Frank Mittelstadt

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Frank was born and raised in Beaver Dam, Currently he lives on Beaver Dam Lake . Much of the inspiration for Frank’s work is found in his own backyard, the lake and marshes that surround his home. Whether working in acrylics, oils, pastels or pencils, Frank strives for the most accurate portrayals of the natural world. He is known best for his bold lighting and meticulous details

As a self-taught artist, Frank has garnered a remarkable list of awards which include:
Winner – Wisconsin Duck Stamp Contest, 1993 & 1999
Finalist – Federal Duck Stamp Contest, 1995, 1998, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010 & 2012
Winner – Wisconsin Trout Stamp 1992
Winner – Wisconsin Salmon Stamp 1992
Artist of the Year – Wings over Wisconsin
Ducks Unlimited sponsor print artist
Artist of the Year – Wis. Waterfowl Assn.
Birds in Art, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum – 1991 & 1993
Arts for the Parks Top 100, Jackson Hole, WY – 1989, 1990, 1993 & 1998
Paint the Parks Top 100 and Mini 50, 2009222

Frank has designed many collector plates for The Bradford Exchange as well as beer steins, wine labels, canoe paddles & pool cues too numerous to mention.