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Jill Marie D'Agnenica was born in southern California. D’Agnenica received her MFA from Claremont Graduate School. As well as an artist, she is also a produced and editor of films and television. She currently a resident of Los Angeles.
D'Aroma, Fabio
Growing up about and hour and a half from Rome in the country town of Pescara, Fabio D'Aroma was torn between his two passions of art and soccer - until he visited an exhibition of paintings by the seventeenth century Baroque master Caravaggio in Rome.
D'Ylen, Jean
After several years as a jewelry designer, D'Ylen became a full-time posterist in 1919 and signed an exclusive contract with Vercasson firm in 1922.
Da, Popovi
Popovi Da (Red Fox), San Ildefonso (1923-1971) is the son of famous San Ildefonso potter Maria Martinez and her artist husband Julian Martinez. He was born on April 10, 1923 at San Ildefonso Pueblo and died on October 17, 1971 in Santa Fe. He legally changed his name from Tony Martinez to his Pueblo name, Popovi Da.
Da, Tony
Tony Da descended from a most talented family of potters at San Ildefonso Pueblo. His father, Popovi Da, was one of the first pueblo potters to break with tradition and create something other than black-on-black pottery.
da Caravaggio, Michelangelo
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was born on September 28, 1573 in the town of Caravaggio, near Milan. He was trained in a Lombard tradition long grown stale.
One of the most remarkable painters of history was Giorgio da Castelfranco, called Giorgione. He was called Big George by his contemporaries. He was born about 1477 or 1478 in a picturesque old city of humble origin, the son of a peasant. As a boy Giorgione came to Venice and studied painting in the studio of Giovanni Bellini.
Da Costa, John
According to a New York Herald article on February 27, 1910, "Mr. da Costa is the John S. Sargent of Childhood". Mr. da Costa specialized in painting children's portraits. While he did not paint children exclusively, he has painted more children than anything else and 'this work appeals greatly to him'.
da Silva, Manuel
Biography for Manuel da Silva submitted by Gary Stanley/ArtSanDiego: Manuel da Silva lived and painted in San Francisco, California during the mid to latter part of the 20th Century.
Da Vinci, Leonardo
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519, Old Style) was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer whose genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist idea
Dabelstein, William
Born in NYC on Dec. 20, 1884. Dabelstein studied at the NAD, Royal Academy in Munich, and Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He worked in Minneapolis before moving to San Francisco in 1914 to execute large settings for the PPIE.
Dabich, George
George Dabich was born in 1922 in East Los Angeles, CA. Shortly he moved to be with his father in Alberhill, CA where he grew up. George was discharged from the Navy in 1945 after having two ships blown out from under him and returned to Alberhill. Jobs were scarce in those parts in 1946, so Dabich joined a friend heading off to Wyoming.
Dabney, Susan
Susan Burrows Dabney received her formal art education at Garland Jr.
Dabo, Leon
A painter with a long and productive career, Leon Dabo was known for his atmospheric, tonalist paintings, especially of the Hudson and East rivers in New York City in early morning and sunset times of day---"silent, introspective times of day that appealed to the Tonalist sensibility. . .
Dabo, Theodore
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1877, Theodore Scott Dabo did paintings that were exhibited in Paris at the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs and Ecole des Beaux Arts, and also in London.
DACKO, Cherie
From Polish ancestry, artist Cherie Dacko has family roots in Chicago, but was raised in Tampa. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Fine Art. Following college, Cherie joined the El Sama artist co-op in Ybor City, Florida.
Daday, Ferenc
Hungarian born Artist Ferenc Daday's famous mural of President Nixon can be viewed in the Nixon library in Yorba Linda, CA. This artist produced many paintings of a romanticized view of the old west. He is still much in demand to paint large murals in private and public spaces throughout the world.
Dadd, Richard
Richard Dadd was born in 1817, the son of a London chemist. He studied at the schools of the Royal Academy of Arts, where teachers cited him for his attention, good temper and diligence rather then for his talent. By the time he was twenty-five, he had begun to paint canvases illustrating old English legends of the "little people".
Dadyan, Garri
Born 1952 in Baku, Azerbaijan, Dadyan is known for repousse metalwork.* (See below for further explanation). He was an ethnic Armenian from Baku, Azerbaijan, and was born of a formerly aristocratic family.
Daggett, Noel
Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Noel Daggett early became known for his neo-impressionist quadrille paintings likened to mosaic compositions or lattice work.
Dagosta, Andy
Andrew Dagosta was born in Omaha, Nebraska. As a young child, he was a movie fan with cowboy movies his favorites. Cowboy heroes and the Wild West captured his imagination. He spent Saturday afternoon watching movies of Gene Autry, Hoot Gibson, Buck Jones, Randolph Scott and Bob Steel.
Dailleux, Denis
Born in 1958 in Angers. Lives in Cairo. With his renown delicacy, Denis Dailleux’s photography appears calm yet incredibly demanding.
Dakpa, Samten
Mr. Dakpa's artwork is one of the most impressive bodies of work I hve ever seen of traditional Tibetan art forms such as tangka painting.
Dali, Salvador
Salvador Domènec Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marquis de Púbol (May 11, 1904 – January 23, 1989), commonly known as Salvador Dalí was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Spain. Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work.
Daly, Jim
From historical events to everyday incidents, Jim Daly paints Americana. His paintings are high gloss renderings evocative of rural life, of simpler times. The authenticity of Daly's art, achieved with a time-consuming creative process and painstaking attention to detail, never obscures his primary purpose - an empathy between viewer and subject.
Damen, Jessica
Jessica Damen is a 2001 MFA graduate of the Hoffberger Graduate School of Painting, the Maryland Institute College of Art.
Daniell, George

