Archives: Artists

Morris, Benjamin W.

New York architect, designs include Keney Park Greenfield Street gateway Educated at Trinity College, Hartford, CT

Conrads, Carl

Sculptor

Nivola, Constantino

Born July 5, 1911 Studied at Instituto Superiore d’Arte Monae 1930-1936 Moved to US in 1939

Petersen, Karen

Maldonado, Sofia

Pope, Carl Robert (Jr.)

Born 1961, Indianapolis, Indiana son of Carl Robert Pope and Bertha Long Pope

Michael Borders

He earned his BA from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee in 1968 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in the summer of 1969 MFA Howard University 1970 Note:…

Rowan K. LeCompte

Rowan LeCompte was a nationally recognized stained glass artist, best known for the more than 40 windows he created for Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. LeCompte mastered…

Sanborn Edward Earl

Growing up in Lyme New Hampshire, Sanborn was a painter, teacher and designer. Has worked in the National Cathedral, Boston College Library, Trinity College and was a member…

Harold Buckley Willis

Born in 1890 Harold Buckley Willis graduated from Newton High school in Massachusetts before heading off to Harvard where he graduated from their School of Architecture. In 1915…

Alexander Cooper

Alexander Cooper, originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, attended Yale and the Yale School of Architecture, graduating with a Masters of Architecture in 1962. Cooper began his architecture career working…

James Kellum Smith

James Kellum Smith grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania, where he attended Towanda High School. He graduated in 1910 and went on to attend Amherst College…

John Gregory Wiggins

John Gregory Wiggins, also known as Greg Wiggins, started his career as an artist with childhood amusement. Wiggins studied the Pomfret School in Connecticut and then at Harvard University. He…

Leers Weinzapfel Associates

Leers: After attending Wellesley College, she went to graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Fine Arts, and after learning under renowned architect Louis I….

Jeter, Cook and Jepson Architects Inc.

Jeter, Cook and Jepson Architects Inc. or JCJ was founded in Hartford in 1936 and became one of the area’s largest and most successful architectural firms.[1] The firm…

Francis H. Kimball

Francis Kimball is an American architect, known for his adaptation and execution of Trinity College’s new campus at Rocky Ridge. He was born in Kennebunk Maine in 1845,…

Philip H. Frohman

  Born November 16, 1887, Philip H. Frohman was an architect who is most famously known for his work with the Washington National Cathedral, also referred to as…

Tai Soo Kim

  Tai Soo Kim was born in Harbin, Manchuria to Korean parents in the late 1930’s. He graduated from Seoul National University in 1960 and then moved to…

Peter Bohlin

              Born in New York City in 1937, Peter Bohlin went on to graduate from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor’s of Architecture in 1958 and from…

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Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architect

Project Designer: Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architect Founded: 1991 Headquarters location: 850 W. Jackson Blvd Suite 800 Chicago, IL 60607 United States Hoerr Schaudt is a team of landscape…

William L. Rawn III

Before becoming an architect, William Rawn was born in southern California in 1943. He then went on to graduate from Yale University with a degree in political science…

Josiah Cleveland Cady

Born in Providence, Rhode Island in , Josiah Cleveland Cady was a prominent architect during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.  Throughout his career as an architect,…

Frederick Law Olmsted

Frederick Law Olmsted was born on April 26, 1822, in Hartford Connecticut. His mother died when he was only four and his father remarried years after. When he…

Cesar Pelli

Cesar Pelli is widely regarded as one of the most preeminent architects of the 20th century. Pelli was born in a small town in Argentina, and earned his…

Francis H. Kimball

Called the father of the modern skyscraper, Francis Hatch Kimball was born in Kennebunk, Maine in 1845. By age 14 he had begun doing work as a carpenter….

William Burges

Burges, William London, United Kingdom 2, December, 1827 – 20, April 1881 The Tower House, Kensington, London, United Kingdom ARTIST BIOGRAPHY: William Burges is most notorious for his…

Enoch Smith Woods

Enoch Smith Woods (Wallace, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, May 17, 1846- June 1, 1919, Manchester, New Hampshire) A native of Nova Scotia and a self-taught artist, Enoch Woods…

Granville Wellington Carter

Granville Wellington Carter (November 18, 1920 – November 21, 1992) Granville W. Carter was born in Augusta, Maine. He studied at the Portland School of Fine and Applied…

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder (1898-1976)  was born in Launton, Pennsylvania.  The son of two generations of sculptors, Calder was first trained as an engineer at the Stevens Institute of Technology…

Richard E. Brooks

Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, Richard E. Brooks (1865-1919) received art instruction in the studio of T. H. Bartlett in Boston.  He also studied in Paris with Jean Paul…

