b. 1948, Berkeley, California
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 2001
WOODSTOCK SCHOOL OF ART, Woodstock, New York, 1983 to 1999
POST COLLEGE, Waterbury, Connecticut, Artist-in-Residence, 1986-87
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY 1985-87
painting workshops, USA, Canada & Europe, 1984 to present
SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected listing)
REDDING 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.; WILLIAM LESTER GALLERY, Point Reyes Station, CA.
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected listing)
National 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; Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA; 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; Lee Youngman Galleries, Calistoga, CA.; 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 of Notre Dame
Elected to Membership:
American Impressionist Society
Oil Painters of America
Society of Master Impressionists
Pastel Society of America, signature member
Pastel Society of the West Coast, signature member
National Academy of Professional Plein Air Painters, signature member
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
Newport Art Museum, RI
Schenectady Museum, NY
Woodstock Historical Society Museum, NY
Fairfield University, CT
Post College, Waterbury, CT
Snow College, Ephraim, UT
University of Notre Dame, IN
McConnell Foundation, Redding, CA
Dun Properties, Dun & Bradstreet, NJ, NY
Management Compensation Group of New York, NY
Great American Art Works, Cincinnati, OH
Rush-Van Dyke Collection, Sioux City, IA
The Blonder Group, Nashville, TN
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
Kaiser Permanente, WA
Northwestern University Hospital, IL
Sidney Sass Associates, New York, NY
St. John's Medical Center, WA
University of Texas, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Oscar the Grouch
McDaniel, Richard. "Reflections on Plein Air Painting", Pastel Society of America: Pastelagram, New York, Spring 2009.
Johnson, Michael Chesley. "A Dialogue with Richard McDaniel," Pastel Journal, Cincinnati, August, 2007.
Ko, Prisca. Artworks. Marshall Cavendish Publishing. Singapore. ISBN: 978-981-01-6465-2.
Storm, Hannah. Notre Dame Inspirations, Doubleday, 2006. ISBN: 978-0-385-51812-3
Bloomfield and Markle. PURE COLOR: The Best of Pastel, North Light Books, 2006. ISBN: 1-58180-764-3.
McDaniel, Richard. ON LOCATION: Plein Air Painting in PASTEL. ISBN 1-929834-59-4, Chatswood, International Artist Publishing, 2005.
Mesch, Kate. "Lessons from a Master," The Artist's Magazine, Cincinnati, April, 2005.
McDaniel, Richard. "Working on a Grand Scale", International Artist, Chatswood, NSW, Australia, Dec. 2003.
"Master Pastel Artists of the World," Pastel Artist International, Chatswood, NSW, Australia, March/April, 2002.
Pollard and Little. Creative Computer Tools for Artists, Watson-Guptill, 2001.
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. Paperback edition, 2004.
McDaniel, Richard. The Drawing Book. ISBN 0-8230-3273-6, New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1995. Paperback edition, 2001, Chinese edition, 2000.
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.
Marx, 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.
McDaniel, 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