Internationally known modern impressionist painter, Don Stone, was elected to full membership in the National Academy of Design (N.A.), the American Watercolor Society (Dolphin Fellow), American Society of Marine Artists (Fellow), Salmagundi Club (Honorary Member), and the New England Watercolor Society (Lifetime Honorary Member).
Stone was teacher and mentor to many accomplished artists, and long held a position of highest respect in the art community of Monhegan Island and New England.
In addition, Stone was a member of the Guild of Boston Artists, Allied Artists of America, the Hudson Valley Art Association, the Rockport Art Association (Lifetime Member), the North Shore Art Association and a number of smaller regional art associations with whom he exhibited over the years. His work has been exhibited in various public museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Museum of Mobile, Alabama, and the Canton Art Institute, Canton, Ohio. He won numerous awards, including two Greenshields Foundation Grants and, most recently, First Prize in Juried Shows at both the Rockport Art Association and the North Shore Art Association.
In 2016, Lupine Gallery presented the exhibition “Don Stone: A Monhegan Legacy,” featuring masterworks by Stone and works by fellow artists in tribute to “The Don” of Monhegan painters.