Discipline: Visual Art – drawing

Tom Knechtel

Discipline: Visual Art – drawing
Region: Los Angeles, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2012

I came to MacDowell in the fall of 2012 and spent a blissful month working in the New Hampshire studio on gouache paintings that cleared the way for a major transition in my work. I am currently preparing for two shows in Los Angeles in 2016: a survey of my prints and drawings at CB1 Gallery, and a show of new paintings and drawings at Marc Selwyn Fine Art.

The drawing attached is of my studio. MacDowell is a very special refuge for us all, and I am incredibly grateful for my time there.


New Hampshire

Tom Knechtel worked in the New Hampshire studio.

New Hampshire Studio, originally named Peterborough Studio, was given to MacDowell by Mr. and Mrs. William Schofield, Mrs. H. A. Chamberlain, Mrs. Andrew Draper, and Miss Ruth Cheney. The studio was renamed in 1943. The Gilbert Verney Foundation established an endowed maintenance fund in 1990, and a bequest in memory of MacDowell Fellow Victor Candell underwrote the…

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