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Daniel E. Greene PSA, NA, AWS; American artist who works in the media of pastels and oil painting. The Encyclopædia Britannica considers Mr. Greene the foremost pastelist in the United States. His paintings and pastels are in over 700 public and private collections in the United States and abroad. Highly regarded as a portrait artist, his subjects have included leaders of Government, Banking, Education and Industry. Some of his sitters include First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, Ayn Rand, Astronaut Walter Schirra, William Randolph Hearst, “Wendy’s” founder Dave Thomas, Commentator Rush Limbaugh, Composer Alan Menken, Bryant Gumbel and Bob Schieffer of CBS TV....
Daniel Greene was born in 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati 1944-46, and the Art Students League of New York 1953-55. He is the author of the book “Pastel” (in print for 25 years) and “The Art of Pastel”, which were published in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese. He also has produced 6 instructional videos in the subjects of portrait drawing, color method, pastel and oil painting.
Greene lives and works in New York State, His popular workshops are held each summer in his studio in North Salem, NY. He is married to Wende Caporale, who is also a portrait artist and illustrator; and works in pastel and oil painting. In the past, he worked as an instructor of painting at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League of New York. Mr. Greene has taught over 10,000 students in the US and abroad.
Mr. Greene’s paintings are represented by Cavalier Gallery in Greenwich, CT, Nantucket, MA and New York, NY, Gallery Henoch in New York, NY, Miller Gallery in Cincinnati, OH and SR Brennen Gallery in Palm Desert, CA, Santa Fe, NM, and Scottsdale, AZ.