John Winship

John Winship taught art at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania for over twenty years and now lives and paints in Maine. He received his BA in fine art from Middlebury College in Vermont and has had solo exhibitions at the Venable-Neslage Galleries in Washington, DC, the F.A.N. Gallery in Philadelphia, the Endicott College Center for the Arts in Beverly, Massachusetts, and elsewhere. His work has also been reviewed in the New York Review of Art and ARTnews, and his paintings have been reproduced in such publications as Harper’s and the Artist’s Magazine.

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Presentiments

When Maine-based painter John Winship first heard Emily Dickinson’s poem “Presentiments,” he wanted to go back and give that title to every painting he’d ever completed. In a 1998 interview on NPR’s All Things Considered, while discussing the sense in his paintings that “there’s always something about to happen,” he quoted the poem in full: […]

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