Born on February 13, 1891, in Anamosa, Iowa, Grant Wood was an American artist best known for his paintings of the rural American Midwest. Wood studied at the State University of Iowa, the Minneapolis School of Design, and the Academie Julian in Paris. Aside from painting, he worked in a variety of media, including lithography, […]
J.C. Leyendecker created over 320 covers for the Saturday Evening Post, the most well known are his “New Year’s Baby” series which ran every year from 1908 to 1943. To see the full collection of New Year’s Babies, visit the Saturday Evening Post website. Happy New Year Everyone!!
Born in 1947, George Underwood studied at Beckenham Art School in 1963. During his studies, Underwood became more and more interested in music and pursued a career in that field. Along with life long friend David Bowie he made one record (The King Bees ) and also a solo record under the name Calvin James. […]
Boston based artist Ethan Murrow has a B.A. from Carleton College and an M.F.A from The University of North Carolina. Murrow is Graduate and Undergraduate Faculty in Painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Exhibiting across the United States and internationally, Ethan’s work is in collections around the world, including the […]
Born in 1985 in the San Francisco Bay Area, Allison Torneros started drawing at the age of two. Her early passion for art, coupled with her experience growing up in Silicon Valley, led her to pursue both digital and traditional avenues at a young age. At 11 years old she designed her first website, and […]
Born in 1968, Chilean painter Mario Gomez was raised by his father, an engineer, and his mother, an art teacher. Gomez originally wanted to be an architect, but his love for the arts and creative spirit led him to study fine arts at the School of Art at Pontificial Catholic University of Chile. The sources […]
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Alfred Cheney Johnston was born on April 8, 1885 in New York to a wealthy family who had connections with New York’s upper class. In 1903, Johnston attended The Art Students League of New York but transferred to the National Academy of Design in New York in 1904 where he studied illustration and experimented with […]
The latest work from UK artist Nom Kinnear-King. “From her shed in the Norfolk countryside Kinnear-King creates in oils and pencil. Portraits of girls roam from town to town in a patchwork old fashioned never world, where accordions and clarinets trail their steps, their joyful and curious behaviour shadowed by sweet melancholy. Nom is represented […]
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Painter Danielle Duer works from her studio in Nashville, Tennessee. She describes her narrative pieces as manifestations of a romantic walk inside her own head. Duer sees this world and the people in it as “blissful and beautiful but equally heartbroken and sick.” She wants each piece of art to contain all of these Authentic […]
Liverpool, UK based painter Danny O’Connor (aka DOC), graduated from Liverpool’s John Moores Art School where he studied graphic arts. Concentrating mainly on figurative and portrait subject matter, his influences include comic books, graffiti, illustration, and character design. With a strong graphic element visible in his work, O’Connor uses a wide range of media including […]