Jon R. Friedman • Artist

Jon Friedman's Studio

Current and Upcoming Events

December 2014-February 2015: Portrait study of Janet Rowley is included in an exhibition of "Recent Acquisitions" at the National Portrait Gallery.

May 22 2015 -September 5 2016: Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze, group exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

May 2015: Portrait of Leon Gorman, President for 45 years and Chairman of the Board of L.L.Bean, will be unveiled in Freeport, Maine.

2015: Portrait of Louise Slaughter, first woman to chair the House Rules Committee, will be unveiled in the Rules Committee Room in the Capitol.

2015: Two portraits of Henry Waxman, one for the House Energy and Commerce Committee and one for the Committee on Government Oversight and Reform are scheduled to be unveiled in the committee hearing rooms.

2015: Portrait of Eduardo Glandt will be unveiled at the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering

Portraits currently in progress: Ben Bernanke for the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC.; Glenn Steele for Geisinger Health Systems in Danville, Pennsylvannia; Larry Corey for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute in Seattle, Washington; and Katepalli Sreenivasan for the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.



Recent Events


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.

December 2013: Portrait of Michael Bloomberg was unveiled in New York City Hall.

November 2013: Portrait study of Barney Frank was acquired by the National Portrait Gallery for their permanent collection. 

May 2013: Publication of Contemporary Cape Cod Artists: Images of Land and Sea by Deborah Forman, Schiffer Press. The volume includes a section featuring my landscape paintings of Cape Cod.

June 2013: Portrait of Harold Varmus commissioned by the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center was unveiled in New York City.

June 2013: Portrait of Barney Frank commissioned by the U.S. House of Representatives was unveiled in the  House Financial Services and Banking Committee hearing room. 

January 2013: Portrait studies of Maxine Singer and Janet Rowley were acquired by the National Portrait Gallery for their permanent collection.

June 16 - July 22, 2012: "Jon Friedman, Notables and Friends, Contemporary Portraits": a survey of oil studies on prepared paper for public commissions and private portraits, Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, Massachusetts





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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