One of the top equine artists of North America, Adeline Halvorson is best known for her accuracy in anatomy, as she captures the essence and personality of the animals she paints. A self-taught artist and purist in technique, Adeline has participated in over 30 major juried art shows in the United States and Canada, including American Academy of Equine Art Equifestival in Lexington, Kentucky; Prestige Gallery Original Art Showcase in Ontario, and Best of the West in Pine Top, Arizona.
Adeline was chosen to design the Silver Dollar for the Royal Canadian Mint, commemorating the 125th anniversary of the founding of the North West Mounted Police and further served as the designer of the Official Canadian Olympic Equestrian Poster for Los Angeles ’84. Her array of honors and recognition include “Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award” and two-times “Best of Show” and “Artist’s Choice” awards at the Calgary Stampede Western Showcase, where her 2014 poster auctioned at $125,000. Additionally, Adeline won the “North American Horseman’s Association Equine Artist of Distinction Award” and took first place at “Draft Horse Classic” in Grass Valley, California. Adeline was also awarded first place in “Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition,” competing against over 11,000 international entrants.