Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/31~

This painter was only five years old when his father died and he grew up in Florence under the care of Il Bronzino, a family friend.

Best known for the creation of the “Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers”, this artist was one of the pioneers of the Underground Comix movement.

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Vermont Studio Center

mill_square_autumnThe largest international residency program in the US, VSC hosts more than 50 visual artists and writers each month from across the country and around the world.

VSC holds three annual fellowship deadlines: February 15th, June 15th, and October 1st. They also offer occasional special fellowships at other times. Fellowship applications open approximately 6 weeks in advance of each deadline; during those periods, their current fellowship offerings will be listed on their site.

http://vermontstudiocenter.org/

 

Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/29~

What photographer provided a respectful portrait of the rural culture and craftspeople of the Appalachian Mountains and the Gullahs of South Carolina?

What painter, known for her incisive self-portraits, began as an artist by taking children’s art classes at the Art Institute of Chicago at age eight?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/28~

This painter and his wife, also an artist, designed and furnished the interior of their house with their own textiles, decorations, and painted furniture; today it is one of the most visited places in Sweden.

This painter (born in Utah to Japanese parents) was arrested and sent to detention camps after the attack on Pearl Harbor, where he began to draw with pen and ink and pastels provided by the American Red Cross.

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/26~

What Flemish-born Baroque painter was a founding member of the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture, going on to become a professor and later the rector?

What contemporary ceramist is noted for his ability to work in porcelain and overglaze enamels with infinite patience and dexterity?

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/23~

What Abstract Expressionist artist’s use of housepainter brushes produced tiny splatters and inflections on the canvas that enhanced the explosive quality of his black lines?

What sculptor’s work was inspired in part by the craftsmanship of the local carpenters in Sierra Leone, where he spent two years with the Peace Corps?

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