Personal History
Born in Brooklyn, NY, 1942
Attended New York City public schools
B.F.A., Pratt Institute, 1967
M.F.A., Indiana University, 1969

Fellowships/Grants/Awards
1960  Staten Island Museum, Staten Island, NY
1961  Staten Island Museum, Staten Island, NY
1966  Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1967  Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
1967  Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
1968  Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
1969  Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
1968  Art Association of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
1969  Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
1970  Elizabeth T. Greenshields Memorial Foundation, Montreal, Quebec
1971  Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
1975  New York State Creative Artists Public Service Program, Albany, NY
2014  Gottlieb Foundation (Individual Emergency Grant), New York, NY

Visiting Artist/Guest Faculty/Teaching Positions
1967-1969  Indiana University
1970  Yale University
1972  Ohio University
1972  Eastern Michigan University
1972–1973  Art Institute of Chicago
1973  Skidmore College
1976  Skidmore College
1978  Moore College of Art
1980–1981 SUNY–Potsdam
2015  Hamilton College, Adirondack Studies Program, Keene, NY

Solo Exhibitions
1961  Staten Island Museum, Staten Island, NY
1962  Perillo Gallery, Staten Island, NY
1964  Kottler Gallery, New York, NY
1967  Editions Ltd. Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
1969  Indiana University Museum of Art, Bloomington, IN
1972  Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
1973  Artists’ Space, New York, NY
1974  Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
1974  Gallery 38 East, New York, NY
1975  Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
1975  Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
1976  Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, NY
1977  Center for Music, Drama, and Art, Lake Placid, NY
1978  Kemerer Museum, Bethlehem, PA
1978  Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
1978  Chatauqua Institution, Chatauqua, NY
1978  Hudson Walker Memorial Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1979  Adirondack Store and Gallery, Ray Brook, NY
1980  PDI Gallery, Boston, MA
1980  Arts Council Emporium, Chateaugay, NY
1981  Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1981  A. M. Sachs Gallery, New York, NY
1981  Adirondack Store and Gallery, Lake Placid, NY
1983  Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1984  Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
1984  Durham-Ziff Gallery (March), New York, NY
1984  Durham-Ziff Gallery (December), New York, NY
1985  Xochipilli Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1988  Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
1989  Tokyo American Club, Tokyo, Japan
1989  Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
1989  Kintetsu Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
1989  Bokusin Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1990  Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1990  Hillside Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1990  Maibara Industrial and Cultural Center, Shiga, Japan
1990  Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
1991  Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1992  Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
1997  NC Arts Gallery, Canton, NY
1997  Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls, NY
1997  American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester, VT
1997  Casoff-Henry Gallery, New York, NY
1998  Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
1999  Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT
2001  Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
2002  Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery, Saranac Lake, NY
2002  Chaffee Center for the Visual Arts, Rutland, VT
2003  Iron Bridge Gallery, Long Lake, NY
2003  Tabor Hill Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
2004  Iron Bridge Gallery, Long Lake, NY
2006  Redux Fine Art, Dorset, VT
2006  Iron Bridge Gallery, Long Lake, NY
2007  Redux Fine Art, Dorset, VT
2008  Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
2008  Redux Fine Art, Dorset, VT
2009  Ivy Associates Gallery, Schuylerville, NY
2010  ADK Gallery, Lake George, NY
2010  Ivy Associates Gallery, Schuylerville, NY
2011  Silverwood Gallery, Bolton Landing, NY
2012  Ivy Associates Gallery, Schuylerville, NY
2016  Neumann Fine Art, Hillsdale, NY

