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Artist’s Birthdays

Artist’s Birthdays
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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

Blog Post:Mondrian: Breaking it Down

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

Julie Nelson

Friday 11th of March 2022

What about our own folk artist Alice Moseley?

Joann Mariahazy

Friday 3rd of December 2021

thank you for this great list!


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