Budd Harris Bishop
Budd Harris Bishop is a retired art museum director who now paints landscapes and lake scenes in his studio in Livingston, Tenn. His educational background includes degrees in art from Shorter University (A.B.) and the University of Georgia (MFA), as well as attendance at the first Arts Administration Institute at Harvard University in 1970. Bishop has been a teacher at private schools, visiting lecturer, museum director (Hunter Museum in Chattanooga), and founding director of the Harn Museum of Art for the University of Florida, Gainesville, until his retirement in 1998.
Bishop’s paintings reflect his environment, with lush landscapes and seascapes that capture dramatic effects of light and shadow. His work is in private collections in 18 states and in Europe, in locations that include universities, museums, corporate collections, performing arts centers and private collections.