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.
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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
What Pennsylvania artist and collector built his tile factory, museum, and house using coarse-textured and unconcealed reinforced concrete, an especially unusual building material for a house?
Of what artist did a writer for the Chicago Daily News state in 1934: “[He] might have developed into America’s greatest painter had he not chosen to become America’s greatest art teacher”?
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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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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.
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Known mostly for his drawings and engravings, this Dutch painter of the Flemish School also designed tapestries.
This ceramist and her husband were both largely self-taught studio potters who worked together throughout their 69 year marriage.
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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?
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Beatrice Wood (1893-1998)
Bertel Thorvaldsen (1789–1838)
Rick Dillingham (1952-1994)