BFA, Corcoran School of Art
MFA, The New York Academy of Art
Dan Thompson was awarded the Grand Prize for his self-portrait in the American Society of Portrait Artists competition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2001. Other honors include two Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants, The Stobart Foundation Grant, two Ethel Lorraine Bernstein Memorial Awards from the Corcoran College of Art and Design, two artist-in-residences from the Forbes Foundation and The Walter Erlebacher Award from the New York Academy of Art.
Dan Thompson is a founding member of the Janus Collaborative School of Art and the Grand Central Academy in New York. His teaching experience includes positions at the Art Students League of New York and Studio Incamminati, where he teaches painting. He also is a professor of drawing at Parsons The New School for Design and The New York Academy of Art. Dan was selected as an ARC Living Master Artist in 2007.
Dan’s work is included in the collections of The University of Maryland Baltimore, American University, Joh. Barth & Sohn, Nuremburg, Germany, and other private collections throughout the United States and the Middle East.