GLENN HARRINGTON

Glenn Harrington, accomplished fine artist and illustrator, is noted for his exquisite, enigmatic portraits of young children but is also internationally known for his paintings of the sport of golf.  In 1981, Harrington graduated from Pratt Institute in New York City and quickly began his career in illustration and painting.  He and his family now reside in Bucks County, PA.

 

Glenn Harrington’s works have been featured in American Arts Quarterly, American Art Collector and Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, as well as appearing on the covers of American Artist, U.S. Art Magazine and in the New York Times.  Glenn's portrait painting has received the Portrait Society of America's Draper Grand Prize in 2007, Honor Award in 2008 and 2005, and Certificate Awards in 2013, 2009 and 2004.  Recent portrait commissions include President George W. Bush, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Phil Mickleson and Fred Couples for the World Golf Hall of Fame, and 2013 inductee Ray Floyd for Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament (with thirty of his oil paintings highlighting the career of Jack Nicklaus purchased by the Jack Nicklaus Museum).  In 2010 Glenn won American Art Collector Magazine's Editor's Choice Award in an exhibition organized by the International Guild of Realism.  Glenn has been a consistent finalist at both the Art Renewal Center's annual juried show and the national annual exhibitions of the Oil Painters of America. 

 

Chances are you have seen Glenn Harrington’s work on many 19th century literature covers. Harrington’s paintings have been featured on more than 500 book covers, including Wuthering Heights, Pride and Prejudice, and A Room with a View.  His portrait of Maria Callas was used for the well-known poster for the TONY award"winning Broadway play “Master Class.”  In the fall of 2000, 40 paintings by Harrington illustrating several plays and sonnets by Shakespeare were published.  Harrington also did a series of paintings for a book, Poetry for Young People by W.B. Yeats, published by Sterling Publishing.  Locally he has been recognized for his mural “Preview Day” at the Cassique Clubhouse portraying Tom Watson Teeing off on the Cassique Course.