Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking

Lewis Daniel

Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking
MacDowell Fellowships: 1935, 1936, 1937

Lewis C. Daniel (1901-1952) was born and raised in New York City and received his art education at Cooper Union. As a printmaker, he showed a preference for etching and for drypoint, though he didn’t shy away from lithography. Drawn to strong subjects of American pride, his style tends towards regionalist esthetics in which human figures are made to look sculptural.



Lewis Daniel worked in the Barnard studio.

Originally built near MacDowell's Union Street entrance, the Barnard Studio — which was funded by Barnard College music students — was re-located to its current site in 1910. When the small structure was moved, its size was doubled with the addition of a second room. This remodeling, financed by Mrs. Thomas E. Emery of Cincinnati…

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