In 2003, Friedman left Manhattan where she had been living since the 1970s to settle in Ulster County in upstate New York. The new work grew from an intuitive process rather than any system, and many of the paintings are based upon small studies and travel.



"Degrees of Abstraction"

Oriole 9, Woodstock, September 2016



"Viewpoints 2016"

Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art (Juror, Mary Birmingham) 591 Broad St.,Newark, NJ Jun 2-20, 2016


Nov-Dec 2016

George Billis Gallery, 525 W. 26th St. , NYC,


Friedman has had six solo shows in the Chelsea district of New York, the James McNeil Whistler Museum (MA), and the Booth Western Art Museum(GA). Her work was chosen in 2013 by the US Dept of State - Art in Embassies Program for exhibitions at the US Embassies in Djibouti, E. Africa and Colombo, Sri Lanka and included in exhibits at the Albright Knox Museum, the Attleboro Museum, the Hammond Museum and is in numerous private and corporate collections including Pfizer, IBM, McGraw Hill and the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Sarasota. She has been awarded seven art residencies from the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts,Tyrone Guthrie Center (Ireland), and Valparaiso (Spain). Listed in Who's Who in American Art, she received a BA/MFA from Queens College, an Ed.D. in Art Education from Columbia University Teachers College and studied at the New York Studio School.



    Friedman's work has been shown in solo exhibitions at the James McNeil Whistler Museum, the Galleria Nacional Museum in Costa Rica, and numerous solo shows in New York City including a recent exhibit at the Prince Street Gallery in Chelsea and Noho Gallery. Her work was selected in 2013 by the U.S. Department of State Art-In-Embassies Program for the US Embassy in Djibouti, E. Africa and Colombo, Sri Lanka.


    Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Ireland, 2008

    Julia & David White Art Colony, 2007 & 2008

    Moulin a Nef, Auvillar, France, 2006

    Foundation Valparaiso, Spain 2005

    Art Residency, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Taos, New Mexico, 2003

    Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA, 2000

    Platte Clove Artist Residency, Saugerties, NY, 2000


    Queens College , BA, MFA

    Teachers College, Columbia University, Ed.D, Art

    New York Studio School

    Brooklyn Museum Art School

  • NEWS



    Degrees of Abstraction

    Oriole 9, Woodstock

    September 2016




    Viewpoints 2016

    Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art

    Juror: Mary Birmingham

    591 Broad St.,Newark, NJ

    Jun 2-20, 2016

    Reception Sat Jun 11, 6-9 pm


    Link to NY Art Examiner article Sept 21, 2015: "Artist spotlight– Lynne Friedman"


    Nov-Dec 2016

    George Billis Gallery

    525 W. 26th St. , NYC




    US House of Representatives-Chris Gibson Office, Wash DC

    "Far and Wide", Ian Berry, juror, Woodstock Art Assoc & Museum

    "78th Exhibition-Art of the Mohawk Hudson Region, Stephen Westfall, juror, Albany Institute of Art and History


    "Shape Shifting: Lynne Friedman", Catalog with essay by Daniel Belasco, PhD, Curator of Exhibitions, Dorsky Museum of Fine Art, State University of NY at New Paltz, 2014


    US Department of State - Art in Embassies Program, 2011 and 2012.


    "Dancing Ground of the Sun," Catalogue, Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA

    "The Cosmic Garden," Catalogue, BE Gallery, NY


    "Portrait of the Artist," Poughkeepsie Journal, Nov 7, 2012


    "Friedman's Paintings Shown at U.S. Embassies in Asia and Africa," Bluestone Press, Nov 2, 2012


    "Plein Air Painters", Vortex, Spring 2011


    "An Interview with Lynne Friedman," EyeBuzz Gallery, Tarrytown,  NY, 2011.


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