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Exhibitions, etc.

2020

“Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale.” National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog. June, 2020. Prix de West Seminar: “Rarified Atmospheres: George Carlson and Steve Kestrel––In Conversation with Randal M. Dutra”. Live interviews on stage covering the careers of two Master artists.


2019

“Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale.” National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog. June, 2019. Participated in Wildlife/Animal Art Seminar, Moderated by Walter Matia. Panelists: Greg Beecham, Randal Dutra, Tim Shinabarger and Tucker Smith.

“Western Visions” Invitational. National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. September, 2019.

“We Know Jack” - Podcast Interviews with crew members of “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, March 23, 2019, San Rafael, by Todd Lookinland and Kat Alioshin. Dutra reflects as a Key Sculptor on the production.


2018

“Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale.” National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog. June, 2018. Randal M. Dutra Moderator/Interviewer: "Immigrant Artists”. Panelists: Francois Koch, Mian Situ and Kent Ullberg.

“Western Visions” Invitational. National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. September, 2018.

“Jurassic Park: An Oral History of the Dinosaur Input Device or: How to survive the near death of stop-motion”. JP Senior Animator Randal M. Dutra reflects on his contributions animating the Dinosaur Input Device (DID) during production, by Ian Failes. Illustrated with behind-the-scene-photos. VFXblog.com online blog, May, 2018.

 

“The Nightmare Before Christmas” 25-year Reunion, October 20, 2018.
Visual Effects Society at Skywalker Ranch. One of six panelists chosen for on stage memories of production.
 

2017
 

“Western Visions Invitational Annual Art Show and Sale”, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Celebrating the show’s 30th anniversary with an exhibition of artists in the permanent collection. Illustrated in color catalog. September, 2017.

 

“Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale.” National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog. June, 2017.

One-Man Exhibition of Paintings, Balletto Winery and Vineyards, Santa Rosa.  July 19-September 20, 2017.

 

“Robocop Turns 30: A Conversation with Randal Dutra,” a Q and A highlighting Dutra’s contributions as a Lead Animator of ED-209, by Ian Failes. Illustrated with behind-the-scenes photos. VFXblog.com online blog, July 17th, 2017.

 

The “Star Wars” 40th Reunion. A private gathering of folks who were “credited”’ participating crewmembers of the original Trilogy: “Star Wars” 1977, “Empire” 1980 and “Jedi” 1983. May 27th, 2017, San Rafael, California, at Industrial Light + Magic’s original location.

 

“The Lost World Turns 20: Animation Director Randal M. Dutra Reflects on the Early Days of the Digital Age”, a Q and A covering Dutra’s contributions as Senior Animator on “Jurassic Park” and as Animation Director on “Jurassic Park II: The Lost World”, its 20th Anniversary, by Ian Failes. Illustrated with behind-the-scenes photos. VFXblog.com online blog, May 23, 2017.

 

“The FX of Robocop II: Machine Parts”. Interviewed for Shout!Factory’s documentary on the “making of”. Accompanies 30th anniversary of the movie and its re-release on Blu-Ray, March, 21, 2017.

2016
 

“The Jurassic Park of Randal M. Dutra—Creating the Fantastic”, by M. J. van Deventer. ion Oklahoma magazine, printed and online edition. Illustrated with photos. March, 2016.

 

“Jurassic Park’s VFX Legacy Still casts a Shadow”, by Nathan Mattise. Arstechnica.com an online magazine/blog. Illustrated with behind-the-scene

photos, posted June 14, 2016.

“Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale.” National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog. June, 2016.

Presentation of Fine Arts, Cinema and Animation to University of California Berkeley Grad Students and Faculty of Paleontology and Zoology. By invitation of Kevin Padian, Professor and Curator, UC Department of Integrative Biology and Museum of Paleontology. September 6, 2016.

Panelist for reviewing and critiquing San Jose State University Bachelor of Fine Arts Undergraduate “Thesis” film and gaming projects. By invitation of Professor John Clapp and SJSU Animation/Illustration Faculty. September 23, 2016.

2015

“Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale.” National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog. June, 2015.

San Francisco Academy of Art Annual Spring Student Show. Sculpture Judge.  May 13, 2015.

2014

“Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale.” National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog. June, 2014.

San Francisco Academy of Art Annual Spring Student Show. Sculpture Judge.  May 13, 2014.

Trips to the California Sierra and Eastern States for Fall Colors. October, 2014.

2013
 

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog.

20th Anniversary of "Jurassic Park": A Reunion of the Key Creatives hosted by the Visual Effects Society. April 28, 2013, at Industrial Light and Magic (ILM), San Francisco, California. A screening of the newly released 3-D conversion followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the audience. Panel members: Dennis Muren, Steve Williams, Randal Dutra, Phil Tippett, and Stefen Fangmeier.

"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

Trip to Italy, August 6-August 28.

Animal Sculpting Workshop, Oakland Zoo, Oakland, California. April 1, 2013. San Jose State University art students sculpting African Elephants from life. Twelve top students were screened and chosen by SJSU Art Instructor John Clapp.

