Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/19~

Which artist produced some of Italian Futurism’s most iconic paintings and sculptures, despite his premature accidental death during World War I?

Which contemporary Belgian artist was so taken by the way Japanese calligraphers placed paper on the floor and bent over to work that he adopted the method?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/10/19/october-19/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/17~

Which Italian portrait painter of the late Florentine school was so technically skilled that several copies he made of Correggio’s works were thought to be duplicates by Correggio himself?

Which painter and printmaker, a pioneer of American Impressionism and perhaps its most prolific and successful practitioner, was noted for his urban and coastal scenes?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/10/17/october-17/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/7~

What experimental artist, known for Abstract Figurative and Early Modern styles, was one of the first African-American artists working in California to achieve a national reputation?

What Quebec painter and sculptor was the only Canadian artist involved with the seminal post-World War II École de Paris (School of Paris)?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/10/07/october-7/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/2~

Which 18th century landscape painter and his brother, two of the many famous painters from the Dutch city of Dordrecht, were pupils of their father?

Which photographer studied painting in college but pursued photography instead, becoming best known for her portraits of VIPs and celebrities?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/10/02/october-2/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/24~

Which French artist, most famous for his work as a sculptor of animals, made his critical and public mark with pieces representing predatory violence in the wild?

Which Dutch painter and sculptor, whose aristocratic family opposed her desire to become an artist, began to study art after she left her husband in 1923?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/09/24/september-24/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/18~

What photographer helped establish the 19th century’s largest manufacturer and distributor of photographic supplies in the U.S. when he joined his brother’s business in 1852?

What contemporary painter’s meticulously observed oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings are dominated by two subjects: the floors of interior spaces and the trees on her property?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/09/18/september-18/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/13~

What sculptor’s fireplace mantel repair work for a stonecutting firm in Baltimore so impressed his customer William Walters, who would go on to found the Walters Art Museum, that he sponsored the artist?

What painter, sculptor, and printmaker, having found wild success with his LOVE image, chose to remove himself from the New York art world in 1978 and settled on the remote island of Vinalhaven in Maine?

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/09/13/september-13/

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/9~

What American modern artist’s depictions of factories, granaries, and other industrial subjects predate those of fellow Precisionists Charles Sheeler and Charles Demuth?

What artist wrote in 1971, “All intervening steps…are of interest. Those that show the thought process of the artist are sometimes more interesting than the final product.”

Answers here~ https://schristywolfe.com/2015/09/09/september-9/

Venice Artist Residencies

Founded in 1969, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica is the premier university program in Venice for Printmaking and Book Arts, as well as the most established and equipped studio for professional and practicing artists.


The Scuola has 8 etching presses, 1 lithographic press, 1 vertical woodcut press,1 Vandercook letterpress, aquatint box, and, in a separate serigraphy studio, exposure unit and 2 serigraphy tables.


In addition, 2 drawing/painting studios accommodate up to 8 artists, and our Graphic Design computer room has 20 iMacs to be used by resident artists in digital imaging, as well as film editing.

Throughout the year, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica offers Residency Programs for professional and established artist, as well as for scholars.



Fees and Participation Information

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