Coralville, Iowa  52241 


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020                "Surface Tremors" FMAAA, 825 Ave. G, Fort Madison, Iowa

2019                U S Bank, 204 E Washington St., Iowa City, Iowa

                       Press Coffee, 2201 E Grantview Drive, Coralville, Iowa

                       Dunn Brothers Coffee, 3284 Crosspark Rd, Coralville, Iowa

2015                The Lost Canvas, Keokuk, Iowa

2010                Two Man Exhibit( Don Hetzel-Tim Oneal) Keokuk Art Center

2006                Heritage Center Juried Exhibit, Hampton, Illinois, thru Quad City Arts

2003                Ft. Madison Gallery Depot, Ft. Madison, Iowa

1997,’93,          Keokuk Art Center, Keokuk, Iowa


1992                 Teikya Westmar University, LeMars, Iowa

1979                 M.A. Graduate Thesis Exhibit, Western Illinois University,              

                         Macomb, Illinois

Selected Group Exhibitions


2013-2014        Mary S. Oakley-Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase, Quincy, Illinois

2010-2017        Keokuk Art Center Annual Competition

2003-2017        Artist Annual Membership Exhibit, Ft. Madison Iowa Gallery Depot

2007                 Foundry Art Centre Juried Exhibit, St. Charles, Missouri

2006                 Presidents Best Juried, Herbert Hoover Museum, West  

                        Branch, Iowa

1996-2003        Kathryn Hart Annual Exhibit, Keokuk, Iowa

2000&2001       Medium Art Gallery, Invitational, Burlington, Iowa

1999                 U of So. Dak. Alumni Exhibit ll, Invitational, at The Southern         

                        Graphics Council, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

                        U of So. Dak. Print/Graphics Exhibit, Invitational, Vermillion,     

                        So. Dak.

1993-1999         Iowa Artists Annual Regional Exhibition

1996&1997        Iowa Artists State Exhibition, Juried

Gallery Representation

The Lost Canvas, 719 Main St, Keokuk, Iowa

Iowa Artisans Gallery, 207 E Washington, Iowa City, Iowa


Public Collections

Keokuk Public Library, Keokuk, Iowa

Keokuk Firefighters Union, Keokuk, Iowa


Corporate Collections

Fort Madison Community Hospital, Fort Madison, Iowa

CRV Associates Inc., Northbrook, Illinois

Cargill Inc., Chicago, Illinois

Dr. John Lee Medical Clinic, Keokuk, Iowa

All Saints Church, Keokuk, Iowa

Frogman’s Press and Gallery, Beresford, South Dakota

Dr. Roy Tinguely Surgical Clinic, Ft. Madison, Iowa

Dr. Jerry Jochims Orthopedic Clinic, Burlington, Iowa



Selected Published Works

1999                  U of So. Dak. Alumni Painting Catalog

1996-present      Iowa Artist Directory

1979                   Several hand printed lithographs published in a book of poetry 

                          titled  “Elements” at Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois

                          Two hand printed lithographs published in a book titled “Prints” 

                          at Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois

Select Awards

2013,14,15           First in Painting, Keokuk Art Center Annual Competition

2006                    Best in Show, Ft. Madison Area Arts Member Exhibit, 

                           Fort Madison, Iowa

2003                    Best in Show, Kathryn Hart Exhibit, Keokuk, Iowa

2002                    First in Painting, Kathryn Hart Exhibit, Keokuk, Iowa

1999                    First in Painting, Kathryn Hart Exhibit, Keokuk, Iowa

1998                    Honored in Who’s Who Among American Teachers

                           First in Watercolor, Kathryn Hart Exhibit, Keokuk, Iowa

1997                    First & Second in Painting, Iowa Artists Regional Exhibition

1996                    Best In Show, Iowa Artists State Juried Exhibition

                           First in Painting, Kathryn Hart Exhibit, Keokuk, Iowa




Public Speaking

2003                    Works by Don Hetzel, gallery talk, Ft. Madison Area Arts 

                           Association,  Ft. Madison, Iowa



Related Activities

Art Instructor at Keokuk High School and Southeastern Community College, 1976-2012

Keokuk Art Center Member, 1977-2017

Ft. Madison Area Arts Association Member, 1995-2017

Iowa Artists Association Member, 1993-1999

Iowa Artists Regional Exhibition, Chair 1999

Keokuk Art Center Board Member, 1977-1981




Master of Arts, (Lithography) Western Illinois University, 1979

(Awarded a Western Illinois University Teaching Assistantship, 1978)

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of South Dakota, 1976




June 8, 1952

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