Publications – Magazines:


American Art Collector

“Street Sense”, March, 2010
“Global Perspective”, issue 96, October, 2013

American Artist (link)

“Recent Award Winners”, September, 2004
“Quick Sketches”, November, 2004
“National Watercolor Society’s 87th Annual Exhibition Award Winners”, December 2007
“Artist to Artist: John Salminen”, Winter 2009

Artists and Illustrators Magazine, UK

“12 International Masters”, Joe Dowden, September 2016

 Artists Magazine (link)

“2000 Art Competition, Experimental Category, Dec., 2000
“Blurring The Lines”, January, 2001 – Feature Article
“Creativity Toolbox:  Explore the Abstract”, April, 2002
“Creativity Toolbox:  Breaking Through”, August, 2002
“The Artist’s Life”, October, 2003 – Feature Article
“On The Street”, April, 2004 – Feature Article
“Artist’s Magazine”, May, 2006 – State of the Watercolor
“The Year’s Best Art”, December, 2008
“An Intricate Illusion”, Jan/Feb, 2009 – Feature Article
“Brushing Up”, March, 2009
“Studio Tour”, October, 2009
“Brushing Up”, March, 2010
“City Lights”, October, 2010, feature article
“Eyes on Watercolor in Shanghai”, October, 2010
“In the Mood”, Brushing UP, March, 2011
“Simplify the Design”, Brushing UP, October, 2011
“Chinese Watercolor Quarterly, The Official Journal from the Watercolor
Art Committee of the China Artists Association
“Watercolor Works of John Salminen”, March, 2011
“Road Test”, July/August 2014
“An Eye for Design”, 2015
“Annual Art Competition Winners”, December, 2015

“True Grit” Brushing Up, November 2016

“33rd Annual Art Competition”, Jan/Feb 2017

China Daily, USA

       “Watercolor Diplomacy”, October 2015

International Artist (link)

“International Showcase of Prize Winners”, Winter, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2005
“Prize Winners Showcase”, February/March, 2000, #11
“International Artist Magazine Challenge #1 February/March, 2001, #17
“International Artist Magazine Challenge #18 December/January, 2004, #34
“Every Picture Tells a Story”, February/March, 2006 – Feature Article

L’Art de L’Aquarelle

featured article, September, 2010
issue #6 “Les Lumieres de la Villla”, featured article, December, 2010

Minnesota’s World Port, Seaway Port Authority Quarterly Magazine

Cover, Winter, 1996-97
Cover, Fall, 1997
“The Twin Ports In Living Watercolor”, Fall, 1998

The Palette Magazine

“Going Outside”, March-April 2015

Pratique des Arts

December 2009

“Aquarelles du Monde”, October, 2016

Reno News and Review

“Street Smarts”, July 2012

Southwest Art

Cover, May 2010

The Artist (link)

“”City Life in Watercolour”, Artists of the World, February, 2007

Watercolor (link)

“An Urban Realist Takes On The Big Apple” Fall, 1999 – Feature Article
“How To Keep The Painting Process Meaningful” Summer, 2002
“Artist to Artist” feature article, winter, 2009

Watercolor Artist

“Inside The Artist’s Studio”, August 2009
“Making a Splash”, October, 2010
“The Year’s Best Painting”, February, 2011
“Trade Routes”, feature article June, 2011
“The Year’s Best Paintings”, February, 2012
“This American Landscape”, August, 2012
“The Best of the Best”, February, 2013
“Park Life”, featured article April, 2013
“Watercolor’s Wide Reach”, feature article October, 2013
“Breeze”, cover image April 2013
“The Best of Art”, February 2015
Cover, October 2015
An Eye for Design”, October 2015

“The Artful Traveler” feature article, December 2016

Watercolor Magic (link)

“Bright Lights, Dark City”, Spring, 1999 – Feature Article
“East Meets West”, Interview Of Cheng Khee Chee Summer, 2000
“From Our E-Mail Newsletter”, Quote, Autumn, 2000
“Competition Winners”, Winter, 2001
“Let There Be Light”, November, 2003
“State and Regional Winners”, February, 2004
“How To Win A Prize In 2004”, February, 2004
“View From the Top”, February 2005
“Watercolor Essentials:  Use Value Wisely”, June, 2005
“The Right Touch”,  Feature Article August, 2006
“Best of 2006”, February, 2007
“Picture This” feature article Watercolor Magic – Landscapes, August 2007
“Night Visions”, November, 2000

