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Ned Reade, Chairman of the ...
Ned Reade, Chairman of the Arts Department, Trinity-Pawling School (Pawling, NY)
Ned Reade paints in oils and watercolors and is the Chairman of the Arts Department at the Trinity-Pawling School, a private secondary school, where he has taught for over thirty years.
enjoys painting on location on the East Coast and in Europe.
subjects can be the farmyards and fields of rural New England, the fishing boats and fisherman shacks along the seacoast, or the small towns, homes, and roads of America today.
has painted the waterfronts in Switzerland and the Lakes Region in Italy, the hill towns of Tuscany and the cathedrals and landscapes of the Loire Valley and Provence in France.
has even braved the city streets of Paris, Florence, and New York to paint "en plein air" and capture the vitality of those urban environments.
Mr. Reade has studied at the La Romita School of Art in Terni, ITALY, the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT., the New York School of Drawing and Painting, the Art Students League, and graduated with a Masters Degree from Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT., and was an Art History major at Williams College, Williamstown, MA..
has studied with American Watercolor Society artists, Mel Stabin, Betty Lou Schlemm, and the late Claude Croney.
Alfred "Chip" Chadbourn, Charles Movalli, and T. M. Nicholas have been among Mr. Reade's
instructors in oil painting.
Mr. Reade shows his work at the McKinney and Doyle in Pawling, NY, at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, VT, the Kent Art Association in Kent, CT., and at the Old Sculpin Gallery in Edgartown, MA (see www.oldsculpingallery.org.) He is a board member of the Martha's Vineyard Art Association and past President of the Independent Schools Art Instructors Association.
Learn more at www.nedreade.com.
Trinity-Pawling School: Clubs & Extracurricular Activities
Advisor: Ned Reade
MSRA New York Squash - Clubs
Coaches: Ned Reade
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Faces Voices: Ned Reade
has lived and worked in Pawling for over twenty years, and is known under several guises: at Trinity-Pawling he
teaches studio art, art history, and has coached a number of sports, his
passion being squash.
But off-campus Mr. Reade
is probably best known for his
landscape paintings that are sometimes on display at McKinney & Doyle
Mr. Reade had not always been a painter.
He graduated from Wesleyan with a major in art history, and then continued his education while teaching at Trinity-Pawling, learning various disciplines and eventually achieving a master's degree in pottery.
Giving back to the community is important to Mr. Reade
It's why he
puts so much effort into the Pawling Concert Series, which was originally started as a way to bring much-needed culture to the T-P curriculum.
When he stepped in as president of the board, Mr. Reade would "strong arm" his students into attending, but the series' audience has since turned farther away from the student body and closer to the greater Pawling and Hudson Valley communities.
The concert series remains a non-profit organization that is funded completely separate from Trinity-Pawling.
The school lets Mr. Reade
use its auditorium for free, but the series only remains financially secure thanks to the generous sponsorship of a few Pawling businesses.
was thankful for the patronage, but cited financial stability as one of the two great challenges in organizing the series.
The other, he
said, is finding interesting acts.
You can see Mr. Reade's
beautiful watercolor landscapes of Pawling in his
portfolio at nedreade.com, and you can check out Sybarite 5 and the new season's musical line-up at pawlingconcertseries.org.