C.S. Langille

Born in Iowa City, Iowa

October 9, 1948- June 24, 2019



2019 Launch The Arton Project online to digitally archive and promote the life work of C.S. Langille

2019 Copyright issued for art and literary works

2011-2019 Private Studies and Travel Journals.

2011 Completion of The Firewood Series

2011 The Wallpaper Series

2005-2011 Private Studies with emphasis on Iowa Glacial Stone sculpture; Nature photography

                    Transfer of thumbnails into etchings; Ceramics for pleasure and gifting

2008 Created The Petroglyph Mandala Series; expressions in Grapevine Canyon, Laughlin AZ

2005 Installed Mural at Native American Earth Lodge in Glenwood, IA

2001 Travel to Europe, produced The European Journal

2000 Created White Lodge Publishing

1998 Restored family farm to native prairie

1986-2011 Writing journals and poetry   

1985-2011 Wabash Art Camp in Shenandoah, IA

1980-2011 Mural work throughout Iowa

1978-2004 Produced and marketed artwork in all media; Created White Lodge Porcelain Works;

     Exhibited fine art paintings, drawings, etchings and sculpture at fine art shows

1977-2002 Artist in Residence for the Iowa Arts Council, member of Iowa Touring Arts Team

1977-1978 Artist in Residence for Nebraska Arts Council, Scottsbluff, NE

1976-1977 Private studies and studio construction at White Lodge family farm in southwest IA

1975-1976 Private studies in Pike City, CA; Worked with Glory Hole Folk Pottery, North San Juan, CA

1974 Associate of Totem Stones Creative Dharma Industries, production and sales, Lakeside, CA

1973 M.A. Sculpture, graduate assistant, San Diego State University

1972 Private studies; Street Artists Guild, production and sales in San Francisco and Berkeley

1971 A.B. in Sculpture, San Diego State University

1969 A.A. Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA

1968 Travel to Europe, Private studies

Born October 9, 1948


Exhibition Record

1973 20th Annual Art Exhibition San Diego Art Institute

1973 Southern California Regional Print and Drawing Exhibition Santa Monica, CA

1973 California Mid-winter Fair First Place Painting

1973 Aestheticians Exhibition San Diego Sate University

1973 Mt. San Antonio College fourth Biennial

1975 Drawing U.S.A. Minnesota Museum of art National Show

1976 Redwood Museum National drawing Exhibition

1977 Washington and Jefferson National Painting Show

1977 53rd annual National Art Exhibition Springville Museum of Art

1980 Mid-Four Nelson Art Museum

1981 Kansas Sixth National

1982 25th Annual North Dakota Print and drawing Exhibition



One Man Exhibitions

1973 Masters Exhibition – “Metaphysical Analities and the Duelistic Intent” San Diego State University

1974 Triad Gallery San Diego, CA

1974 Grossmont College

1978 West Nebraska Art Center “Retrospective”


Traveling Museum Shows

1985 Art Quest 85 (Etchings)

1983 Appalachian National

1975 Drawing U.S.A. Minnesota Museum of Art

University Art Museum, California State University      Long Beach, CA

University Gallery, University of Massachusetts          Amherst, MA

Western Colorado Center for the Arts                         Grand Junction, CO            

Boca Raton Museum of Art                                           Boca Raton, FL

D-Art Visual Art Center                                                 Dallas, TX

Dayton Art Institute                                                     Dayton, OH

Greenville County Museum of Art                                Greenville, SC

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington              Seattle, WA

Laguna Beach Museum of Art                                      Laguna Beach, CA

Minnesota Museum of Art                                            St. Paul, MN

Newport Harbor Art Museum                                      Newport Beach, CA

Pacific Design Center                                                   Los Angeles, CA

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts                                    Pittsburg, PA

Quincy Art Center Quincy, IL                                      Quincy, IL

University Art Galleries, University of South Dakota   Vermillion, SD

Art Museum of South Texas                                         Corpus Christi, TX

Brockton Art Museum                                                   Brockton, MA

Contemporary Crafts Gallery                                      Portland, OR

Howard University                                                       Washington, DC

Museum of Art: University of Oklahoma                      Norman, OK

Muskegon Museum of Art                                 Muskegon, MI

Phoenix Art Museum                                        Phoenix, AZ

Pratt Institute Gallery                                                Brooklyn, NY 


Major Art Festivals

Lakefront Festival of the Arts  Milwaukee Art Museum

Art in the Park  Des Moines Art Center

Uptown Art Fair Minneapolis, Minnesota

Laguna Gloria Festival of the Arts  Austin, Texas

4th Ave.  Tempe  Arizona

Summer Arts Festival  Omaha, Nebraska

Ft. Worth Mayfest  Fort Worth, Texas

Oklahoma Festival of the Arts  Oklahoma City

Country Club Plaza  Kansas City, Missouri


Galleries and Museum Shops     


Art Place, Carroll, IA

Craftsman’s Gallery, Omaha, NE

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE

Sheldon Art Museum, Lincoln, NE

Wesleyan University Art Place, Lincoln, NE

Topeka Art Museum, Topeka, KS

Watermark Gallery, Elizabeth City, NC

Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA


Permanent Collections

San Diego State University, Grossmont College, CA

University of IA (acquisition collection)

University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Shenandoah, IA

Private collections globally

Artist Estate