Fiske Boyd Biography

Fiske Boyd




Painter and printmaker Fiske Boyd was born in Philadelphia, Pensylvania, PA in 1895. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and at the Art Students League under Kenneth Hayes Miller, and was an early member of the Woodstock Artists Colony. He exhibited throughout the U.S. and was a teacher and lecturer at He died in Summit, New Jersey in 1975.

Exhibited: PAFA, 1927, 1930, 1933-34, 1936, 1938; AIC, 1928, 1930, 1935, 1937; Print Cl., Phila., 1931 (prize); WMAA, 1932-42; Corcoran Gal, 1932; BM 1953 (purchase prize); SAGA, 1954 (John Taylor Arms Mem. award); NAD, 1955; Daniel Gal., NYC; Salons of Am.; Paradox Gal., Woodstock, NY, 1984.

Member: Am. Soc. PS & G; Am. A. Cong.; NAD; Audubon A; SAGA; Boston Pr. M.

Work: WMAA; Herron AI, Indianapolis; Addison Gal. Am. A., Andover, Mass.; Phillips Mem. Gal., Wash., DC; Newark Mus.; MMA; PMA; NYPL; LOC; BM; murals, USPO, Summit, New Jersey; Sec. FA, Fed. Works Agency.

Sources: WW59; WW40