Group Exhibitions
1960  Staten Island Museum, Staten Island, NY
1967  Pratt Graphic Arts Center, New York, NY
1967  Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
1968  Herron Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
1969  Herron Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
1969  Galerie Richard Hartmann, Munich, Germany
1969  Wiesbaden Kunsthalle, Wiesbaden, Germany
1970  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1970  Hundred Acres Gallery, New York, NY
1971  Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
1971  Stout State University, Menomonie, WI
1972  New York Cultural Center, New York, NY
1972  Galleria Il Fante Di Spade, Rome, Italy
1972  Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
1972  Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
1972  Ohio University School of Art Museum, Athens, OH
1972  J. B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY
1973  SUNY–Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY
1974  Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA
1974  Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1975  Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY
1975  Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
1975  Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center, Fredonia, NY
1975  Westmoreland County Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA
1975  Saint John's University, Jamaica, NY
1976  Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE
1976  Siena College, Albany, NY
1978  Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, NY
1978  Gross-McLeaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1978  Lake George Institute of History, Science and Art, Lake George, NY
1979  Marion Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1979  William C. Green Federal Building, Philadelphia, PA
1980  Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
1980  XIII Olympic Winter Games, Lake Placid, NY
1980  Center for Music, Drama and Art, Lake Placid, NY
1981  Roland Gibson Gallery, SUNY–Potsdam, Potsdam, NY
1985  Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH
1986  Kawakami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1987  Bokushin Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1987  Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
1989  NHK Japan National Broadcasting Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1989  Dentsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1991  R. H. Love Contemporary, Chicago, IL
1991  Nikken Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1993  Dorothy Rosenthal Gallery, Chicago, IL
1993  Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
1994  Alexa Ring Gallery, Essex, NY
1995  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
1996  Gerold Wunderlich and Company, New York, NY
1999  Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
1999  Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA
1999  Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery (Spring), Shelburne, NY
1999  Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery (Summer), Shelburne, NY
2000  Hudson Walker Memorial Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2002  Gallery 100 (March), Saratoga Springs, NY
2002  Gallery 100 (September), Saratoga Springs, NY
2003  Tannery Road Center Gallery, North Creek, NY
2004  Heidelberg Japan Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2005  Elizabeth C. Wilson Museum, Southern Vermont Art Ctr., Manchester, VT
2008  Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
2009  D. Wigmore Fine Art, New York, NY
2010  National Academy of Design, New York, NY
2013  Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC

Selected List of Collections
Adirondack Museum
Albany Institute of History and Art
Ameritech Corporation/Michigan Bell
Amis Company, Ltd., Tokyo
Crow Family Holdings
Flickinger Corporation
Ford Motor Company
Government Risk Insurance Corporation
Great Lakes Bancorp
Hilton Corporation
Hokkaido Hotel Group, Ltd., Sapporo
Indiana University Museum of Art
Japan National Broadcasting, NHK
Japan Telephone, NTT
Manufacturers and Traders Trust Corporation
Massachusetts General Hospital
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Midlantic National Bank
National Archives
New York State Museum
Newark Museum
Nikken, Ltd., Tokyo
Ohio University
Okumura Collection, Kyoto
Plattsburgh Government Center
Pratt Institute
Rich Corporation
Smithsonian Institution
St. Lawrence University
University of Michigan Museum of Art
Upstate Medical Center–Albany

Catalogs, Feature Articles, Reviews, Illustrations
Included in Who’s Who in American Art, Dictionary of International Biography,
        Personaggi Contemporanei,
and Strathmore’s Who’s Who.
Muller-Mehlis, Reinhard. Poetischer Amerikanischer Realismus: Paul Wiesenfeld,
        Don Wynn.
Munich, West Germany: Galerie Richard Hartmann, 1969. In
       German.
Monte, James. 22 Realists. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1970.
Ratcliff, Carter. “New York.” Art International (April 1970).
Rasmussen, Keith. Drawings by Representational Painters. Menomonie, WI:
       Stout State University, 1971.
Pressler, Stephen. Realism and Figuration. Tallahassee: Florida State University,
       1971.
Caldwell, Henry B. Recent Paintings by Don Wynn. Allentown, PA: Allentown Art
       Museum, 1972.
McGarrell, James. Nuovi Realisti Americani. Rome, Italy: Galleria Il Fante Di
       Spade, 1972. In Italian.
Burton, Scott. The Realist Revival. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1972.
Schjeldahl, Peter. “Realism: A Retreat to the Fundamentals?” New York Times,
       24 December 1972.
Henry, Gerrit. “A Realist Twin Bill.” Art News (February 1973).
Godfrey, Robert. The Figure in Recent American Painting. New Wilmington:
       Pennsylvania Council on the Arts/Westminster College, 1974.
Donahue, Victoria. “Return to Nature Marks Landscape Exhibition.” Philadelphia
       Inquirer,
15 August 1976.
Godfrey, Robert. The American Artist and the Landscape. New Wilmington:
       Pennsylvania Council on the Arts/Westminster College, 1976.
Tannenbaum, Judith. “Don Wynn.” Arts (January 1977).
Gilborn, Alice. “Life from Art.” Adirondack Life (November 1977).
New York State Conservationist, cover, 1977. Color reproduction.
Lee, Chris Eckstrom, and Mark Godfrey. “The Adirondacks.” In Exploring
       America’s Backcountry.
Wash., DC: National Geographic Society, 1979.
People, Places, and Things: Imagination and Perception in Realist Art.
       Philadelphia: Graphic Data Ltd., 1979. Multiauthored.
Donahue, Victoria. “About the Judge’s Nudes: It May Be a New Kind of
       Activism.” Philadelphia Inquirer,  4 February 1979.
Poster for film Cold River, Ritchie-Sullivan-Sweeny Productions, 1979.
Stolbach, Michael Hunt. “Artist’s Choice.” Arts (November 1980).
Art Now New York (February 1981). Review article.
Art World, 20 February 1981. Review article.
Bannon, Anthony. “Painter’s Show Reflects Creative Force of a Century.” Buffalo
       Evening News,
3 June 1981.
Huntington, Richard. “Wynn’s Dark Art on View.” Buffalo Courier Express, 28
       June 1981.
Donohue, Victoria. “Academy’s Show of Realists Is Big But Sadly Unfocused.”
       Philadelphia Inquirer, 20 September 1981.
Howell, George. “Young Painter Uses Old Moods.” Buffalo News, 25 May 1983.
Lemon, Peter. “Don Wynn: Taxidermy and Works of Art.” American Artist
      
