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



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