Ed Baynard  (American, 1940) 


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Ed Baynard Biography
1940   Born in Washington, DC
  Lives and works in New York City
  The work of Ed Baynard is at once contemporary and classical. Apart from the Western in¬clination to create a false sense of dimensional space, Baynard retains the simplicity of form inspired by a love of Japanese Woodblock prints.

Born in Washington, D.C. in 1940, and currently living and working in New York City, Ed Baynard has become legendary through his elegant watercolors and unique printing techniques. His artistic genius is derived from both Eastern and Modern Art, bringing forth a pallet of delicately intense colors. His works reflect the same poetry of his earlier paintings, retaining his stylized compositions and their Oriental calm, along with a strong sense of rhythm and movement. In some he infuses a bold richness, with others he employs tactful lines with just the perfect choice of soft coloration.

A true master of refinement and beauty, Ed Baynard has been painting for over three decades, setting new standards for future generations of artists.

Selected Exhibitions
2006   "ED BAYNARD: Re-Emerging." Sara Tecchia Roma New York , (SOLO)
2005   "The Art of Watercolor" Eleonore Austerer Gallery, Palm Desert, CA (SOLO)
2004   Dillon Gallery, Oyster Bay, NY (SOLO)
2003   St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN
2003   Eleonore Austerer Gallery , San Francisco, CA (SOLO)
2003   Eleonore Austerer Gallery , Palm Desert, CA (SOLO)
2002   Eleonore Austerer Gallery , San Francisco, CA (SOLO)
2002   Austerer Crider Gallery, Palm Springs, CA (SOLO)
2001   Eleonore Austerer Gallery , San Francisco, CA (SOLO)
2001   Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
2001   Austerer-Crider Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
2001   Pace Prints, New York, NY
2000   Wright Gallery, New York, NY (SOLO)
2000   A. P. Giannini Gallery, San Francisco, CA (SOLO)
2000   Tyler Graphics; End of an Era, A.P Giannini Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2000   Eleonore Austerer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999   Allegories of Spring; Eleonore Austerer Gallery, San Francisco, CA (SOLO)
1999   New Paintings; Wright Gallery, New York City (SOLO)
1999   Wright Gallery, New York, NY
1999   Wright Gallery, New York, NY
1999   Eleonore Austerer Gallery , San Francisco, CA
1998   Gallery One, Toronto, Canada (SOLO)
1997   New Watercolors, Eleonore Austerer Gallery San Francisco, CA (SOLO)
1997   American Still Life 1915-1995, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, NY
1996/97   Eleonore Austerer Gallery San Francisco, CA (SOLO)
1995   Still Life: Watercolors, Tyler Graphics Mt. Kisco, NY (SOLO)
1995   Inaugural Exhibition, Morris-Healy Gallery New York, NY
1992   Judith Goldberg Gallery New York, NY (SOLO)
1990   New Watercolors, Associated American Artists New York, NY (SOLO)
  Permanent Collections:
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
  The Tate, London, England
  Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, CA
  The High Museum, Atlanta, GA
  Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillip Academy, Andover, PA
  Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  American Express, New York, NY
  Morgan Bank, San Francisco, CA
  Amerada Hess, NJ
  Equitable Life, New York, NY
  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  The Norton Museum, Palm Beach, FL
  Wadsworth Athanaeum, Hartford, CT
  Cincinnati Museum of Fine Art, Cincinnati, OH
  Australian National Gallery, Parkes, Australia
  Center for Contemporary Graphic Art, Sukagwa City, Fukishima, Japan
  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
  Prudential Life Insurance Corporation of America, NJ
  Lehman Brothers, Kuhn Loeb Inc. N.Y.
2003 - 2006   Matt Bamberg, Art In Bloom- Painting Flowers, The Desert Sun, Arts & Culture cover page, November 5, 2003 Palm Springs
Marc Thomson, Ed Baynard, The Different Desert Daily, November 4, 2003
Lyrical Still Life Watercolors, The Desert Post, November 6, 2003
Art Szene, Desert Magazine, November 2003
Steven Biller, The Good Life, Palm Springs Life, Palm Springs, Dec. 2003
2002   Jean McKig, Painter, printmaker finds creativity in simplicity, The Desert Sun, Palm Springs 2002
1998/03   Sarah Schmerler, Ed Baynard, ARTNews
1998   Jan Sjostrom, Artist in Search of “Centered Moment,” Palm Beach News, FL
1989/09/28   Steven Koplan, Sculpture That is Not Silent, Woodstock Times
1984/07/16   Kay Larson, The Real Things, New York Magazine
1983/11   Gerrit Henry, Ed Baynard at Pam Alder Gallery, ARTS Magazine
1982/11   Susan Putterman, Ed Baynard, ARTS Magazine
1980   Ken Tyler, Ed Baynard: Woodblock Prints and Watercolored Lithographs
1977/01   Kenneth Wahl, Ed Baynard, ARTS Magazine