Gretchen Minnhaar, AIA


Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering
Lawrence Institute of Technology, Southfield Michigan

Masters of Architecture, Argentina

One Year of Doctoral Program in City Planning
Univeridad de Rosario, Argentina

Masters of Business Administration
Atlantic University, Florida

Art Education

Oil painting and watercolor with Uriarte, Argentina
Portrait Painting with Puig, Buenos Aires
Graphics, engraving with Oovervorde, Calvin College
Workshop with Daniel Green – Portraits
Workshop with Ray Kinstler – Portraits
Workshop at Vermont Art colony
Master Workshop in Art, Long Island University
Art Workshop, Assisi, Italy
Experimental Monoprinting, Contemporary Art Center
Encaustic Workshop
Printmaking – Saci School – Florence, Italy
Printmaking – II Bisonte – Florence, Italy
Sommerakademie – Salzburg, Austria
Akademie - Bad Reichenhall Germany

Exhibits & Awards

Palm Spring Fair 2014
Pulso Show 2013
Art SanDiego 2012
GVSU Argentina SHow 2011
Miami International 2011
Poster for Celebration on the Grand 2010
Art Design Award for the Downtown Alliance 2010
One Women Show - Rosario, Argentina 2010
ArtPrize 2009-2011
Sofa, New York 2009
Art Dublin - Ireland 2008
Art Palm Beach 2008
Sofa Chicago 2007
Arte Americas – Miami 2007
Arteba 2006-2009
Holland Area Arts Council 2006
Art Toronto 2005, 2006
Art Miami 2005
Sofa Chicago 2003, 2004
Palm Beach Contemporary 2004
Art Miami 2003
Artist of the Month – Art Passion, It, Italy 2002
Padova Arte – Italy 2002
Young Museum, Modena, Italy 2002
Studio Valenti, Vicenza, Italy 2002
V & V Projects, Vicenza, Italy 2002
Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 2002
Gallery E. Kalamazoo, Michigan 2002
Vision Latina, Grand Rapids Art Museum 2000
New York Fair 1998, 1999
Absolut Vision ’97, Chicago, Illinois 1997
Palm Beach International Flair 1997
Latin American Artist Chicago Cultural Center 1996
Art of Ibero America University of Chicago 1995, 1996
Book cover “the Search for Intimacy” 1996
William Eerdman Publication
Admar Fine Art Gallery, Miami, Florida 1995 to 2002
Art Miami, Miami, Florida 1995 to 1997
Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 1995
Art Center, Battle Creek, Michigan 1994
Museum of Latin American Art, First Prize, 1994
Women in the Arts
Museum of Latin American Art 1993
Shibui Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan 1992
Art Reach, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 1992
“Best of Show,” Holland Art Gallery
T.C. Downtown Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan 1990
Kenall School of Design, Group Showing 1988
Cascade Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan 1987
City Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan 1983
City Award Festival, purchased for Grand Rapids 1983
City Hall
Michigan Society of Architects, Detroit, Michigan 1979
Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan 1979
Hugutte Fisher Gallery, Muskegon, Michigan 1978
Raquel Real Art Gallery, Rosario, Argentina 1977
Grand Rapids Art Museum 1996
Bacardi Art Gallery, Miami, Florida 1974


Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan
Steelcase Corporation, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Grand Rapids City Hall, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Bronson Hospital, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Stow Davis Corporation, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Upjohn Corporation, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Horne Building Specialties, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Haworth Showroom, New York, New York
Robert Dykstra Development Crop.,
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Kenner Products, Division of Hasbro, Cincinnati, Ohio
Horizon Corp., Muskegon, Michigan
Herman Miller, Zeeland, Michigan
Private Collections, Argentina, Spain & Netherlands
Priority Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan