists

Lee Alban, Havre de Grace, MD
Jorge Alberto, Baltimore, MD
Nancy Andresen, Avon, CO
Janice Anthony, Jackson, ME
Christian Barthelemy, Scotland, UK
Glenn Beasley, Sherwood, AR
Linda Besse, Mead, WA
R. Geoffrey Blackburn, Salt Lake, UT
Ginger Bowen, Phoenix, AZ
David Michael Bowers, Eighty Four, PA
Hebe Brooks, Houston, TX
Sheila Cantrell, Batesville, AR
Pamela Carroll, Carmel, CA
Daniel Mark Cassity, Hot Springs, AR
Marsha Chandler, Douglasville, GA
Donald Clapper, Cave Creek, AZ
Barbara Clements, Phoenix, AZ
Ed Copley, San Tan Valley, AZ
Lyn Diefenbach, Australia
John Philbin Dolan, Santa Fe, NM
Evelyn Dunphy, West Bath, ME
Camille Engel, Nashville, TN
George A. Gonzalez, Seabrook, TX
Allan Gorman, West Orange, NJ
Deanna Grimes, Eugene, OR
Paula Henchell, Canada
K. Henderson, Weed, NM
Albino Hinojosa, Ruston, LA
Joan Essex Johnson, Annapolis, MD
Jane Jones, Arvada, CO
Steven Jones, Lake Forest, IL
Grace Kim, Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Lorena Kloosterboer, Belgium
Anne-Marie Kornachuk, Canada
Sharon Guyton Lalik, Hanover, VA
Jette van der Lende, Norway
Patsy Lindamood, Huntsville, TX
Tatiana McWethy, Sonoma, CA
Terry Miller, Takoma Park, MD
Priscilla Nelson, Scottsdale, AZ
Daphne Wynne Nixon, Carmel, CA
Sivananda Nyayapathi, Suwanee, GA
Vala Ola, Cave Creek, AZ
Arleta Pech, Arvada, CO
Cees Penning, Sunny Isles Beach, FL
Anne Peyton, Phoenix, AZ
Colin Poole, Santa Fe, NM
Michael Robert Prezioso, Medina, NY
Cher Pruys, International Falls, MN
Scott Royston, Baltimore, MD
Len Rusin, North Tonawanda, NY
Laurence Saunois, France
Ken Scaglia, Weston, CT
Gerald Schwartz, Goodyear, AZ
Beth Sistrunk, Naples, FL
Atle Skudal, Norway
Craig Srebnik, Lake Oswego, OR
Ardith Starostka, Columbus, NE
Jan Stommes, Owen, WI
Peter Swift, Olney, MD
S. Mark Thompson, Golden, CO
Josh Tiessen, Canada
Laurie Tietjen, Ozark, MO
Elizabeth Weiss, New Orleans, LA
William C. Wright, Stevenson, MD
Karen Yee, El Segundo, CA
William Michael Yenkevich, Hazleton, PA


The International Guild of Realism and David J. Wagner, LLC Dedicate
to Lewis Norton for supporting Realism in Art and Art Education.


For further information about the tour, please contact:
David J. Wagner, LLC
(414) 221-6878  |
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American Alliance of Museums
International Council of Museum

About David J. Wagner, LLC
David J. Wagner, Ph.D. is President and Chief Curator/Tour Director of a limited liability corporation located in the state of Wisconsin, established for the principle purpose of producing and managing museum exhibitions and traveling exhibits throughout North America. David Wagner is also a prominent arts administrator, curator, lecturer, teacher, and author, with over twenty years of diversified senior-level experience in a range of art, higher education, museum environments, organizations and projects. He possesses a extensive track record of innovative strategies in art administration, as well as with achievements in curation, teaching, research, and management. He earned his Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Minnesota, where he wrote an award-winning dissertation on art prints. He earned his M.A. in Arts Administration from the Graduate School of Business at Indiana University; and a Bachelors degree in Music and Art History from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Wagner possess a high-level of awareness of professional museum practices and standards, and has been a driving force behind numerous collaborations and partnerships.

In 1998, David Wagner created a limited liability corporation in the state of Wisconsin, for the principle purpose of producing and managing museum exhibitions and traveling exhibits throughout North America. It has since produced traveling exhibitions of artwork in collaboration with The Susan K. Black Foundation, The American Academy of Equine Art, and The Society of Animal Artists, among others. David J. Wagner, L.L.C. has produced and toured numerous other exhibitions under its own auspices, including American Still Lifes, America's Parks, The Art of Robert Bateman, Art of the Dive / Portraits of the Deep, Art of the Rainforest, Biodiversity in the Art of Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen, LeRoy Neiman: A Retrospective, Masters of American Photography, Paws and Reflect: Art of Canines, the sequel to Feline Fine: Art of Cats, Scratchboards of John Agnew, The Sea of Cortez, Kent Ullberg: A Retrospective, American Wildlife Art (based on the book of the same title); Environmental Impact; and more. A Member of The American Alliance of Museums and the International Council of Museums, David J. Wagner was the recipient of the Susan K. Black Foundation, 2010 Black-Parkman Award for Art Industry Leadership.

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