Artist’s Birthdays

Artist's Birthdays

Summary:

Do you share a special day with an artist of the past (or present)? Have a peek to find out.

Lesson plans and/or artist bios are linked where available.

JANUARY

  • 1 Alfred Steiglitz 1864
  • 10 Barbara Hepworth 1903
  • 12 John Singer Sargent 1856
  • 14 Berthe Morisot 1841
  • 19 Paul Cezanne 1839
  • 19 Clementine Hunter 1887
  • 23 Edouard Manet 1832
  • 24 Robert Motherwell 1915
  • 28 Claes Oldenburg 1929
  • 28 Jackson Pollock 1912
    Lesson Plan: Dripping Paint – Action Painting
  • 29 Barnett Newman 1905

FEBRUARY

  • 1 Thomas Cole 1801
  • 3 Norman Rockwell 1894
  • 8 Franz Marc 1884
  • 11 Max Beckmann 1884
  • 13 Grant Wood 1892
  • 20 Ansel Adams 1902
  • 24 Winslow Homer 1836
  • 25 Pierre Auguste Renoir 1841

MARCH

APRIL

  • 2 Max Ernst 1891
  • 4 Edward Hicks 1780
  • 5 Jean Fragonard 1732
  • 6 Raphael 1483
  • 9 Victor Vasarely 1908
  • 15 Leonardo da Vinci 1452
    Lesson Plan:Invention Convention
  • 15 Thomas Hart Benton 1889
  • 20 Joan Miro 1893
  • 23 J.M.W. Turner 1775
  • 24 Bridget Riley 1931
  • 24 Willem de Kooning 1904
  • 26 John James Audubon 1785
  • 26 Eugene Delacroix 1798
  • 30 KinderArt’s Jantje!

MAY

  • 4 Keith Haring 1958
  • 11 Salvador Dali 1904
  • 12 Frank Stella 1936
  • 13 Georges Braque 1882
  • 14 Thomas Gainsborough 1727
  • 15 Jasper Johns 1930
  • 21 Albrecht Durer 1471
  • 21 Henri Rousseau 1844
    Lesson Plan:Rousseau Jungles
  • 22 Mary Cassatt 1844
  • 23 Franz Kline 1910
  • 27 Georges Rouault 1871
    Lesson Plan:Rouault Portraits
  • 31 Ellsworth Kelly 1923

JUNE

  • 6 Diego Velazquez 1599
  • 7 Paul Gauguin 1848
  • 8 Frank Lloyd Wright 1867
  • 10 Gustave Courbet 1819
  • 11 John Constable 1776
  • 13 Christo 1935
  • 16 Jim Dine 1935
  • 17 M.C. Escher 1889
  • 28 Peter Paul Rubens 1577
  • 28 Geoff Slater 1969
    Lesson Plan:Line Painting Flowers

JULY

  • 3 Jean Dubuffet 1909
  • 5 Chuck Close 1940
    Lesson Plan:Portrait Drawing – Grid
  • 6 Frida Kahlo 1907
  • 7 Marc Chagall 1887
    Lesson Plan:Daydreaming with Chagall
  • 8 Artemisia Gentileschi 1593
  • 8 Kathe Kollwitz 1867
  • 9 David Hockney 1937
  • 10 Camille Pissarro 1830
  • 11 Giuseppe Arcimboldo,
  • 11 James Abbott McNeil Whistler 1834
  • 12 Andrew Wyeth 1917
  • 12 Amedeo Modigliani 1884
  • 14 Gustav Klimt 1862
    Lesson Plan:Building a Klimt
  • 15 Rembrandt van Rijn 1606
  • 19 Edgar Degas 1834
  • 22 Alexandar Calder 1898
  • 22 Edward Hopper 1882
  • 25 Thomas Eakins 1884
  • 28 Marcel Duchamp 1887
  • 29 Jenny Holzer 1950
  • 30 Henry Moore 1898

AUGUST

  • 1 Arthur Dove 1880
  • 5 Tom Thomson 1877
  • 6 Andy Warhol 1928
    Lesson Plan:Pop Art Portraits
    Lesson Plan:Pop Art Ice Cream
  • 7 Emil Nolde 1867
  • 12 Jean Michel Basquiat 1960
  • 15 Leonard Baskin 1922
  • 17 Larry Rivers 1923
  • 21 Aubrey Beardsley 1872
  • 27 Man Ray 1890
  • 29 Jean-Auguste-Dominique 1780
  • 30 Jacques Louis David 1748

SEPTEMBER

 

OCTOBER

  • 4 Jean Francois Millet 1814
  • 4 Frederic Remington 1861
  • 8 Faith Ringgold 1930
    Lesson Plan:Story Quilts
  • 10 Alberto Giacometti 1901
  • 10 Antoine Watteau 1684
  • 22 Robert Rauschenberg 1925
  • 25 Pablo Picasso 1881
  • 27 Roy Lichtenstein 1923
  • 31 Jan Vermeer 1632

 

NOVEMBER

  • 2 Jean Baptiste Chardin 1699
  • 10 William Hogarth 1697
  • 11 Paul Signac 1863
  • 12 Auguste Rodin 1840
  • 14 Claude Monet 1840
    Lesson Plan:Monet and Impressionism
    Lesson Plan:Monet’s Garden
  • 15 Wayne Thiebaud, 1920
    Lesson Plan:Sweet Stuff
  • 15 Georgia O’Keeffe 1887
    Lesson Plan:Abstract Flowers
  • 19 Nicholas Poussin 1594
  • 21 Rene Magritte 1898
  • 24 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec 1864
  • 26 George Segal 1924
  • 28 William Blake 1757

DECEMBER

UNKNOWN

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