Artist & Adviser
Morton Kaish has an active studio practice in New York City. His paintings, drawings and prints can be found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Fitzwilliam Museum and the British Museum, among others. Notable exhibitions include the Hollis Taggart Galleries and Staempfli Gallery in New York City, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the American Cultural Centers in Jerusalem and Rome.
Morton Kaish earned his BFA at Syracuse University where he was awarded the Hiram Gee Fellowship in Painting. He continued his studies at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris, the Istituto d’Arte, Florence, and the Accademia di Belle Arti, Rome. Kaish is Professor Emeritus in the School of Art and Design at FIT/SUNY, and has served as Artist-in-Residence at Dartmouth College; the University of Washington, Seattle; Haifa University, Israel, as well as on the faculties of the New School, the National Academy and the Art Students League of New York.
Reviews of his work can be found in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Christian Science Monitor and TIME, among many other publications.
Morton Kaish with granddaughter, Kathryn, at the opening of Art Cart: Honoring the Legacy.