Don Stone

This biography from the Archives of AskART:

 

From a summer studio on Monhegan Island, Maine, and a winter studio in Exeter, New Hampshire, Donald Stone paints landscapes and water scenes in a highly Impressionist style.

 

He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and has taught in Boston at the Vesper George School of Art and the New England School of Art. Stone has also conducted painting summer sessions on Monhegan Island.

 

Source:

 

Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"

Jane Curtis and Will Lieberman, "Monhegan: The Artists' Island"

Biography from Cavalier Galleries Inc.:

 

Professional Memberships

 

National Academy of Design (Full Member)

 

American Watercolor Society (Dolphin Fellow)

 

American Society of Marine Artists

 

Allied Artists of America

 

The Guild of Boston Artists

 

Academic Artists Association

 

Rockport Art Association

 

Copley Society of Boston

 

New England Watercolor Society

 

North Shore Arts Association

 

Hudson Valley Arts Association

 

Oqunquit Art Association

 

 

Permanent Collections

 

American Art Review Magazine

 

Cape Ann Historical Society, Cape Ann, MA

 

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

 

Marietta College, Marietta, OH

 

Mobile Art Museum, Mobile, AL

 

University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

 

Peabody Maritime Museum, Salem, MA

 

The Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH

 

 

Creative Works

 

2001 White House Historical Society Calendar (July- State of Maine)

Modern Oil Impressionists, Ron Ransom, Northlight, 1993

 

Watercolour Impressionists, Ron Ransom, Northlight, 1992

 

Cover for The National Fisherman, Yearbook Issue, 1983

 

Cover for the Lone Voyager, Joseph E. Garland, 1978

 

Cover for Down East Magazine, 1977

 

Cover for Yankee Magazine, 1975, 1976

 

 

Exhibitions

 

Bush Presidential Library, February-September 1999

 

Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

 

DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

 

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

 

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

 

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME

 

Kalamazoo Museum, Kalamazoo, MI

 

Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

 

Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA

 

Gordon College, Beverly, MA

 

Mobile Art Museum, Mobile, AL

 

Mainstreams, Marietta College, Marietta, OH

 

Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS

 

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, ME

 

Lyme Academy, Old Lyme, CT

 

Hubbard Museum, Ruidoso, NM

 

The Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH

 

Cahoon Musuem of American Art, Cotuit, MA

 

 

Awards

 

1995 Best in Show, Rockport Art Association, Rockport, MA

 

1993 Top Honor Award – Watercolor, Academic Artists Association, Inc., Springfield, MA

 

1993 American Artist Professional League Award, North Shore Arts Association, Gloucester, MA

 

1993 Robb Sagendorph Memorial Award from Yankee Magazine Spring Summer Show, Copley Society, Boston, MA

 

1992 Emile Gruppe Award, North Shore Arts Society, Gloucester, MA

 

1991 Silver Medal, New England Watercolor Society

 

1991 Michael & Ethel Corey Memorial Award, American Artists Association,

Inc., Springfield, MA

 

1988 President’s Award, National Arts Club, NYC

 

1986 Harriet Lumis Memorial Award, Grumbacher, Guild of Boston Artists

 

1985 Grumbacher Gold Medal, Knickerbocker Artists, NY

 

1985 Cathy Altavater Memorial Award, American Watercolor Society, OH

 

1985 Silver Medal American Watercolor Society of Salmagundi Club, NYC

 

1985 Strathmore Paper Award, Academic Artists Association, MA

 

1985 Native Accent Award, ME

 

1984 Dr. Clifford W. Mills Award for Seascape, Allied Artists of America, NYC

 

1985 Mrs. John Newington Award (first for watercolor), Hudson Valley Arts, NY

 

1983 Frank Van Steen Memorial Award for Oil, Hudson Valley Arts, NY

 

1983 Ruth Anderson Memorial Award, North Shore Arts, MA

 

1983 Honorable Mention, New England Watercolor Society, MA

 

1982 Herbert Bonhert Memorial Award, Hudson Valley Arts, NY

 

1980 Gold Medal, Hudson Valley Arts, NY

 

1980 Gordon Grant Memorial Award, North Shore Arts, MA

 

1979 Adolph and Clara Obrig Prize, National Academy of Design, NYC

 

1979 Mrs. John Newington Award, Hudson Valley Arts, NYC

 

1979 Boston Guild of Artists Award, North Shore Arts, MA

 

1978 Muriel Alvord Ward Memorial Award, Academic Artists Assoc. MA

 

1978 David Soloway Memorial Award, Allied Artists of America, NYC

 

1978 Award of Excellence, Ellsworth Gallery, CT

 

1977 Council of American Artists Societies Award, Hudson Valley Arts, NY

 

1977 Gordon Grant Memorial Award, North Shore Arts, MA

 

1976 William Alfred White Memorial Award, Salmagundi Club, NYC

 

1976 Figure Painting Award, Rockport Art Association, MA

 

1975 Gold Medal for Maritime Painting, Franklin Mint Gallery of American Art

 

1975 The Mary Litt Medal, American Watercolor Society, NYC

 

1974 Gold Medal for Watercolor, Franklin Mint Gallery of American Art, PA

 

 

Early Important Awards and Grants: 1970-1963

 

1970 Greenshields Foundation Grant

 

1970 Gold Medal, Jordan Marsh Show, Boston, MA

 

1970 Silver Medal, Jury’s Award, Jordan Marsh Show, Boston, MA

 

1969 Greenshields Foundation Grant

 

1968 Gold Medal of Honor, Rockport Art Association, MA

 

1968 William A. Paton Prize, National Academy of Design, NYC

 

1967 Gold Medal for Watercolor, Allied Artists of America, NYC

 

1965 Gold Medal, Kent Art Association, CT

 

1963 American Watercolor Society Award, NYC

 

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