American printmaker and installation artist. Born and raised in New York City, Arai, a third-generation Japanese American printmaker, mixed-media artist, public artist and cultural activist, studied art at the Philadelphia College of Art and The Printmaking Workshop in New York. Since the 1970s, her diverse projects have ranged from individual works to large-scale public commissions (...
Anne K. Swartz
American muralist, activist and teacher. Born to Mexican–American parents, Baca is recognized as one of the leading muralists in the USA. She was involved from a young age in activism, including the Chicano Movement, the antiwar protest and Women’s Liberation. She studied art at California State University, Northridge, where she received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Baca started teaching art in ...
American, 19th century, male.
Frederick Clark Gottwald was a pupil at the New York Art League and taught at the royal academy in Munich. He was a member of the Cleveland Art Society.
Los Angeles, 17 March 1980: Rothenburg (oil on canvas...
Chinese multimedia artist. Raised in Hong Kong and Macau, Lee immigrated to the United States in 1973 to attend the Columbus College of Art and Design in Ohio (BFA 1977), followed by graduate studies at Syracuse University (1977–9). Moving to New York City in ...
American, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 1874, in Providence (Rhode Island); died 25 June 1912, in New York.
Oscar Lenz studied at the Rhode Island art school in Providence, at the Art Students League in New York, and finally in Paris. His works include the ornamental sculptures on the new bridge in Buffalo and sculptures at the Pennsylvania-New York railway station....
Bailey Van Hook
American painter, illustrator, stained-glass artist and author. Although she worked as an illustrator early on, Oakley is remembered as a muralist. Oakley attended the Art Students League, New York, Académie Montparnasse, Paris, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, but, most importantly, a class in illustration with Howard Pyle at the Drexel Institute, Philadelphia. Pyle teamed her together with Jessie Willcox Smith (...
American sculptor. Otterness moved to New York in 1970 to study at the Art Students League. He participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program in 1973 and in 1977 he joined the New York based Collaborative Projects (
Harriet F. Senie
Objects created to remind viewers of specific individuals or events (see also
Deborah F. Pokinski
American painter and muralist. Reid attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (1880–84), then moved to New York, studying briefly at the Art Students League. In 1885 he went to Paris, studying at the Académie Julian where he received training as a muralist under ...
Paul J. Karlstrom
American sculptor. Speech and hearing impaired from shortly before his 4th birthday, he nonetheless enjoyed a productive and successful career as a sculptor. With works such as Baseball Player (1889; San Francisco, CA, Golden Gate Park), Bear Hunt (1892; Fremont, CA, CA Sch. Deaf) and ...
Ronald J. Onorato
American sculptor of Canadian birth. Educated in Montreal and in New York City, where he attended the Brooklyn Museum Art School, Hunter College, and received a BS from New York University in 1969. Trakas created site-specific landscape installations in America and Europe from the 1970s. He has received numerous awards including NEA and Guggenheim fellowships and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Merit Award for Sculpture and has taught at Cooper Union and Yale University. Trakas moved to the USA in ...
American, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 22 or 26 August 1836, in Bedford (Ohio); died 11 October 1918.
Painter. Portraits, genre scenes.
Art Club of Cleveland, Society of Cleveland Artists, Cleveland Brush and Palette Club.
Archibald Willard, who enjoyed drawing from childhood, was substantially self-taught. He received two weeks of instruction at age 17 from an unidentified portrait artist travelling through Bedford, and a few weeks of instruction from Joseph Oriel Eaton in New York in ...