Watercolor Magic Yearbook and Handbook

Watercolor Magic Yearbook, 2001
“Another Interactive Experience” Watercolor Magic Handbook, 2001
“Water Media Techniques” Watercolor Magic Yearbook, 2004
“Staying In The Flow” – Feature Article – Watercolor Magic Yearbook 2005
Cover Art – Watercolor Magic December, 2004

Publications – Representation in Books:

  • 100 Ways to Paint People and Figures, Volume 1, International Artist Publications, 2004
  • Art Journey, Abstract Painting, North Light Books, 2017
  • Ambilight, Great Wall of China Press, 2014
  • Art Journey America Landscapes, North Light Books, 2011
  • Artistic Touch 3, Chris Unwin Publisher, 1999
  • Best of Watercolor 2, Rockport Publishers, 1997
  • Brushes with History – Masters of Watercolor, Linda and David Van Nunen/Australian Watercolour Institute, 2015
  • Chinese Watercolor Journal #50, 2010
  • Chinese Watercolor Journal #52, 2011
  • Eau En Couleurs, Livre D’Art , Belgium 2014
  • Expositión Internacional de Acuarela Ciudad de Mexico, 2015
  • Expressing The Visual Language Of The Landscape, “The Urban Landscape”, International Artist Publishing, Inc. 2002
  • Fabriano In Aquarello, Fabriano Italy 2015
  • Fabriano In Aquarelle, Fabriano Italy 2016
  • Following Masters, Shanghai China 2016
  • Great Beauty Lushan International Watercolor Art Festival, 2010
  • How to Enter Shows, Win Awards and Become Famous, Harold Walkup, 2007
  • International Exhibition of Contemporary Watermedia Masters, 2007
  • Iron Range Country, illustrator, State of Minnesota and the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board
  • John Salminen, Master of the Urban Landscape, North Light Books, 2016
  • L’Art de L’Aquarelle Le Livre 2011, Twenty Four of the World’s Greatest Artists, France 2011
  • Masters of Watercolor, Saint Petersburg Russia, 2015
  • Qingdao International Watercolour Salon¨, Qingdao China, 2014
  • Qingdao International Watercolour Salon, Qingdao China, 2016
  • Searching For the Artist Within, Karlyn Holman, “Abstract and Realistic Paintings Based on Design”, Bayfield Street Publishing, Inc. 2002
  • Second Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary International Watermedia Masters, 2010
  • Secrets from Contemporary International Watercolor Masters Zhou Tianya & Ruan Hoe, Jilin Fine Arts press, Changchun China, 2012
  • Shanghai Zhoujiajiao International, 2010
  • Shanghai Zhujiajiao International,, 2012
  • Shenzhen Watercolor Biennial 2013-2014
  • Shenzhen Watercolor Biennial 2015-2016
  • Splash 6 – The Magic of Texture, North Light Books, 2000
  • Splash 10 – Passionate Brushstrokes, North Light Books, 2008
  • Splash 12 – The Best of Watercolor: Celebrating Artistic Vision, F & W Pubs, Inc., June, 2011
  • Splash 13 – The Best of Watercolor: Alternative Approaches, North Light Books, 2012
  • Splash 14 – Light and Color, North Light books 2013
  • The Reason for Watercolor, Chinese Academy of Art, Hangzhou China, Spring 2011
  • Third Invitational Watermedia Masters, Nanjing China2012
  • Transition and Transformation, Taiwan-Australia, 2012
  • Watercolor Masters and Legends:  Secrets, Stories and Techniques from 34 Visionary Artists by Betsy Dillard Stroud North Light Books 2016
  • Watercolor of the World, International Watercolor Society publication, 2014
  • Watercolour Today, Singapore Watercolour Society, 2014
  • World Watermedia Exposition, Thailand 2014

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