International Artist, Oct / Nov 2018
"Representing the Real"
by John O'Hern
Recognized as a "Living Legend" at the Salmagundi Club American Masters Exhibition Oct 18, 2018
House Beautiful, Oct 2018
"Sophie - Spring St."
"Dianne B. Bernhard Gold Medal Award in Pastel" at The Allied Artists of America, Sep 16, 2018
American Art Collector, Aug 2018
"Representing the Real"
By John O'Hern
Hudson Valley Art Association Award for "Avi (Waiting) - 18th St."
Pastelagram, Summer 2018
"Daniel E. Greene, Studios and Subways: An American Master, His Life and Art; Book Review by Robert Carsten
Daniel Greene Retrospective: Butler Institute of American Art, May 13-Jul 15, 2018 Howland Township, OH; Mattatuck Museum: Sep 16-Nov 25, 2018 Waterbury, CT
The New York Observer
May 9, 2018
The Art of the Portrait - Portrait Society of America 2018
The American Dream: Amerikanischer Realismus 1945 bis 2017 Publication of Kunsthalle Emden Museum, Germany
Southwest Arts Magazine
Oil Painters of America
Daniel Greene's "Round Dance"
Vol. 45, No. 12 May 2016
Cutter and Cutter Gallery
Exhibition & Sale, Jan-Feb 2016
St. Augustine, Florida
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Photo by S. Farley for the New York Times.
Daniel Greene presenting the
pastel portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt to former
First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton at the White House, May 26,
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Daniel E. Greene, N.A. is a former instructor of painting at the
National Academy of Design and the Art Students League of New York.
He is the author of "Pastel" that was in print for 25
years and "The Art of Pastel," which were published in
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Chinese. In 1969,
Mr. Greene was elected to the National Academy of Design.
Gold Medal presented in 2001
by the Portrait Society of America
The Encyclopedia Britannica considers Mr. Greene the foremost pastelist
in the United States and in 1983, the Pastel Society of America
elected him to the Pastel Hall of Fame. In 2003, the Pastel Society
of the West Coast named Mr. Greene a Pastel Laureate.
In 1989, his work represented the United States at the first International
Biennial of Pastel in San Quentin, France. In 1992, he was awarded American Artist's magazine's first Lifetime Achievement award
in the category of oil painting and the Oil Painters of America
Society named him to their Hall of Fame.
In 1995, the American Society of Portrait Artists presented the
John Singer Sargent award to Daniel Greene for lifelong dedication
to the achievement of excellence in portraiture.
In May 1999, Mr. Greene was the recipient of the Benjamin Clinedinst
Medal of the Artist's Fellowship at a presentation in New York City.
In 2001, he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Portrait Society of
On May 26, 1994 in a special White House ceremony, Mr. Greene presented
to Hillary Rodham Clinton a pastel portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt.
In 2003, Mr. Greene was the annual honoree of the Salmagundi Club
and was presented their Gold Medal. In 2003, Mr. Greene was named
a Pastel Laureate by the Pastel Society of the West Coast and was
presented with the Joseph V. Giffuni Award by the Pastel Society
In 2006, Mr. Greene was the Artist in Tribute at the 75th Annual
Exhibition of the Hudson Valley Art Association. In 2007, Mr. Greene
was presented with the Gladys E. Cook Award for Painting by the
National Academy Museum at their 182nd Annual Members Exhibition.
In 2007, Mr. Greene was presented with the Great American Artworks
Award by the Pastel Society of America and also won First Place
for Landscape at the ARC International Salon by the Art Renewal
Center. In 2011, Mr. Greene was presented with the Herman Margulies
Award for Excellence by the Pastel Society at their 39th Annual
Exhibition and also was presented with the Art Spirit Foundation
Award by the Salmagundi Club at their 128th Annual Member Exhibition.
In 2012, the Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists at the conference
"Faces of Winter - A Daniel Greene Festival" honored Mr.
Greene with their Lifetime Achievement Award.
Also in 2012, Mr. Greene was presented with a Distinguished Artist
Award by the Oil Painters of America at their 21st Annual National
Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils and was presented with the
Gene Magazzini Memorial Award for Traditional Oils by the Salmagundi
Club at their 129th Annual Exhibition.
In 2012, the Pastel Society of America at their 40th Annual Exhibition
also presented Mr. Greene with the Jack Richeson Gold Award.
Mr. Greene's paintings and pastels are in over 700 public and private
collections in the United States and abroad. He has been the recipient
of the Elizabeth T. Greenshields Foundation grant and the Anna Lee
Stacey Foundation grant.
A retrospective exhibition of Mr. Greene's paintings and pastels
was held in 1987 at the Hammond Museum in New York. Five highly
successful exhibitions of Mr. Greene's subway series appeared in
New York and were featured on ABC-TV, Fox News, PBS, CNN, New York
1, NHK TV Japan, and in over 50 international magazines and newspapers.
One exhibition "Subway Paintings" at the New York Transit
Museum at Grand Central Terminal was the inaugural event in the
centennial year of the New York subway.
Mr. Greene has been the featured artist in American Artist magazine
15 times. Articles about his work have appeared eight times in the Artist's Magazine. Favorable reviews have appeared three
times in Art News magazine. In February 1999, Mr. Greene's
paintings were featured in a cover article of the International
In 1998 Daniel Greene was interviewed in the Academy Award nominated
documentary "Ayn Rand, a Sense of Life" and was the subject
of the cable documentary "The Genuine Article" as well
as a PBS documentary featuring his subway paintings.
Mr. Greene's figure and still-life paintings are handled by Eleanor
Ettinger Gallery in New York, New York, Cavalier Gallery in Greenwich,
Connecticut as well as Nantucket, Massachusetts and Miller Gallery
in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Highly regarded as a portrait artist, his subjects include leaders
of government, banking, education, and industry. A few of the early
works include Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, astronaut Walter Schirra,
author Ayn Rand, and William Randolph Hearst.
Some governmental portraits include Governor Scott of North Carolina,
Governor Laxalt of Nevada, Governor Beliles of Virginia, Governor
Lehman of New York, as well as two mayors of New York City.
Some later portraits include Dave Thomas of Wendy's, Governor Fob
James of Alabama, commentator Rush Limbaugh, Congressman Billy Tauzin,
composer Alan Menken and Bryant Gumbel of CBS.
Some recent portraits include john and Adele Lehman for Harvard,
Eric Widing of Christie's and Governor Benjamin Cayetano of Hawaii.
A partial list of sitters includes the chairmen of the boards of
Honeywell, Coca-Cola Company, Dupont Corporation, American Express,
the New York stock exchange and IBM. Mr. Greene has also painted
the deans and presidents of: Tufts, Duke, Columbia, North Carolina,
West Point, Delaware, New York, Princeton, Rutgers, Yale and Harvard