Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Dina Kevles

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
MacDowell fellowships: 1959

Dina Kevles Gustin Baker is a painter dedicated to conceptual and abstract images of expression. She was born in Philadelphia and attended the Albert C. Barnes Foundation in Marion, PA and the Art Students League in New York, NY. She has 33 solo shows to her credit, including exhibits in Hamburg, Munich, and Regensburg, Germany. She has also appeared in group exhibitions across the United States and maintains permanent collections in New York, Ohio, New Jersey, Florida, and Pennsylvania. Kevles has received awards from the Philadelphia College of Fine Arts, the Barnes Foundation, the Art Students League of New York, Atelier 17 in New York, Parrish Art Museum, and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. She was a Fellow at MacDowell in 1959 and is currently a member of the National Association of Women Artists, Who’s Who of American Artists, Palm Beach County Cultural Council, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts.



Dina Kevles worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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