Jon R. Friedman • Artist

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Current and Upcoming Events

Portraits of Sharon Prost, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and Harold Varmus, former Director of the National Cancer Institute are currently in progress. 

May 19, 2017: Portrait of President Tori Haring-Smith was unveiled at Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, PA.

2278 Tori Haring-Smith with her portrait (170519)

Spring 2017: Portrait of Carolyn Lamm was unveiled at the University of Miami Law School.

 2267 Carolyn Lamm #4

May 11, 2017: Portrait study for the commissioned portrait of Leon Gorman, the former CEO of L.L. Bean which was gifted by the artist to Bowdoin College (Gorman's alma mater) was dedicated and unveiled.

On May 1, 2017 the auditorium at the National Academy of Sciences was renamed The Fred Kavli Auditorium. The Kavli Foundation headquartered in Oxnard, CA, gifted my portrait of Fred to the Academy to hang at the entrance to the auditorium.

170501 Fred Kavli Auditorium Dedication, National Academy of Sciences

April 2017: A display of ten portrait studies, part of a gift from the artist of twenty studies, was installed at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia, PA.

170427 American Philosophic Society Portrait Display-1-2

March 2017: Portraits of former President Jerry Hultin and Katepelli Sreenivasan were unveiled at the Bern Dibner Library of NYU Tandon (formerly Brooklyn Polystechnic Institute).

170325 Jerry Hultin & Katepelli Sreenivasan Portrait Unveiling -50

February 2017: Private portrait commission of Bill Kahane, CEO of Metropolitan Wealth Management, was completed.

 2269 Bill Kahane & portrait

November 2016: The National Portrait Gallery acquired a preliminary study for my portrait of Ben Bernanke commissioned by the Federal Reserve Board, and a preliminary study for my portrait of Larry Corey commissioned by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Institute, for their permanent collection. 

2213 Larry Corey, Study #3 (monochrome)

2187 Ben Bernanke, Study #6


Recent Events

Fall 2016: Portrait of the Honorable Ray Clevenger was installed at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 

June 14, 2016: Portrait of Larry Corey was unveiled at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. 

May 2, 2016: Portrait of Ralph Cicerone was unveiled at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC.

March 31, 2016: Portrait of Ben Bernanke was unveiled at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC.

December 2014: Portrait of Ted Turner was unveiled in a ceremony at the National Portrait Gallery.

November 2014: Portrait study of Leon Gorman, was acquired by the National Portrait Gallery. 

September 2014: Portrait of the Honorable Paul L. Friedman was unveiled in a ceremony at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.







About Jon Friedman

2076 Self Portrait January 2012

Jon R. Friedman paints landscapes, figure paintings, and commissioned portraits. He also creates assemblages and constructions and site-specific installations. Friedman has studios in both New York City and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. See Jon Friedman's Resumé for more information.

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