"The Digital Artists of Jurassic Park - 20 Year Anniversary", November 12, 2013. Presentation for LA ACM SIGGRAPH and VES members at Barnsdall Art Park: Gallery Theater
in Los Angeles, California. Power Points and film clips presentation and Q & A with audience. Panel of Artists: Steve Williams, Randal Dutra, Mark Dippe and Stefen Fangmeier.

2012

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

"My Life in Art".  April 19th. Live presentation with Powerpoint given at the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, GA. Q and A with audience.

Videotaped "Oral Biography" with Director Seth Hopkins of the Booth Western Art Museum, April 19th.  2:00:00.

"The Making of Jurassic Park".  April 21st.  Live presentation with Powerpoint and film clips given at the Tellus Museum of Science in Cartersville, GA. Q and A with audience.

"Fall Show", InSight Gallery, Fredericksburg, Texas.

2011

 

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog.

"An Evening of Conversation with Randal Dutra and Interviewer Jan Wahl: Fine Art and Visual Effects in Cinema". October 8th at the Castro Valley Fine Arts Theater, CA. A live two-hour presentation on stage accompanied by Powerpoint and film clips. First half covered Dutra's artistic development and Fine Art studies. Second half concentrated solely on his cinematic/film career in the Special Visual Effects Business.

2010

 

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog.

2009

 

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog.

Invited to participate as a member of a four-artist Panel Seminar. Immediately following Prix de West weekend, Dutra gave an exclusive four-day workshop, "ANIMAL PAINTING AND SCULPTING", in which artists of both disciplines worked side-by-side.

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. "Miniatures and More 2008." Invitational. Illustrated in color catalog.

"Small Works, Great Wonders Invitational and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

2008

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog.

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. "Miniatures and More 2008." Invitational. Illustrated in color catalog.

"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

"Small Works, Great Wonders Invitational and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

2007

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog.

Invited as a speaker at Prix de West to present a PowerPoint seminar titled: "ROBERT LOUGHEED AND CLARENCE TILLENIUS: Working from Life with the Masters and the Okanagan Game Farm Experience".

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. "Miniatures and More 2007." Invitational. Illustrated in color catalog.

"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

"Small Works, Great Wonders Invitational and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

2006

78th Academy Awards Presentation at the Kodak Theater, Los Angeles, California. Governor's Ball - by invitation only. Academy Award Nominee for Best Achievement in Visual Effects 2005, "War of the Worlds".

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog.

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. "Miniatures and More 2006." Invitational. Illustrated in color catalog.

"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

"Small Works, Great Wonders Invitational and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

"Scottsdale Artists School" 11th Annual Beau Arts Bash. Arizona.

2005

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog.

Audio "Oral Biography" with Chuck Rand for the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum's "A. Keith Brodkin Contemporary Artists Project".  June 10th. 1:04:00

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. "Miniatures and More 2005." Invitational.

"American Birds: A Flight Through Time", The Wildlife Experience Museum, Denver, Colorado. Jan. 15-April 10.

"Scottsdale Artists School" 10th Annual Beau Arts Bash. Arizona.

2004

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog.

California Art Club, "94th Gold Medal Juried Exhibition", Pasadena Museum of California Art, California. Illustrated in color catalog.

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. "Western Visions 2004." Invitational.

"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. And subsequent National Traveling Exhibition. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

Texas Art Gallery, May and November shows, Dallas, Texas.

"Scottsdale Artists School" 9th Annual Beau Arts Bash. Arizona.

2003

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog.

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. "Western Visions 2003." Invitational.

Texas Art Gallery, May and November shows, Dallas, Texas.

Ponderosa Art Gallery, Hamilton, Montana." 20th Annual Fall Classics Show." Invitational.

"Scottsdale Artists School" 8th Annual Beau Arts Bash. Arizona.

2002

"Prix de West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Illustrated in color catalog.

"Masters of the American West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, California. Illustrated in color catalog.

J.N. Bartfield Galleries. "Nature's Legacy: Wildlife and Wild Country", Invitational. Illustrated in color catalog. New York, New York.

"Feline Fine: Art of Cats." Traveling exhibition to five museums, Oct. 12, 2002-Dec. 15, 2003. Dutra is represented by both his bronzes and paintings.

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. "Western Visions 2002." Invitational.

"Art and the Animal", SAA, The Wildlife Experience Museum, Denver, Colorado. Juried. Illustrated in color catalog. Selected for subsequent National Tour.

Texas Art Gallery, May and November shows, Dallas, Texas.

Ponderosa Art Gallery, Hamilton, Montana." 19th Annual Fall Classics Show." Invitational.

"Scottsdale Artists School" 7th Annual Beau Arts Bash. Arizona.

2001

"Masters of the American West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, California. Illustrated in color catalog.

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. "Western Visions 2001." Invitational.

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma." American Art in Miniature". Invitational.

Ponderosa Art Gallery, Hamilton, Montana. "18th Annual Fall Classics Show." Invitational.

