Awards and Exhibitions
Artwork of Marlin Rotach
Awarded Signature Memberships *
T.W.S.A.  Signature Membership- Transparent Watercolor Society of America  awarded in 2014
N.W.S. Signature Membership - National Watercolor Society awarded in 1997
W.H.S. Signature Membership - Watercolor USA Honor Society awarded in 2000
R.M.N.W. Signature Membership - Rocky Mountain National Watermedia awarded in 2010
N.W.W.S. Signature Membership - Northwest Watercolor Society awarded in 2003
C.W.A. Signature Membership - California Watercolor Association awarded in 2003
K.W.S. Signature Membership - Kansas Watercolor Society awarded in 1996
MO.W.S. Signature Membership - Missouri Watercolor Society awarded in 2007
MO.W.S. Honor Roll Membership - Missouri Watercolor Society awarded in 2009

Honors and Awards
Best in Show/Skyledge Award - Transparent Watercolor Society of America 2013
Gold Medal in Water Media - Bosque Art Classic, Texas  2015
Best in Show/Robert Goodier Memorial Award - Watercolor USA 2011
Best in Show - Aqueous USA 2010, Kentucky Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2010
Best in Show - Western Spirit Exhibiton, Cheyenne Frontier Old West Museum 2010
Best in Show/Gold Award - Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2009
Best in Show - Celebration of Western Art, Grand National Rodeo 2007
Best in Show - Great Eight Exhibition, Kansas Watercolor Society 2005
Best in Show - Art in the Woods Exhibition, Kansas City, Missouri 2000
Cheyenne Frontier Days Museum Purchase Award 2017 - Permanent collection of the CFD Old West Museum
Official Poster Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo 2014 - Cheyenne Old West Museum 
Steel Dust Award - Outstanding Body of Work, America's Horse in Art Exhibition, AQHA Museum, Amarillo
Award of Excellence - National 100 Painting Exhibition 1997
Best Painting - Celebration of Western Art, Grand National Rodeo  2003
Best Watercolor - Western Spirit Exhibition, Cheyenne Frontier Old West Museum 2009
Best Watercolor - National Greeley Art Exhibition, Greeley, Colorado 2016
Edgar Whitney Award - Transparent Watercolor Society of America 2010
Joan Roche Memorial Award - Annual Signature Member Watermedia Exhibition 2016
Winston Churchill Museum Award-Watercolor Missouri International Exhibition 2013
Signature Member's Choice Award - Transparent Watercolor Society of America 2010
Emprise Bank Patron Purchase Award - Kansas Watermedia National Exhibition 2012
Featured Artist - The American Royal Western Art Exhibition 2009
Featured Artist - Art for Arts Sake Annual Fine Art Auction, Wichita Center for the Arts 2009
Juror of Awards - Missouri Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2009
Juror of Awards - Missouri Watercolor Society Signature Members National Exhibition 2012
Hollenbeck Award for Excellence - 108th International Exhibition of Works on Paper 2008
Robert Goodier Memorial Cash Award - Watercolor USA 2011
Award of Achievement - Missouri Watercolor Society 2008
California Watercolor.com Award - Annual Signature Member Watermedia Exhibition 2017
Artistic Excellence Finalist - Southwest Art Magazine 2011
Second Place Award - MO.W.S. Signature Member National Invitational Exhibition 2011
Second Place Award - MO.W.S. Signature Member NatIonal Invitational Exhibition 2008
Third Place Award - Heartland Artist Annual National Art Exhibition 2011
Fourth Place Award -  Ex Arte Equinus  "Art of the Horse" International Exhibition
Juror's Cash Award - Watercolor USA 2004
Holbein/Royal -Langnickle Award - Aqueous USA 2008
ARC Fine Arts Salon 2012 Competition Finalist - Top 100 Paintings of the Year 2012 (still life)
ARC Fine Arts Salon 2011 Competition Finalist - Top 100 Paintings of the Year 2011 (figurative/animal/still life)
ARC Fine Arts Salon 2010 Competition Finalist - Top 100 Paintings of the Year 2010 (figurative)
St. Cuthberts Mill Award - Watercolor USA 2001
St. Cuthberts Mill Award - Watercolor USA 2000
Daler-Rowney Award - Aqueous USA 2006
Award of Merit - Heartland Artist Exhibition 2008
Traveling Exhibition - Aqueous USA 2006 Kentucky Watercolor Society
Traveling Exhibition - Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors 2001
Dean and Barbara Ritchie Cash Award - Kansas Watercolor Society 
Nation Meyer Cash Award - Kansas Watercolor Society
Harriet E. Hedrick Cash Award - Kansas Watercolor Society
Kansas Watercolor Society Cash Award - Kansas Watercolor Society
Honorable Mention - Heartland Artist Exhibition
Award of Merit - Kansas Watercolor "Honor Society" Exhibition
Elected Board Member - Kansas Watercolor Society 2002-2005
Monumental Commission / Permanent Collection - Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri
Three Patron Purchase Awards (2015) - Cheyenne Frontier Days Invitational Western Art Exhibition
