Professional Profile

OUTRAGEOUS RED STUDIO GALLERY AT GRAYHAWK

7950 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
480-778-0878, fax 480-778-0570

Shirley R. Klein Kleppe, Outrageous Red
Outrageous Red, L.L.C.

B. Sedalia, Missouri
BS in Education, Fine Arts and Biology,
Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri
Graduate Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
SIGNATURE MEMBERSHIPS
National Watercolor Society
Watercolor West
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society
Kentucky Watercolor Society
Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Arizona
Western Colorado Watercolor Society
Arizona Watercolor Association, Honors Chairman

MEMBERSHIPS, REGIONAL
Arizona Artists Guild, Juried Member

PUBLICATIONS
THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE, May, 1993
Authored, “The Watercolorist’s Toolkit”

WATERCOLOR MAGIC, Spring, 1995
Authored, “The Watercolorist’s Toolkit”

WHO’S WHO IN THE WEST, 26th Edition, 1998-1999
WHO’S WHO IN THE WEST, 27th Edition, 2000-2001
WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD, 16th Edition, 1999-2000
WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD, 21st Edition, 2004
WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD, 22nd Edition, 2005
WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD, 23rd Edition, 2006
WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD, 24TH Edition, 2007
WHO’S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN, 21st Edition, 1999-2000
WHO’S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN, 23RD Edition, 2002-2003
WHO’S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN, 25TH Edition, 2006-2007
WHO’S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN, 26TH Edition, 2007-2008
WHO’S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN, 27TH Edition, 2008-2009
WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA, 54th Edition, 2000
WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA, 55TH Edition, 2001
WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA, 56th Edition, 2002
WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA, 57th Edition, 2003
WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA, 58th Edition, 2004
WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA, 61ST Edition, 2007
WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA, 62nd Edition, 2008
WHO’S WHO IN FINANCE AND INDUSTRY, 34th Edition, 2004-2005

City of Phoenix Art Commission
2006-2008 7th Avenue Art Panels, Series Three, 7th Avenue and Glenrosa, featured artist with watercolor of Chester’s Garage.

BACKGROUND
Art Teacher: Benton County R#1 School District, Cole Camp, Missouri, K-12, yearbook
sponsor, photography; Turner Unified School District, Turner, Kansas, grades 8-9, yearbook
sponsor, photography club. Graphic Designer: Menorah Medical Center, Kansas City,
Missouri; Freelance Designer/Illustrator: Kansas City, Missouri; Advertising Director:
G Gorges Wholesale Meats, Inc., Harlingen, Texas; Art Instructor: City of Phoenix, Arizona;
Owner: Arizona Restaurant Systems, Inc., Sonic Drive-In Franchisee, Arizona
President: Outrageous Red, LLC., and Outrageous Red Studio Gallery at Grayhawk, Scottsdale, AZ
Private classes and workshops, over 35 years of teaching experience.

SELECTED NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITIONS
National Watercolor Society Exhibitions
Kentucky Watercolor Society Aqueous Exhibitions
Watercolor West Annual Exhibitions
San Diego Watercolor Society International Exhibitions
National Watercolor Oklahoma Exhibitions
National Arts Club Open Exhibition
Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibitions
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society Exhibitions
Panama City Art Association Annual Transparent Watercolor Exhibitions
Salmagundi Club Annual Art Exhibitions for Non-Members
Allied Artists of America Annual Exhibitions
The Butler Institute of American Art National Exhibition
Academic Artists Association Annual National Exhibitions
Watercolor U.S.A. Exhibitions
Arizona Aqueous National Exhibitions
Mid-West Watercolor Society Annual National Exhibitions
Annual Exhibition of the Catherine L. Wolfe Art Club
Knickerbocker Artists New York Annual National Open Exhibition
Western Colorado Watercolor Society’s Annual National Exhibitions
Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition
Watercolor Art Society-Houston Exhibition
Women Artists of the West Exhibition
Contemporary Realism National Juried Exhibitions

SELECTED NATIONAL AWARDS
1986 “The National Arts Club 87th Open Exhibition,” NYC, N.Y.,
THE JOHN ELLIOTT AWARD.
1990 “The 13th Annual Non-Member Salmagundi Art Exhibition,” NYC, N.Y.,
THE THOMAS MORAN AWARD FOR A WATERCOLOR, their top award
for watercolor.
1990 “The 15th Annual Exhibition of the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies,”
El Cajon, California, BEST OF SHOW.
1991 “The 95th Annual Exhibition of the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club,”
NYC, N.Y., THE CYNTHIA GOODGAL AWARD.
1992 “The Western Colorado Watercolor Society Annual National Exhibition,”
Grand Junction, Colorado, THE PAST PRESIDENT’S AWARD.
1994 ‘The Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition,” Golden, Colorado,
THIRD PLACE AWARD-THE COLORADO WATERMEDIA AWARD.
1995 “The Kentucky Watercolor Society 18th Annual National Exhibition,”
Louisville, Kentucky, THE NATIONAL CITY BANK AWARD,
The top award for watercolor.
1996 “The 19th Annual Non-Member Salmagundi Art Exhibition,” NYC, N.Y CERTICATE OF MERIT.
1997 “The National Watercolor Society Member and Signature Show,” Downey, CA.,
SECOND PLACE AWARD.1997
1997 “Western Colorado Watercolor Society 7th Annual National Exhibition,”
Grand Junction, Colorado, THE PAST PRESIDENT’S AWARD.
2007 “16th Annual National Juried Photography Show,” Louisville, Colorado,
2nd in Category of Black and White, People and Animals.

Sports
Snow skiing, scuba diving-advanced, Nitrox PADI, tennis.

Sports Car Club of America
Arizona region, regional competition license 2004-10, 1985 Spec 944 Porsche, car 29.

Bondurant School of Racing-4 day Grand Prix Road Racing. 2 day Advanced Road Racing, 1 day one-on–one Special Advanced Road Racing.

Danny McKeever, Willow Springs, advanced road racing.

NASA and Pro Auto Sports.

Trademarks
Arizona registered trademark, ‘Outrageous Red,’ 2006.
National registered trademark, ‘Lense On!’ 2008
National registered logo, ‘Lense On!’ 2010

Patents
Patent Pending on ‘Lense On!’ a camera platform with a bag attached to stabilize a camera and lense. The platform attaches to the mount on a monopod or tripod.

Hobbies
Raising hybrid iris, gardening, cooking.

Traveling
Europe, Asia, South America, 9 trips to Africa-Kenya, South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda. Professional wild life photography.

Main business
Arizona Restaurant Systems, Sonic Burger Franchisee for 24 years. Married to Steve Kleppe for over 40 years!

7950 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
www.outrageousred.com
info@nulloutrageousred.com