Category Archives: Artist Biographies

Biographical information on artists whose artwork is available here

George Marinko 1908-1989 Biography, an American Surrealist

In the early 1930s, George Marinko, was known as one of the most pure surrealists of all the American artists pursuing that pioneering style.  He also did automatic drawing that revealed through his personal complex symbolism his interest in mythology … Continue reading

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D. Jerome Elwell Biography

D. Jerome Elwell was born in Massachusetts, June 12, 1847. He was the son of George and Elizabeth Pulcifer Elwell. He died at age 65 in Naples, Italy in 1912. He worked in oil, watercolor, pastel and drawings. The pastels, which were … Continue reading

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Charlotte Joan Sternberg 1920-2003

Charlotte Joan Sternberg, illustrator and fine artist, was born in Meriden, Connecticut in 1920. Early on, she became interested in art, and Charlotte shone as her parents encouraged her efforts. Charlotte attended public schools in the area, and took art … Continue reading

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Lawrence Lebduska 1894-1966 Biography

Born in Baltimore, Maryland to a Bohemian family, Lawrence Lebduska learned art related crafts at the age of five on a return trip to Bohemia.  He was educated in Leipzig where he learned the stained glass craft.  At the age … Continue reading

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Video on the process of creating a sculpture with horses by Mark Edward Adams

Three minute video at the Helen Woodward Animal Center horse rescue. The horses are willing models as Mark shares his sculpting process. Part 1 of three.  http://youtu.be/ahiDEV-d02A

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Mark Edward Adams Biography

Mark Edward Adams was born in Tucson, Arizona in 1974 and was raised in the Phoenix area in a family full of artists and musicians.  Despite his initial artistic influence, Mark gravitated toward science and earned a B.A. in Chemistry … Continue reading

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Rod Zullo Biography

Born in 1965, Rod Zullo enjoyed a passion or the outdoors from an early age. He grew up in Pennsylvania where, under his father’s careful tutelage, he was immersed in the lore of the sporting life and gained a deep … Continue reading

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Marie Laurencin 1885-1956 Biography

Marie Laurencin, intimate of Braque, Picasso, Matisse and Appollinaire, was born in 1885. She held a celebrated place in the early part of the 20th century during a period when Art exploded with genius. She lived in the Montmartre District … Continue reading

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Morgan Dennis 1892-1960 Biography

Born in Boston, MA on Feb. 27, 1892.  Dennis studied at the American School of Design in Boston.  An East Coast artist, he was active in southern California in 1929-30.  His etchings and illustrations of dogs appeared in national magazines … Continue reading

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Marquerite Kirmse 1885-1895 Biography

Born in Bournemouth, England, December 14, 1885, of parents who operated a successful private school, Marguerite Kirmse displayed an early talent for music. Under the tutelage of her mother she devoted herself to the study of the harp and progressed … Continue reading

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