Three Patron Purchase Awards (2013) - Cheyenne Frontier Days Invitational Western Art Exhibitiion
Two Patron Purchase Awards (2004) - Watercolor USA 
Two Patron Purchase Awards (2011) - Cheyenne Frontier Days Invitational Western Art Exhibition
Patron Purchase Award (2014) - Cheyenne Frontier Days Invitational Western Art Show
Patron Purchase Award (2012) - Kansas Watercolor Society
Patron Purchase Award (2012) - Watercolor USA
Patron Purchase Award (2010) - Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, Western Spirit Exhibition
Patron Purchase Award (2009) - Kansas Watercolor Society
Patron Purchase Award (2008) - Aqueous 2008, Kentucky Watercolor Society
Patron Purchase Award (2008) - Kansas Watercolor Society
Patron Purchase Award (2007) - Kansas Watercolor Society
Patron Purchase Award (2005) - Kansas Watercolor Society
Patron Purchase Award (2004) - Grand National Rodeo, San Francisco CA
Patron Purchase Award (2003) - Kansas Watercolor Society
Patron Purchase Award (2002) - Kansas Watercolor Society
Patron Purchase Award (2001) - Watercolor USA
Patron Purchase Award (2001) - Kansas Watercolor Society
Patron Purchase Award (2000) - Watercolor USA
Patron Purchase Award (2000) - Kansas Watercolor Society
Patron Purchase Award (1998) - Kansas Watercolor Society
Patron Purchase Permanent Collection - Wichita Center for the Arts


Exhibitions / Competitions


2017 - Small Works, Great Wonders Exhibition and Sale, National Cowboy Museum, Oklahoma City, OK
2017 - A View to the West, Trailside Gallery-Scottsdale, AZ
2017 - Mountain Oyster Club Contemporary Art Show-Tucson, AZ
2017 - Bosque Art Classic-Bosque Art Center, Clifton , Texas
2017 - America's Horse in Art-Quarter Horse Museum, Amarillo, TX
2017 -  Hold Your Horses Exhibition-Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ
2017 - Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Exhibition-Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
2017 - Signature American Watermedia Exhibition - Fallbrook, CA
2017 - Watercolor Missouri International Exhibition - St. Louis, MO
2017 - National Heartland Artist Exhibition- Merriam, KS
2016 - Mountain Oyster Club Contemporary Art Show-Tucson, AZ
2016 - Small Works, Great Wonders Exhibition and Sale, National Cowboy Museum, Oklahoma City, OK
2016 - North American Open Watercolor Exhibition, North Shore Gallery, Gloucester, MA
2016 - Bosque Art Classic-Bosque Art Center, Clifton, Texas
2016 - Aqueous USA-Kentucky Watercolor Society, Louisville, KY
2016 - Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, Old Forge, NY
2016 - National Greeley Art Exhibition-Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley, CO
2016 - Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Exhibition - Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
2016 - Transparent Watercolor Society of America - Kenosha, WI
2016 - Society of Watercolor Artists-Fort Worth, TX
2016 - Signature American Watermedia Exhibition - Fallbrook, CA
2015 - Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition
2015 - Mountain Oyster Club Contemporary Art Show- Tucson, AZ
2015 - Storytellers: Artists of the American West -Trailside Gallery, Scottsdale
2015 - Keystone National Works on Paper Exhibition, Mechanicsburg, PA
2015 - Bosque Art Classic-Bosque Art Center, Clifton, Texas
2015 - Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Exhibition-Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
2015 - Masters in Miniature Exhibition - Trailside Gallery, Jackson Hole
2015 - High Country Summer - Trailside Gallery, Jackson Hole 
2015 - A View to the West - Trailside Gallery, Scottsdale
2014 - Winter Group Show - American Legacy Gallery, Kansas City
2014 - Holiday Miniature Show - Manitou Gallery, Santa Fe
2014 - Deck the Walls, Miniature Show - Trailside Gallery Scottsdale
2014 - Fall Classics Exhibition -Trailside Gallery, Scottsdale 
2014 - Western Classics Exhibition - Trailside Gallery, Jackson Hole
2014 - Masters in Miniature Exhibition-Trailside Gallery, Jackson Hole
2014 - Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Exhibition-Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
2014 - Transparent Watercolor Society of America 38th Annual National Exhibition
2014 - Western Classics Exhibition - Trailside Gallery, Scottsdale 
2014 - Western Images Exhibition-Manitou Gallery, Santa Fe
2014 - Heartland Artist Exhibition Annual National Exhibition 
2013 - Transparent Watercolor Society of America 37th Annual National Exhibition
2013 - Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Exhibition-Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
2013 - Western Images Exhibition-Manitou Gallery, Santa Fe
2013 - Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition
2013 - Watercolor Missouri International Annual Exhibition
