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artist , art educator

Gary Lynn Bates, American artist, art educator. Recipient grant Westchester Arts Council, 1985-1992, 94-96; named to College New Rochelle Hall of Fame, 1997.


Bates, Gary Lynn was born on December 2, 1944 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Son of Jerald Raymond and Phyllis Eudene Bates.


Bachelor, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1967. Master of Arts in Fine Art, C.W. Post University, 1974. Master of Science in Education, College New Rochelle, 1992.


Teacher art Platteview Junior/Senior High School, Springfield, Nebraska, 1968-1969. Teacher art, curriculum leader Ardsley (New York ) Public Schools, 1969-1996. District supervisor art Lawrence (New York ) Public Schools, since 1996.

Founder, creator summer arts workshop Hastings Creative Arts Council, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 1984-1997. Director young artists State University of New York, Purchase, 1992-1996.


  • Other Work

    • One man shows include Commonwealth Post College, Greenvale, New York, 1974, Governor's School North Carolina, Winston-Salem, 1974, St. Mark's School, Southborough, Massachusetts, 1977, Dobbs Ferry (New York ) Public Library., 1977, 86, Cassandra Art Gallery, 1979, Greenburgh Public Library., Elmsford, New York, 1980, Danbury (Connecticut) Public Library.

      , 1984, College New Rochelle, New York, 1992. Group exhibitions include Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, 1966, University Colorado, Boulder, 1967, Commonwealth Post College, 1969, Four-State Art Competition, Sioux City, Iowa, 1969, Westchester Art Society, 1973, The Gallery at Hastings-on-Hudson, 1977, 78, 80, 85, Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York, 1977, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, 1977, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 1977, Dobbs Ferry Public Library., 1978, 90, Dulin Art Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1979, Cassandra Art Gallery, White Plains, New York, 1979, 80, The Northview Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, 1980, The Bedyk Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, 1980, 80-88, The Katonah (New York ) Gallery, 1980, Galeria Uno, Puerta Vallarta, Mexico, 1990, New Rochelle Public Library.

      , 1991, Everhart Gallery, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, since 1992, 494 Gallery, Broadway, New York City, 1993, Arnot Art Museum, 1994, New York University, 1999.


The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.


A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.


The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.


Member board directors Hastings Creative Arts Council, 1982-1993, The Gallery at Hastings-on-Hudson, 1983-1990, Time Mobil Sharing Computer Bus, 1984-1986, Vagabond Puppets, since 1990. Member executive board Lawrence Philharmonic, since 1997. Board directors architectural review board Village of Hastings-on-Hudson, since 1993.

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Art Education Association, New York State Art Teacher Association, University Council Art Educators (executive board since 2000).


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, piano.


Married Suzanne J. Bates, September 27, 1969. Children: Katherine, Elizabeth.

Jerald Raymond

Phyllis Eudene Bates

Suzanne J. Bates

Katherine Bates

Elizabeth Bates