Herbert Adams

Herbert Adams (Concord, Vermont, 1858-1945, New York, New York) Herbert Adams was born in Concord, Vermont to a working class family. He initially studied taxidermy. At age 20,…

Paul Wayland Bartlett

Paul Wayland Bartlett (New Haven, CT. January 24, 1865 – September 20, 1925, Paris) Paul W. Bartlett, a native of Connecticut, was the son of Truman Howe Bartlett…

Carl Andre

Carl Andre (born: Quincy, Massachusetts, September 16, 1935) Carl Andre studied art under Patrick Morgan from 1951 to 1953 at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. He knew Frank…

Woolsey McAlpine Johnson

Woolsey McAlpine Johnson (born in 1949) was born in Chicago, Illinois.  He graduated from the Kent School.  After graduation from high school he studied art and went on…

Truman Howe Bartlett

TRUMAN HOWE BARTLETT (Dorset, Vermont, 1835- 1922, Boston, MA ) was a Boston-based critic, sculptor, teacher, and author. His studio at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he…

Tony Smith

Tony Smith (1912-1980), sculptor, architect and painter, is said to be the best known unknown in the contemporary world of American Art. Smith, a native of South Orange,…

Tal Streeter

Tal Streeter (1934-2014) was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He studied at the University of Kansas from 1952 to 1957. In 1957 he went to New York and…

LeWitt, Sol

Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) was born in Hartford, Connecticut where he took art classes at the Wadsworth Athenuem while growing up.  He received a BFA from Syracuse University in…

Randolf Rogers

Randolf Rogers was born in Waterloo, New York. In 1843 he went to New York City and worked as a clerk in Stewart’s Dry Good Store until 1848….

Melvin E. Edwards, Jr.

Melvin E. Edwards, Jr., was born in Houston, Texas. He received his B.F.A. from the University of California and from Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles. He also…

Lila Pell Katzen

Lila Pell Katzen, (born 1932) painter and sculptor, was born in New York. She studied at the Art Students League in New York City in 1947 and received…

Karl Gerhardt

Karl Gerhardt (Boston, January 7,1853- May 7. 1940, Blanchard near Shreveport) was born in Boston, Massachusetts. At age 17 in 1870 he was living in Chicopee, MA before…

John Massey Rhind

John Rhind was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Both his father and grandfather were sculptors. Rhind attended the Scottish Academy as a pupil of Dalou, a prominent French sculptor….

George Keller

George Keller (1842 – 1935) was born in Cork, Ireland in 1842 and immigrated to New York with his family at the age of ten. He was first…

George Holburn Snowden

George Snowden (1902-1990) was born in Yonkers, New York. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Yale University. He continued his education at the Grande Chaumière…

Frances Wadsworth

Frances Wadsworth (1910-1978) was born in Buffalo, New York. She was educated abroad and at St. Catherine’s School in Richmond, Virginia. She studied with the late Gutzon Borgleme and Charles…

Evolin De Deus

Evolin De Deus was born in Brazil and immigrated to the United States in 1974. De Deus lives in Hartford and works in his Gabriela Gallery where he…

Evelyn Beatrice Longman

Evelyn Beatrice Longman (American, Winchester, Ohio, Nov 21, 1874- March 10, 1954, Osterville, MA) was born to a farming family in rural Winchester, Ohio in 1874. She worked to…

Daniel Chester French

Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) was one of the leading sculptors of nineteenth century America.  He was born in Exeter, New Hampshire and spent his adolescent years in Concord,…

Chauncey B. Ives

Chauncey Bradley Ives (1810 – 1894) was born in Hamden, Connecticut, destined to become a farmer. However, in 1825, and in spite of family opposition, he apprenticed himself…

Charles Henry Niehaus

Charles Niehaus was a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. He studied there at the McMicken School of Design. In 1877, he traveled to Munich, Germany to study at the…

Charles D. Salewski

Charles Salewski, whose dates of birth and of death are not known, seems to have been a carver for a Connecticut company which specialized in the production of…

Carl H. Conrads

Carl Conrads (1839-1920) was born in Breisig on the Rhine, Germany.  He studied modeling in Munich until his departure for the United States in the year 1860.  Conrads…

Bela Lyon Pratt

Bela Lyon Pratt was born in Norwich, Connecticut December 11, 1867. Pratt was a precocious draftsman and was enrolled at the age of 16 in the School of…

Albert Entress

Albert Entress was born on March 12, 1844 in Rottenberg am Neckar, Germany. He apprenticed with the master sculptor Raidt upon completion of his formal schooling. He declined…