George Daniell (May 4, 1911 - May 4, 2002) was an American photographer from Yonkers, New York.

Danto, Richard
Richard Danto was born and raised in France where he developed since his childhood a taste for comics, music and films.Today a professional drawer , he has taken the path of making a reality his vision about his environment working with professional artist all around the planet, starting with a series of oil on canvas called “Climax” representing t
Daphnis, Nassos

Nassos Daphnis (born July 23, 1914, Krokeai, Greece – d. November 23, 2010, Provincetown, Massachusetts, U.S.) was a Greek-born American abstract painter, sculptor.

Darnell, Rachel
Darnell has been painting her unique woven canvases for twenty years. Recently she has developed a technique that continues her use of canvas and gold leaf though in a more simplified and minimalist form.
Darvas, Lydia
Date of Birth: October 8, 1935 Lydia Darvas has worked in oils, acrylics, multimedia, collages.
Darvas, Lydia Darvas
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Daum, Howard
Howard Daum was born in Poland. The family lived in Lodz until Daum was 14 when he and his mother emigrated. They went to Montreal, Canada, where he studied with the painter Alexander Bercovitch from 1934 to 1937.
David, Jacques-Louis

Davidow, Julie
Julie Davidow is a visual artist working in Miami. Davidow received a BS in Communications from the University of North Florida in 1986. After 10 years as a small business owner, she returned to study her first passion, art. She attended New World School of the Arts in Miami from 1996-1999 on scholarship with a focus on painting.
Davie, Karin

Karin Davie (born July 27, 1965, Toronto, Canada) is a contemporary artist who lives and works in New York City and Seattle, Washington. She is best known for her idiosyncratic twist on the modernist 'stripe' and looping hyperbolic abstractions.

Davies, Richard
From across the ocean in his workshop and gallery in Canterbury, England, Richard Davies selects one theme for his screenprints and focuses all of his energy on developing a suite of images around this specific subject. His most successful to date is the Manhattan Suite, a group of portraits of famous New York skyscrapers.
Davis, Gene

Gene Davis (August 22, 1920 - April 6, 1985) was a US painter known especially for paintings of vertical stripes of color, and a member of the group of abstract painters in Washington DC during the 1960s known as the Washington Color School.

Davis, Ronald
Ronald Davis is a true artistic revolutionary and visionary. His often experimental work exemplifies his diverse artistic and academic background. Davis was born in Santa Monica, California in 1937, but was raised in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He started off by studying engineering at the University of Wyoming between 1955 and 1956.
Davis, Jerrold

In the San Francisco Bay Area, the avant-garde of the 1950s and 1960s was composed of a cadre of extraordinarily gifted and energetic artists engaged in the preeminent artistic movement of the post-war era, Abstract Expressionism.

