Katsushika Hokusai: Born October 31(?), 1760

Biography~ https://www.britannica.com/biography/Hokusai
Biography~ http://www.katsushikahokusai.com/biography.jsp
Artwork~ https://ukiyo-e.org/artist/katsushika-hokusai
Artwork~ https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/rijksstudio/artists/katsushika-hokusai
Woodblock Prints in the Ukiyo-e Style~
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/ukiy/hd_ukiy.htm

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/31~

What painter ranks among the most admired of all Dutch artists but was much less well known in his own day than today, primarily because he produced just a small number of paintings?

What artist was one of the most important and controversial photographers of the 20th Century, creating highly erotic, bold, and provocative fashion and editorial photos?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/10/31/october-31/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/30~

Which artist, born in Switzerland and seen as a child prodigy, went on to be one of the only two women founder-members of the Royal Academy of Arts in London?

Which artist, a British citizen who spent most of his life in France, was the most consistent of the Impressionists in his dedication to painting landscape en plein air?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/10/30/october-30/

ANIMA’s Thematic Self-Directed Art Residencies

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Aims to offer a time and space away for all manner of creative people from their usual routines and environment. We provide a time for reflection, research, production, and practice. Our space is primarily directed towards practices and projects involving writing, photography, video art, drawing and painting.Anima hosts up to 8 people each residency. Besides the rural landscape, a family stay with home cooking and organic home grown products ANIMA offers opportunities to built networks with local & international artists through studio visits, galleries and museums. Through hikes into the surrounding areas and visits to San Isidro, Anima emphasizes the importance of cultural exchange. We have an open call for applications for the programmed months of  February to July  during our Winter and Summer residencies; each residency is two weeks. Residents must finance their own stay, and source funding and support from their own countries and networks.
http://animacasarural.com/residencies_home

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/26~

Which Russian artist, whose work included studies of Asian life and British-Indian history, enjoyed his greatest popularity both at home and abroad for his battle paintings?

Which late 19th/early 20th-century artist was one of the few women painters to achieve international recognition for her work, earning her living as a professional artist and supporting her older sister as well?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/10/26/october-26/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/25~

This Spanish artist with a prolific output that includes over 20,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, theater sets, costumes — and even plays and poems — spent most of his adult life in France.

This late-blooming American expressionist painter and printmaker studied biochemical engineering at City College of New York for three years before switching to fine arts in his last year.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/10/25/october-25/