Jon R. Friedman
Jon R. Friedman's vividly realistic landscapes and nature scenes have been viewed all across the United States. Acclaimed in exhibitions, appreciated in public collections and requested by public commission, Friedman's oils and acrylics are riveting and compelling.
Friedman's work has been honored through several grants, awards, and public commissions throughout his career. His work is displayed in mural and sculpture form at the Nathan Cummings Foundation in New York; he received a Residency Grant at the Ossabaw Island Project in Georgia; and he was a University Scholar for Princeton University.
Friedman has held solo exhibitions in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Santa Monica, California, and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. His work is displayed in such prominent corporate collections as American Telegraph & Telephone, McGraw-Hill Publishers, the American Broadcasting Company in New York, and Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals.
Friedman has participated in numerous group shows. Uptown Gallery and Hubert Gallery in New York City, Tree's Place Gallery in Orleans, Massachusetts, and Perimeter Gallery in Chicago, Illinois regularly feature his work.
Friedman is also a sought-after portrait painter with a growing international reputation. Recently he has completed portrait commissions for the American Philosophical Society, The National Institutes of Health, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Royal College of Surgeons of England, among others.
Friedman's education is varied. He received a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Princeton University and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art with additional studies at the Corcoran Museum School and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.