Davis, Stuart

Stuart Davis (December 7, 1892–June 24, 1964), was an early American modernist painter. He was well known for his Jazz influenced, proto pop art paintings of the 1940s and 1950s, bold, brash, and colorful as well as his ashcan pictures in the early years of the 20th century.

Davy, Woods
For the past twenty-five years, Woods Davy has worked with natural elements, usually incorporating various types of stone in fluid balancing acts that reflect the artist’s “Western Zen” sensibility. He might be thought of as among the first “green” Postmodern artists.
Day, F. Holland

Fred Holland Day (Boston July 8, 1864 - November 12, 1933) was an American photographer and publisher. He was the first in the U.S.A. to advocate that photography should be considered a fine art.

Day, Eleanor
Eleanor Day grew up the seventh of eight children in Philadelphia, avidly pursuing her inclination for creative artwork. She had the opportunity to attend the city's High School for the Arts on the basis of her portfolio, where she first acquired skill for oil painting and more intensive figure study.
de Balbian, Ulrich
http://sacreativenetwork.co.za/2012/06/in-depth-chat-with-inspiring-painter-ulrich-de-balbian/ Who is Ulrich de Balbian and what do you do? I am in my sixties, born of a German mother and Dutch-French father. I lived and studied in a number of countries, including Great Britain, France, Germany and Spain.I have doctorates in Philosophy and Theolo
De Chrico, Giorgio

Giorgio de Chirico (July 10, 1888 – November 20, 1978) was a Greek-born Italian artist. In the years before World War I, he founded the scuola metafisica art movement, which profoundly influenced the surrealists.

De Decker, Thomas
A traditional painter of the peaceful lifestyle of the western Indian before 1880, he was born in 1951, in Appleton, Wisconsin and from 1975, lived in Redmond, Washington. Before attending college, he was primarily interested in archaeology and anthropology, but was inspired by a student art show at Brigham Young University where he was enrolled.
De Gennaro, Tullio
TULLIO DE GENNARO Academy of Fine Arts in Napoli. In 1972 he organized the CRPA group (Research Centre Alternative Powers) with N. Sgambati, B. Impegno, E.
De Gennaro & Schena, Tullio & Pio
TULLIO DE GENNARO Academy of Fine Arts in Napoli. In 1972 he organized the CRPA group (Research Centre Alternative Powers) with N. Sgambati, B. Impegno, E.
de Montes, Robert Gil
Gil De Montes (born 1950) is a painter and a photographer. Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, he moved to Los Angeles at age five then later studied at Otis/Parsons School of Art & Design.
De Niro, Robert

Robert De Niro, Sr., was born in Syracuse, New York, to an Italian-American father, Henry Martin De Niro (1897-1976), whose parents emigrated from Ferrazzano, in the province of Campobasso, Molise, and an Irish mother, Helen O'Reilly (1899-1999). His son is the Academy Award winning actor, Robert De Niro, Jr.

de Silvestro, Tiziana

 

Tiziana de Silvestro (born 1956 in Winterthur, Switzerland) received the 1996 Canton Berne work grant. At the time, she was attempting to photograph like a paparazzo, her aim being to present her trophies as an installation in a hunting museum. After Princess Diana's fatal car accident, she altered the project.

Deacon, Rachel
Rachel Deacon was born in London and studied at Chelsea School of Art, graduating in 1991. She bases her work on poetry or short stories, creating a scene or situation on a single image.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Tacita
Tacita Dean (born Canterbury, Kent, 1965) is an English visual artist who works primarily in film.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
Dean, Dennis
Dennis Dean continues to make his mark as an internationally known photographer. He is credited for his creative abilities, strong composition, and dramatic lighting. Dennis’s work has earned numerous awards and has been showcased in a plethora of art publications, including G. A.
DeFeo, Jay (Mary Joan)

Jay DeFeo (March 31, 1929 - November 11, 1989) was a visual artist associated with the Beat generation who worked c.1950-1989 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Degas, Edgar
1834-1917, French painter and sculptor, b. Paris; son of a banker. Although prepared for the law, he abandoned it for painting, studying at the École des Beaux-Arts with L. Lamothe, a student of Ingres, and in Italy, copying 15th- and 16th-century masters.
Dehner, Dorothy (Mann)

Dorothy Dehner (1901–1994) was an American sculptor. Her work is included in the collections of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Some pieces may also be found at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, also part of the Smithsonian Institution.