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Mary Aspinwall McGlynn
Mary Aspinwall McGlynn, Retired Director of Admissions and Chairman of the Salmagundi Club, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in painting.
Drawing upon many years of practiced industry experience, Ms. McGlynn is a prominent painter who has been making strides across New York City and within the tri-state area. The former director of admissions and chairman of the Salmagundi Club in New York City from 2004 to 2013, she also served the organization on their board of directors and as an officer and correspondence secretary. Earlier in her career, she was a judge for the Guild of Creative Art, the Art Society of Old Greenwich, the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibition, and the North Shore Arts Association.
Focusing her paintings on marine life and seascapes, Ms. McGlynn has showcased her work both within the United States and abroad. Her exhibitions have been in such locations as the Zeeuws Maritiem Museum in Holland, the Hoyes Museum and Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum in New Jersey, the Fraunces Tavern Museum in New York, the Officers Club on Governors Island in New York, and the United States Custom House, among myriad others. She has further maintained affiliation with several professional societies to remain abreast of developments within the industry, such as the Hudson Valley Art Association, the American Impressionist Society, the Portrait Society of America, the American Artists Professional League and the International Society of Marine Painters.
In recognition of her outstanding contributions to the art world, Ms. McGlynn has accrued several accolades. Named Best in Show at the Barron Arts Center in 1999, she received the Papermill Playhouse Award from the New Jersey chapter of the American Artists Professional League, the Gene Walker Waldron Award from Pen + Brush New York, the Macowin Tuttle Award from the Salmagundi Club, and the President Award from the Johnson and Johnson Gallery.Likewise, the United States Coast Guard presented her with the George Gray Award, and the Hudson Valley Art Association honored her with the Van Steen Award. In 2002, the Pastel Society of America gave her the J&D Salomon Award, and she was the noted recipient of the Schumaker Award and the William Alfred White Award in 1998 and 2004, respectively. Notably, she is a fellow of the American Artists Professional League. Her husband is also a seascape artist, and her son and his wife are both artists as well.