Photo of Greg Lipelt

GREG LIPELT has aspired to a career in art ever since deciding to become one at the age of 7. After being named outstanding art student in the class of '66 at Owatonna High School he served as an artist in Vietnam. He then attended the School of Associated Arts in St. Paul (now the College of Visual Arts) for 2 years and later earned a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. He has made his living in commercial art and teaching for 35 years and has been pursuing his passion, painting for 20 years, working primarily in watercolor and oil with an occasional acrylic and or pastel. He is a signature member of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America.

Artist's Statement
"Although I have won my share of awards, I am relatively unknown, and you cannot find my work in collections all over the world. I take my painting very seriously though, and I'd like to thank you for overlooking my relative obscurity and taking this moment to check it out."