Daniel van Benthuysen has earned awards in juried national and regional exhibits. In 2014 he served as artist-in-residence at Weir Farm National Historic Site, the only site in the National Park System devoted to American painting. As a result of that residency, he was asked to join a panel discussion at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Alliance of Artist Communities.In August 2016 he was artist in residence at La Porte Peinte in Burgundy.
He teaches at Hofstra Univerity's School of Communication, drawing on 29 years experience as a senior editor, art director and director of design in news media.
His background includes a degree in art from Tulane University, a Master's with Distinction from Hofstra in Comparative Arts & Culture, and work as a monitor at the Art Students League of New York, assisting James Lancel McElhinney, Leonid Gervits, and Oldrich Teply. He has exhibited extensively on Long Island, in the Hudson Valley and in New York City.
His website is www.danvanb.com
Nyack, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, 2015
House on the Water oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, 2012
Brooklyn, oil on canvas, 40 x 30 inches, 2014
Under the West Side Highway, oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches, 2014
Weir Farm: The Tool Shed, oil on linen board, 12 x 16 inches, 2014
Weir Farm: His Studio Door, oil on canvas, 48 x 72 inches, (diptych) 2014
Hibiscus, oil on linen board, 12 x 16 inches, 2014
Lily, oil on linen board, 12 x 16 inches, 2014
Summer on the Hudson, oil on canvas, 36 x 36 inches, 2015
Weir Farm: The New Orchard, oil on canvas, 11 x 14 inches, 2014
Weir Farm: Trees by the Water, oil on linen board, 12 x 16 inches, 2014
Weir Farm: The Pond, oil on linen board, 9 x 12 inches, 2014S
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