Texas Art Gallery, May and November shows, Dallas, Texas.

"Scottsdale Artists School" 6th Annual Beau Arts Bash. Arizona.

2000

"Masters of the American West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, California. Illustrated in color catalog.

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. "Western Visions 2000." Invitational.

"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. And subsequent National Traveling Exhibition. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma. "American Art in Miniature." Invitational.

Ponderosa Art Gallery, Hamilton, Montana. "17th Annual Fall Classics Show." Invitational.

Settlers West February Invitational. Tucson, Arizona.

Texas Art Gallery May Auction and Pre-Sale, Dallas, Texas.

"Animal Art in the Park 2000." Algonquin Gallery, Ontario, Canada. Invitational.

"Scottsdale Artists School" 5th Annual Beau Arts Bash. Arizona.

1999

"Masters of the American West Invitational Fine Art Exhibition and Sale." Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, California. Illustrated in color catalog.

Settlers West, "The Great American West" Invitational. Tucson, Arizona. Illustrated in color catalog.

Texas Art Gallery May Auction and Pre-Sale, Dallas, Texas. Painting "Reflections" 40" x 50", sold at Auction.

"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

Settlers West February Invitational. Tucson, Arizona.

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma. "American Art in Miniature." Invitational.

C.M. Russell Museum 14th Annual Museum Benefit Invitational. Great Falls, Montana.

Settlers West Summer Invitational. Tucson, Arizona.

Texas Art Gallery November Auction and Pre-Sale, Dallas, Texas.

John L. Wehle Gallery of Sporting Art, Mumford, New York and Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. Juried Exhibition of SAA.

"Wilderness Reunion - Masters of Wildlife Art." Algonquin Gallery, Ontario, Canada. Illustrated in color catalog.

"Scottsdale Artists School" 4th Annual Beau Arts Bash. Arizona.

1998

70th Academy Awards Presentation at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California. Governor's Ball - by invitation only. Academy Award Nominee for Best Achievement in Visual Effects 1997, "Jurassic Park II:
The Lost World".

Settlers West, Tucson, Arizona, Annual February Show. Invitational.

Spanierman Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Natural Habitat: Contemporary Wildlife Artists of North America." Illustrated in color catalog. Invitational.

Spanierman Gallery, New York, N.Y. Miniature Exhibition Invitational and Sale.

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma. "American Art in Miniature". Invitational.

Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. "Art and the Animal", SAA. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

Algonquin Gallery, Ontario, Canada. "Tom Thompson and Contemporary Masters of the Wilderness". June Exhibition. Invitational.

1997

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma. "American Art in Miniature". Invitational.

Exhibitor and keynote speaker at "Animal Art in the Park 1997", held at Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada. Illustrated in color catalog. Invitational."

Haley Memorial Library, Midland, Texas. 19th Annual Invitational.

1996

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma. "American Art in Miniature." Invitational.

"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

"Wildlife - The Artist's View" Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas, co-hosted by Game Conservation International. "Art and the Animal" SAA. Illustrated in color catalog. Included in subsequent National Traveling Exhibition. Juried.

The "Classic" Invitational, Albuquerque, New Mexico."

Haley Memorial Library, Midland, Texas. 18th Annual Invitational."

Taos Gallery, Taos, New Mexico. "Taos Talking Picture Festival Reception," six person gallery show.

1995

Exhibitor and keynote speaker at the SAA's annual exhibition, "Art and the Animal," held at Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada, and subsequent National Traveling Exhibition. Illustrated in color catalog. Recipient of the Wildlife Art award for the painting, "In His Domain - Black Bear."

One-man show. Twenty paintings. Fourteen bronzes, and cinematic effects memorabilia held at the Sun Gallery, Hayward, California.

The "Classic" Invitational, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

1994

Bennington Center for the Arts, Vermont. "Art and the Animal," SAA. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

Trailside Galleries, Scottsdale, Arizona. 'Wildlife Discovery 1994" Invitational Exhibition. Illustrated in color catalog.

The First International Congress of Biomedical Communications, Orlando, Florida. Speaker/presenter. Program consisted of examples of Dutra's fine art and involvement as Senior Animator for "Jurassic Park."

1993-1994

Washington State Historical Society Museum, Tacoma, Washington. "Art and the Animal," SAA, and subsequent National Traveling Exhibition. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

1993

"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

1992

Roger Tory Petersen Institute, Jamestown, N.Y. "Art and the Animal," SAA. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

1991-1992

Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Ohio. "Art and the Animal," SAA, and subsequent National Traveling Exhibition. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

"Birds in Art." Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum of Art, Wausau, Wisconsin. And subsequent National Traveling Exhibition. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.

1990-1991

St. Hubert's Giralda, Madison, New jersey. "Art and the Animal," SAA, and subsequent National Traveling Exhibition. Selected for full page color illustration of painting on back of catalog. Juried.

"Wildlife - The Artist's View" Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin. And subsequent National Traveling Exhibition. Illustrated in color catalog. Juried.