...A true artist who doesn't go a day without paint under his nails or clay on his trousers, Ned is especially talented as a watercolorist.
After teaching art classes in four different locations on campus over the years, Ned
is delighted to have a "permanent home" teaching on the ground floor of the Arts Center.In fact, he walks only fifty paces from his house to turn up a kiln, help a student with an art project or sit in a dramatic or choir rehearsal.
own painting career seriously, he
has taken sabbaticals in the fall of 1994 and 2001 to paint and take classes in Vermont and Manhattan.He
continues to paint on vacations and throughout the summer. He
has received awards from the Allied Artists Association, The Kent Art Association, and the Northeast Watercolor Society
, and has been honored at the Martha's Vineyard All-Island Art Show.Many of Ned's watercolors are permanently displayed in the lobby and halls of Cluett.Ned
also shows his
watercolors at the Southern Vermont Art Center
in Manchester, VT and the Old Sculpin Gallery
in Edgartown, MA, as well as locally in Pawling.
Ned coaches lower soccer and Varsity Squash and chairs the Art Department.He is also President of the Pawling Concert Series, a position he was led to by his love of classical, jazz and folk music.Ned is past president of the Independent Schools Art Instructors' Association and a board member of the Martha's Vineyard Art Association.Ned
wife Maria live in Reiter House.