2013 - Heartland Artist Exhibition  Annual National Exhibition
2013 - Envision: The Modern and Contemporary Art Collection of Michael Klein-Epsten Gallery, Kansas City
2012 - Watercolor USA, Annual National Exhibition
2012 - Aqueous USA  2012-Kentucky Watercolor Society
2012 - ARC 8th International Salon Competition-Top 100 Paintings
2012 - Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Exhibition-Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
2012- Western Images Exhibition-Manitou Gallery, Santa Fe
2012- Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition
2011- National Watercolor Society 91st Annual International Exhibition
2011- ARC 7th International Salon Competition-Top 100 Paintings
2011-  Blossom II, Art of Flowers, Naples Museum of Art, Florida
2011 - Watercolor USA, Annual National Exhibition
2011 - Aqueous USA 2011 - Kentucky Watercolor Society
2011 - Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Exhibition-Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
2011 - Western Spirit Invitational Art Exhibition-Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
2011 - Heartland Artist Exhibition  Annual National Exhibition
2010 - Watercolor USA, Annual National Exhibition
2010 - Transparent Watercolor Society of America 34th Annual National Exhibition
2010 - Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition
2010 - Aqueous USA 2010-Kentucky Watercolor Society
2010 - Northwest Watercolor Society 70th Annual Open Exhibition
2010 - ARC 6th International Salon Competition-Top 100 Paintings
2010 - Western Spirit Invitational Art Exhibition-Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
2010 - Watercolor Missouri National Open Exhibition
2010 - Urban/Suburban 2010 Exhibition, Epsten Gallery
2009 - American Watercolor Society 142nd Annual International Exhibition
2009 - Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society National Exhibition
2009 - Taos National Exhibition of American Watercolor XIII
2009 - Bosque Conservatory Art Classic, National All-Media Exhibition
2009 - Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition
2009 - Artist Association of Northern Colorado National Exhibition
2009 - Heartland Artist Exhibition, 2009 Annual National Exhibition
2008 - 108th International Works on Paper Exhibition-Philadelphia Watercolor Society
2008 - Great Eight Exhibition-Kansas Watercolor Society
2008 - Watercolor Missouri National Open Exhibition
2008 - Aqueous Open International-Pittsburgh Watercolor Society
2008 - Aqueous USA 2008-Kentucky Watercolor Society
2008 - Missouri Watercolor Society Signature Member Invitational Exhibition
2008 - Heartland Artist Exhibition, 2008 Annual National Exhibition
2007 - National Watercolor Society, 87th Annual International Exhibition
2007 - Aqueous USA 2007-Kentucky Watercolor Society
2007 - Aqueous Open International-Pittsburgh Watercolor Society
2007 - Great Eight Exhibition-Kansas Watercolor Society
2007 - Three Masters of Watermedia Exhibition-American Legacy Gallery
2007 - Celebration of Western Art-Grand National Rodeo, San Francisco
2007 - Watercolor Missouri National Open Exhibition
2006 - North American Open Exhibition-New England Watercolor Society
2006 - Aqueous USA 2006-Kentucky Watercolor Society
2006 - Watercolor Missouri National Open Exhibition
2006 - Kansas Watercolor Society Signature Member Winter Invitational
2005 - Great Eight Exhibition-Kansas Watercolor Society
2005 - Watermedia Invitational Exhibition-American Legacy Gallery
2005 - Heartland Artist Exhibition, 2005 Annual National Exhibition
2004 - Watercolor USA, Annual National Exhibition
2004 - Great Eight Exhibition-Kansas Watercolor Society
2004 - Celebration of Western Art-Grand National Rodeo, San Francisco
2004 - Heartland Artist Exhibition, 2004 Annual National Exhibition
2003 - Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition
2003 - California Watercolor Association-35th Annual National Exhibition
2003 - Great Eight Exhibition-Kansas Watercolor Society
2003 - Northwest Watercolor Society-63rd Annual National Exhibition
2003 - Celebration of Western Art-Grand National Rodeo, San Francisco
2003 - Art at the Center-Annual National Exhibition
2002 - Watercolor USA, Annual National Exhibition
2002 - Kansas Watercolor Society 32nd Annual 7 State Exhibition
2002 - Hilton Head Art League's National Exhibition
2002 - Missouri 50 Annual Competition
2001 - National Watercolor Society, 81st Annual International Exhibition
2001 - Watercolor USA, Annual National Exhibition
2001 - Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors
2001 - "Points of View", 4 Person Exhibition-(Rotach, Frets, Potter and Tinker) American Legacy Gallery
2001 - Watermedia XII-International Exhibition
2001 - Kansas Watercolor Society 31st Annual 7 State Exhibition
