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|The following was submitted, January 2005, by the artist.|
Richard McDaniel was born in 1948 in Berkeley,
California. He received his B.A. in sculpture from California
State University at San Diego, and his M.F.A. in painting from
University of Notre Dame. McDaniel also studied painting at the
Art Students League of New York,
Richard McDaniel has taught
drawing, painting, and pastel at Woodstock School of Art in New York
and at the Pacific Academy of Fine Arts in California. He also
was an instructor at Connecticut State University and conducts painting
workshops in many areas.
McDaniel's works are held in many major collections and he is listed in Who's Who in American Art. He is also the author of four books, including The Drawing Book and Landscape.
University of Notre Dame, M.F.A. (Painting)
California State University at San Diego, B.A. (Sculpture)
Art Students League of New York (Painting)
PACIFIC ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, Santa Rosa, California, 1998 to present
WOODSTOCK SCHOOL OF ART, Woodstock, New York, 1984 to 1999
POST COLLEGE, Waterbury, Connecticut Artist-in-Residence, 1986-87
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY 1985-87 painting workshops, USA & Europe, 1984 to present
SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected listing)
MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY, Redding, CA; MUSEUM OF THE HUDSON
HIGHLANDS, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY; UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT,
Storrs,CT; POST COLLEGE, Waterbury, CT; VORPAL GALLERY, New York, NY;
HUDSON RIVER MARITIME MUSEUM, Kingston, NY; JAMES COX
GALLERY,Woodstock, NY; FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY, Fairfield, CT; NEW YORK
CONSERVATORY FOR THE ARTS, Kingston, NY; SCHENECTADY
MUSEUM,Schenectady, NY; PARADOX GALLERY, Woodstock, NY; NORTHWESTERN
MICHIGAN COLLEGE, Traverse City, MI; LYMAN-ALLYN MUSEUM, New London,CT;
SACRAMENTO FINE ARTS CENTER, Carmichael, CA.
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected listing)
Academy of Design, New York, NY; Pastel Society of America, New York,
NY; Pastel Society of the West Coast, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, CA;
"Knickerbocker Artists," Salmagundi Club, New York, NY; "Connecticut
Academy of Fine Arts," Benton Museum; Woodstock Artists Association,
Woodstock, NY; Michigan-Indiana Regional, South Bend, IN; Allied
Artists of America, New York, NY; Southern Berkshire Arts Council,
Lennox, MA; Berkshire Regional, Sheffield, MA; New Britain Museum of
American Art, CT; Slater Museum, Norwich, CT; John Pence Gallery, San
Francisco,CA; Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, NY; The
Connecticut State House,Hartford, CT; "American Painters in Paris,"
Palais des Congrès, Paris, France.
The Millay Colony
Vermont Studio Colony
Artists Grant: Connecticut Commission on the Arts
Travel Grant, Exhibition Stipend: University of Notre Dame
Full Scholarship, Teaching Assistantship: University ofNotre Dame
Elected to Membership:
Oil Painters of America
Pastel Society of America
Pastel Society of the West Coast
National Academy of Professional Plein Air Painters
Board of Directors, Woodstock School of Art
Listed: Who's Who in American Art,
Who's Who in America,
Who's Who in The World
PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS (selected listing)
Albany Institute of History and Art, NY
New Britain Museum of American Art, CT
Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN
Redding Museum of Art, CA
Hudson River Maritime Museum, Kingston, NY
Woodstock Historical Society Museum, NY
Newport Art Museum, RI
Schenectady Museum, NY
Fairfield University, CT
Northwestern University Hospital, IL
University of Notre Dame, IN
Snow College, Ephraim, UT
Post College, Waterbury, CT
Dun Properties, Dun & Bradstreet, NJ, NY
Management Compensation Group of New York, NY
Great American Art Works, Cincinnati, OH
Rush-VanDyke Collection, Sioux City, IA
Canberra Industries, Hartford, CT
Dean Witter Inc., Albany, NY
Piña Design, Burbank, CA
Merrill Lynch, Albany, NY
Key Corp, Albany, NY, Cleveland, OH
Rollins, Burdick, Hunter, Chicago, IL
American Cancer Society, Kingston, NY
Sidney Sass Associates, New York, NY
St. John's Medical Center, WA
"Master Pastel Artists of the World," Pastel Artist International, Chatswood, NSW, Australia, March/April, 2002.
Summer, Ruth. "Richard McDaniel," The Pastel Journal, New Mexico, September/October 2001.
McDaniel, Richard. "...Painting Outdoors," Pastel Artist International, Chatswood, NSW, Australia, May, 2000.
McDaniel, Richard. "A Bold Beginning: The Forgiving Nature of Pastel," American Artist, New York, August, 1999.
"Master Painters of the World", International Artist, Chatswood, NSW, Australia, October/November, 1998.
McDaniel, Richard. Landscape. ISBN 0-8230-2592-6 New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1997.
McDaniel, Richard. The Drawing Book. ISBN 0-8230-3273-6, New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1995.
Norklun, Kahti. "Getting the River Right," Woodstock Times, New York,12/1/94.
Shine, James G. "McDaniel Exhibit an Art Event," Kingston Freeman, NY,11/18/94.
WTZA Television: 30 minute program, "Richard McDaniel: On the River."11/13/94.
McDaniel, Richard. Hudson River Drawings. ISBN 0-935796-48-7, Woodstock, New York: Phantom Press, Purple Mountain Press, 1994.
Irving, G. Alexander. "Richard McDaniel and the Interplay of Shape," American Artist, New York, February, 1994.
Eliasoph, Philip. "Winterlight," (exhibition catalog), Fairfield University, Connecticut, 1993.
Degutz, Alan. "The Catskills," Sierra Atlantic, Summer, 1992
Davis, John. "Richard McDaniel: The New York Landscape," (exhibition catalog), The Schenectady Museum, New York, 1991.
Frank P. "Contemporary Hudson River Landscapes," (exhibition catalog),
Museum of the Hudson Highlands, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 1991.
Steiner, Raymond J. "McDaniel at Woodstock," Art Times, New York,Jan., 1991.
Alexander, Gary. "McDaniel's Mountains," Woodstock Times, New York,11/29/90.
Lawford-Juviler, Nina, ed. "Richard Webb McDaniel," Kaatskill Life,NY, Winter, '90.
Richard. Catskill Mountain Drawings. ISBN 0-935796-17-7, Woodstock, New
York: Phantom Press, Purple Mountain Press, 1990.
McDaniel, Richard. "Landscape As Positive Expression," Art Times, NY,Sept., '85.
Ferguson, Charles. "Three Centuries of American Painting," (exhibition catalog), The New Britain Museum of American Art, 1982
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