Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/17~

The watercolor medium fascinated this painter throughout his career, and in 1925 he and two other artists founded the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, which continues actively to this day.

This self-taught Virginian ceramist has work in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the American Folk Art Museum, and other museums and private collections.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2016/05/17/may-17-2/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/4~

What major Hudson River School painter’s home, studio, and designed landscape opened as a New York State Historic Site in June 1967?

What contemporary ceramist has been awarded a Fellow of the RCA and an OBE, and seeks to stretch the definition of the pot by exploring the relationships of form and surface?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/05/04/may-4/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/19~

This house-painter and handyman was the center of a furor in 1927 when he became the first living self-taught artist to be recognized by the American art establishment, upon his acceptance to the Carnegie International exhibition.

One of the members of the Bloomsbury circle, this painter, sculptor, writer, and educator began to study pottery at the age of 25 and in 1935 went to Staffordshire to acquire the necessary technical knowledge.

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/08/19/august-19/

Marguerite Mahood: Born July 29, 1901

Mahood-Marguerite-Henriette.-Australian-artist-1901-89

 via Marguerite Mahood (1901–1989, Australian) | THE GREAT CAT

Australian Dictionary of Biography~ http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/mahood-marguerite-henriette-14706
Marguerite Mahood (1901-1989)~ http://www.artnet.com/artists/marguerite-mahood/past-auction-results
Prints & Graphics~
http://www.artrecord.com/index.cfm/artist/8204-mahood-marguerite-henriette/medium/3-prints-and-graphics/
Artworks~ http://www.mutualart.com/Artist/Marguerite-Mahood/DDDF4D33FE2CF363/Artworks

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/24~

What American archeologist, ceramist, and designer built the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, which still operates in Doylestown, PA today?

What painter organized the first and only group exhibition of “The Eight” (urban Realists later termed the Ashcan School) in 1908?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/06/24/june-24/

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?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/05/26/may-26/