2001 - Heartland Artist Exhibition, 2001 Annual National Exhibition
2001 - Kansas Watercolor "Honor Society" Invitational Exhibition
2000 - Watercolor USA, Annual National Exhibition
2000 - Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition
2000 - Grand National Watercolor Exhibition-Mississippi Watercolor Society
2000 - Kansas Watercolor Society 30th Annual 7 State Exhibition
2000 - Art in the Woods 2000-17th Annual Exhibition
2000 - Kansas Watercolor "Honor Society" Invitational Exhibition
1999 - "Clear Visions", 2 Person Exhibition-(Rotach, Potter) American Legacy Gallery
1999 - National Watercolor Society, 79th Annual International Exhibition
1999 - Louisiana Watercolor Society-29th International Exhibition
1999 - Kansas Watercolor Society Signature Member Invitational Exhibition
1999 - Art in the Woods 1999, 16th Annual Exhibition
1998 - Watercolor USA, Annual National Exhibition
1998 - Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition
1998 - Northwest Watercolor Society-58th Annual National Exhibition
1998 - California Watercolor Association-30th Annual National Exhibition
1998 - National 100-Florida Art Center, National Exhibition
1998 - Kansas Watercolor Society 27th Annual 7 State Exhibition
1998 - Watermedia IX-International Exhibition
1998 - Eastern Washington Watercolor Society National Exhibition
1997 - National Watercolor Society, 77th Annual International Exhibiton
1997 - National 100-Florida Art Center, National Exhibition
1997 - Kansas Watercolor Society 26th Annual 7 State Exhibition
1997 - California Watercolor Association-29th Annual National Exhibition
1997 - Louisiana Watercolor Society-27th International Exhibition
1996 - Grand National Watercolor Exhibition-Mississippi Watercolor Society
1996 - National 100-Florida Art Center, National Exhibition
1996 - North American Open Exhibition-New England Watercolor Society
1996 - Watercolor Art Society-Houston 19th International Exhibition
1995 - San Diego Watercolor Society International Exhibition



Publications
The Year's Best Paintings - 2013 Watercolor Artist Magazine - February 2014
The Year's Best Paintings -2011 -Watercolor Artist Magazine - February 2012
Wonderful Watermedia, Marlin Rotach - Southwest Art - March 2017
Western Classics Exhibiton - Western Art Collector-August 2014
Masters in Miniature Exhibiton - Southwest Art Magazine-July 2014
Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show -  Art of the West Magazine - July/August 2013
Western Images/Manitou Gallery- Western Art Collector-March 2014
Western Images/Manitou Gallery- Southwest Art Magazine-June 2012
Say It With Flowers- Watercolor Artist Magazine-June 2014
100 Ways to Paint Still Life & Florals Volume 2-International Artist Publishing
Ones to Watch, Marlin Rotach-Watercolor Magic Magazine, December 2005
Tahiti Pacifique Magazine-Cover Illustration, July 2005
Master Painters of the World-USA: Marlin Rotach- International Artist Magazine, 2004 
Best Landscape Paintings of 2000, Second Place- International Artist Magazine
2009 Finalist (portrait category) - The Artist's Magazine International Competition
2005 Finalist (still life category) - The Artist's Magazine International Competition
2003 Finalist (still life category) - The Artist's Magazine International Competition
2001 Finalist (animal category) - The Artist's Magazine International Competition
2000 Finalist (landscape category) - The Artist's Magazine International Competition
2000 Finalist (still life category) - The Artist's Magazine International Competition
1994 Finalist (landscape category) The Artist's Magazine International Competition
Featured Artist, Watercolor Basics, Revising Watercolor Tradition - March 2003
Featured Artist, International Artist Magazine, Don't let business destroy creativity - October 2000
Featured Artist, 200 Great Painting Ideas, by Carole Katchen, North Light Books
Featured Artist, The Artist's Magazine, Revising Watercolor Tradition - November 1998








* Signature Membership (for artists) means those who have qualified to use a set of letters after their surname and be known as a full member of an art society.  The honor and process of becoming a signature member is defined by a set of criteria unique to each society.
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America Quarter Horse World Championship
Oklahoma City State Fair Grounds  November 2-18
www.aqha.com/museum/pates/exhibits-and-events/americas-horse-in-art/
Small Works, Great Wonders
National Cowboy Museum, Oklahoma City, OK   Nov 4th-26th
www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
Mountain Oyster Art Show
Mountain Oyster Club, Tucson AZ  Nov 18th-Jan 3rd
www.MountainOysterClub.com
A View to the West
Trailside Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ  Nov 1-15
www.trailsidegalleries.com