Landscape Painter


Born: Pittsburgh, PA,   October 2, 1911
Died: Roslyn, New York   May 28, 1992

Art Studies:

The Art Students League (1932-1934)

Schnackenburg Fellowship
Studied with Kenneth Hayes Miller,
Thomas Hart Benton, Alexander Brook

Art Teaching:

   Gramercy Boys Club, New York, N.Y.  (1934-42)
   The Fieldston School, New York, N.Y. (1937-1962)
   Roslyn High School, Roslyn, N.Y.  (1965-75)

Media:   Oils (until 1966)
   Watercolors (1966-92)
   Lithography (1970-92)


  • Adirondack Museum, New York
  • Albany Museum of Prints & Printmaking, New York
  • John Jacob Astor Collection
  • Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University
  • Bates College Museum, Maine
  • Benjamin Van Ralte Collection
  • Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama
  • Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art, Nebraska
  • Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Iowa
  • Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio
  • Coutts Museum of Art, Kansas
  • Dennos Museum Center
  • Dubuque Museum of Art, Iowa
  • Everglades National Park Museum, Florida
  • Farnsworth Museum, Maine
  • Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Iowa
  • Georgia Museum of Art
  • Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College, New York
  • Great Plains Art Museum of the University of Nebraska
  • Iowa State University
  • Irish National Gallery
  • Jules Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Alabama
  • Memorial Art Museum
  • Midwest Museum of Art, Indiana
  • Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama
  • Montana Museum of Art & Culture
  • Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Virginia
  • Newcomb Art Gallery
  • Oberlin College, Ohio
  • Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Montana
  • Radford University, Virginia
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
  • Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Pennsylvania
  • Southern Illinois University
  • Suffolk University, Boston
  • Tucson Museum of Art, Arizona
  • Tweed Museum of Art, Minnesota
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Louisville
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
  • Numerous private collections

Gallery Affiliations:

   Mortimer Leavitt Gallery (1940's)
   Forley & Wren, New York, N.Y. (1962-66)
   Mark of the Phoenix, New York, N.Y. (1966-67)
   The Old Print Shop, New York, NY ((2005-present)

Books Illustrated:

This cover of Guess What's In the Grass is part of the New York Public Library's dustcover collection

   Everybody Eats, W. R. Scott (1946) (text by Mary
 McBurney Green)

   Guess What's In The Grass, W. R. Scott (1945) (text by
 Lucy Sprague Mitchell)


Radio Program:

            “That’s Interesting” Interview by Shirley Sanberg
                        (CW Post WCWP FM; 1987)

Television Program:

   "The Land I Love: The Work of Painter Edward Glannon"
(Public Broadcasting; ½ hour; 1972)

Prizes and Awards:

   Freedom Medal, Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge (1973)


   "Art in a Human Dimension," in Teaching and Learning,
 Ethical Culture Schools, 1962
   "The WPA Experience," in Roots in Open Education (1976)
   "A Letter to a Social Studies Teacher," in Arts Education
 Bulletin, Eastern Arts Assn. (1957)
   "A Teacher Talks Back," in Center Post, Guidance Center
 of New Rochelle, Inc. 1959