(September 1983).
Colby, Joy Hakanson. “Art.” Detroit News, 26 May 1985.
Lindquist, Kenneth H. Don Wynn. Elmira, NY: Arnot Art Museum, 1985.
“The Erotic in Modern Art.” Penthouse Letters (February, March, and April 1986),
       Penthouse Publications, New York, NY.
Poster, Fishing for a Cure, American Lung Association, New York State, 1986.
Ramljak, Suzanne. “Odd Couple.” Ann Arbor News, 25 January 1987.
Oestreicher, Charles. “Arts.” Michigan Daily, 2 February 1987.
Cantu, John Carlos. “Joint Exhibit Reveals Art’s Dichotomy.” Ann Arbor News, 31
       January 1988.
“Fishing in Summer.” Fly Fisher 4 (Summer 1989), Tsuribito-Sha Ltd., Tokyo.  In
       Japanese.
“Frontline: Nature Art.” Be Pal (August 1989), Shogakukan-Sha Ltd., Tokyo. In
       Japanese.
“Don Wynn Exhibit in Kyoto.” Serai (September 1989), Shogakukan-Sha Ltd.,
       Tokyo. In Japanese.
“Outdoor Art Notes.” Outdoor (Autumn 1989), Yama To Keikoku-Sha Ltd.,
       Tokyo. In Japanese.
Atwood, Margaret. “When It Happens.” Switch (October 1989), Fusosha Ltd.,
       Tokyo. In Japanese.
Two posters for Kintetsu Department Stores, Nature Art series, Kyoto, Japan,
       1989.
“Don Wynn at Hillside Gallery.” Serai (May 1990), Shogakukan-Sha Ltd., Tokyo. 
       In Japanese.
Erdoes, Richard, and Arfonso Ortiz. “Rabbit Boy” (from American Indian Myths
       and Legends
). Switch (May 1990), Fusosha Ltd., Tokyo. In Japanese.
Erdoes, Richard, and Arfonso Ortiz. “Walks-All-Over-the-Sky” (from American
       Indian Myths and Legends
). Switch (July 1990), Fusosha Ltd., Tokyo. In
       Japanese.
“Possibilities.” Brutus 239 (December 1990), King Features Syndicate Ltd.,
       Tokyo.
Don Wynn. Exhibition catalog, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo, 1990. In Japanese.
Mandel, Patricia C. F. Fair Wilderness: American Paintings in the Collection of the
       Adirondack Museum.
Blue Mountain Lake, NY: Adirondack Museum, 1990.
20 Under 30. Tokyo: Charles Scribners Sons/Bungeishunju Ltd., 1990. Cover.
“Fishing in Autumn.” Fly Fisher 13 (Autumn 1991), Tsuribito-Sha Ltd., Tokyo. In
       Japanese.
Presentation set of 3 telephone credit cards (TELECA), for NTT (Japan
       Telephone), Tokyo, 1991.
Winter Catalog 1991. Eastwood Company, Tokyo. Cover.
Cantu, John Carlos. “Wynn’s Work Illustrates Growth, Sophisticated Use of
       Materials.” Ann Arbor News, 23 February 1992.
“Six Artists Interpret the Adirondacks.” Adirondack Life (April 1992).
“Fishing in Springtime.” Fly Fisher 15 (Spring 1992), Tsuribito-Sha Ltd., Tokyo.
       In Japanese.
Ai No Mori (Love of the forest). Tokyo: Magazine House, 1992. In Japanese.
McGrath, Robert L. A Wild Sort of Beauty: Public Places and Private Visions. Blue
       Mountain Lake, NY: Adirondack Museum, 1992.
Love, Richard H. Stars and Stripes Forever: The Flag in Contemporary American
       Art.
Chicago: R. H. Love Contemporary, 1992.
“Elle-Homme Presents.” Elle-Homme (July 1992), Time-Hachette Japan Ltd. In
       Japanese.
The North Country Fiddlers. Saranac Lake, NY: Currier Press, 1992. Cover.
Adirondacks: Past and Present. Exhibition catalog, Gerold Wunderlich & Co.,
       New York, 1996.
