Jon R. Friedman • Artist

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Current and Upcoming Events

One of the preliminary studies for my portrait of Katepalli Sreenivasan is included in the "Recent Acquisitions" exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

The portrait of Lt. General John Rosa, retiring President of the Citadel Military College, Charleston, South Carolina will be unveiled in March.


Portraits currently in progress

Merryl Tisch, former Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents.

Janet Yellen, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board

Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of Pepsico, commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery 


Recent Events

April 26, 2018: the portrait of Harold Varmus was unveiled at the National Cancer Institute.

May 25, 2018: the portrait of the Honorable Alvin Anthony Schall was unveiled at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

October 20, 2017: Portrait of Sharon Prost, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit was unveiled in Washington, DC.

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

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.

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

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

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










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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