Born June 22, 1959 in Silage County, Nebraska.
B.Ag.F.A., M.Ag.F.A., Sow Junction Agricultural Technical Institute and Academy of Fine Arts, 1983.
Certificate, Akbar & Jeff's Struggling Artists' Correspondence School, 1985.
"Pictures Behind the Bar," Bob "BeBop" Paisley's Art Gallery, Bar, and Grill, Sow Junction, NE, 1985.
Shnooksville Days Art Fair and Flea Market, Shnooksville, KY, 1986.
Harris Foundation for People Who Have No Control Over Their Own Destinies Benefit Auction, Shnooksville, KY, 1986.
ZAPArts! Biennial, Zap Museum of Fine Arts, Zap, ND, 1987.
Shnooksville Museum of Art Permanent Collection Purchase, 1989.
"Pictures of Birds", Plaza Art Fair, Kansas City, MO, 1984.
"Works on Paper Napkins," Hubie Skugg's Second-Hand Food Emporium, Shnooksville KY, 1986.
"Homage to Jerryco," Shrapnel P. Wuggermahugger's Rack & Toenail Clipper Emporium, Shnooksville, KY, 1988.
"Gunther Farmout: A Retrospective," Turgid Recall Hall, Turgid Recall, KS, 1990.
Honorable Mention, Nebraska State Fair, 1976.
Runner-Up, DeKalb Co. Design-a-Feed-Cap Contest, 1983.
Nebraska Encouragement of the Arts "Good for You!" Grant, 1984.
"Draw Binky" Scholarship, Akbar & Jeff's Struggling Artists' Correspondence School, 1984.
USDA Agricultural Subsidies Program Grant, 1983-1991.
Golden Silage Brand Oat Grits Cereal Boxtops-for-Struggling-Artists Grant, 1987.
Nebraska Encouragement of the Arts "Keep Up the Good Work!" Grant, 1990.
Most Creative Use of Twine, Twine Ball Days, Darwin, MN, 1994.
"MAKE $$$ DRAWING PICTURES OF BIRDS!!!" _Weekly World News_ Classified Section, December 6, 1984.
"It's a Crime When Two Good TV Shows Air at the Same Time," Silage County _Barn_ "Readers Air Out" Column, 1984.
"Gunther Farmout: Just Who Is This Guy, Anyway?" article by Tiffany Brookehead, age 15, in _16 Magazine_ "Arts & Lit" Section, May, 1985.
Illustrated _...O Mottled Sinner!: Poems by Cranium_, by Cranium, Turgid Recall Tea & Poetry Society Little Free Press, 1987.
"Gunther Farmout Retrospective: Whaaa????!!" review by Rush Rankhead in _Turgid Tattler_, November, 1990.
"1910 Fruitgum Co.: The Lost Tracks and Why You Won't Hear Them," chapter 9 of _The Only Alternative and Its Other Possibilities and Other Zowie-Wowie Groups of the Psychedelic Sixties!_, Diagram Group Publishing, 1990.
Participated in "Stupid Art" thread on Usenet newsgroup alt.artcom, 1995.
"Stupid Art and Other Ideas I Got from the Internet," cover story in _Art in America's_ 1995 Special Fictional Issue.
_The History of Grade AA Small Eggs_, manuscript in progress.
"Farmer/Artist of the Week: Gunther Farmout," KFRM-TV Morning Farm & Art Report, January 16, 1984.
Designed stage set for 47th Annual Turgid Recall Tea & Poetry Society Poetry Reading, 1986.
Held "JOHN 3:16" sign while owner went to the bathroom during Super Bowl 1988.
"Gunther Farmout: Inspiration, Perspiration, Desperation," documentary by Christine Hennig made at Kansas City Art Institute, April, 1991.
John Deere Foundation Artists-in-the-Farm-Equipment-Dealerships Program, 1985.
Kansas City Art Institute Faux Visiting Artists' Program, April, 1991.
Taught art finding, "Find the Art Day", Quadna Mountain Resort, Hill City, MN, 1994.
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