“Making It at the Met.” Adirondack Daily Enterprise (Saranac Lake, NY), 11 July
       1996.
McCracken, Robert G. Las Vegas: The Great American Playground. Ft. Collins,
       CO: Marion Street Publishing Company, dist. by University of Nevada Press,
       1996. Illustration, p. 2.
Copeland, Jacqueline. “Metropolitan Museum Acquires Painting by Local Artist.”
       Tupper Lake Free Press, 7 August 1996.
 “Wynn’s In.” Northern Lights. Adirondack Life (November/December 1996).
 “The American Fly Fisher.” Journal of the American Museum of Fly Fishing 23
       (3) (Summer 1997).
Festival of the Arts, 1999-2000. Exhibition catalog, Southern Vermont Arts 
       Center, Manchester, VT, 1999, p. 15.
Seidman, Sarah. “From the Dream to the Studio.” Times-Argus, Arts section,
       Montpelier, VT, 2 Feb. 2001.
Awodey, Mark. “Three Fur the Road.” Seven Days, Burlington, VT, 14 Feb. 2001.
Bergeron, Danielle. “Best Bets: Wynn Exhibit.” Weekend section, Rutland Daily  
       Herald
, 1 June 2001.
Notecard series, “Campfire,” Adirondack Museum, 2003.
Cantu, John Carlos. “Viewer Is Like an Intrusive Detective at Paradoxical Art
       Exhibit.” Arts section, p. 1, Ann Arbor News, 16 November 2003. Color
       reproduction.
Promotional notecard, postcard, and poster series. Heidelberg Japan, K.K.,
       Tokyo, Japan, 2004.
Madkour, Christopher. Picasso to Warhol: Paintings from the Sixties and Seventies. Exhibition catalog, Elizabeth C. Wilson Museum, Southern Vermont
       Arts Center, Manchester, Vermont, 2005.
The Encylopedia of New York State. Edited by Peter Eisenstadt, Syracuse
       University Press, 2005, p.120.
Jamieson, Paul, and Neal Burdick, eds. The Adirondack Reader. 3rd ed. Lake
       George, NY: Adirondack Mountain Club, 2009. Includes color reproductions.
Adirondack Art Today. Exhibition catalog. D. Wigmore Fine Art, New York, NY,
       2009. Includes color reproductions.
Molarsky, Mona. “Adirondack Art Today,” in Reviews: New York. Art News (May
       2009).
Post, Paul. “Schuylerville Gallery Welcomes Wynn Exhibit.” The Saratogian, 27
       June 2009. Color reproduction.
185th Annual Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art. National
       Academy of Design, New York, NY, 2010. Checklist catalog, color
       reproduction.
“Noted Adirondack Artist at Silverwood Gallery.” Lake George Mirror, 5 August
       2011. Color reproduction.
Lemon, Peter. “The Interpreter.” Adirondack Life, January–February 2012. Color
       reproductions.
An Adirondack Year: Paintings by Don Wynn. 2017 wall calendar.
       Neumann Media, Hillsdale, NY, 2016. Twenty-four color reproductions, with
       extensive narrative text by the artist.
Wynn, Don. "Cat Ponds: A Brook Trout Story." Adirondack Almanack, 16
        September 2017. Extensive color reproductions. Online at
       
https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/.
Wynn, Don. “Christmas Eve: Two Paintings, Two Realities.” Adirondack 
        Almanack
, 23 December 2017. Color reproductions. Online at
       
https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/.

 
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