Daniel Garber Biography | Oil Painting Reproductions
4-11-1880 N. Manchester, USA - 7-5-1958 Cuttalossa, USABack to Artist IndexView Artists Paintings
Daniel Garber is best known today for his large brightly colored Impressionist scenes of the New Hope art colony area. He also painted figurative interior works. In addition to his painting career, Garber taught art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts for over forty years.
He studied art at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia from 1899 to 1905. While a student Daniel Garber met and married Mary Franklin, who was also an art student. In the tradition of many American artists, the Garber's traveled to Europe to complete their art education.
Returning to America in 1907, on the advice of artist William Langson Lathrop, he settled at Cuttalossa, Pennsylvania, and not far from New Hope.
Like most Impressionist artists, Daniel Garber painted landscapes en Plein air from nature. He was elected a member of the National Academy of Design in 1913. He exhibited his works nationwide and earned many awards, including a gold medal at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Today, Daniel Garber's paintings are considered by collectors and art historians to be among the finest works produced from the New Hope art colony.
Art Movement: Impressionism.
He Traveled To France, Italy.
Artist's Biography compiled by Albert L. Mansour at The World's Artist, with text adapted from Wikipedia.