Howard Gladstone was born in New York City, and received his BFA at the Rhode Island School of Design; Certificate from the New York Studio School; and M.A. from Governors State University, IL. His awards include fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council, Newington-Cropsey Foundation, and the Abbey Mural Workshop: and residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Vytlacil. He has received the Nessa Cohen Award for sculpture, First Prize in Painting at the National Academy, and an unusual award for excellence in both painting and sculpture from the New York Studio School. He has had solo exhibitions at the Antreasian and Resurgam Galleries in Baltimore, MD; Holtzman Art Gallery, Towson State University, MD: and Newport Art Association, RI. He has participated in group exhibitions at the Elizabeth Harris Gallery, NY; Bond Market Association, NY; National Academy Museum, NY; and Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NY. He has worked as a filmmaker and cameraman and his film and video work has been shown on public television, and the Museum of Modern Art. He has taught at Columbia College, IL, and Studio Place Arts, VT; co-founded the Chicago Area Film and Video Network, and founded the Portrait Project. He lives in New York City and currently has a Chashama studio residency at the Brooklyn Army Terminal.