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Fabe, Robert
Robert Fabe was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1917, and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He began the study of painting with his father, a talented amateur. He took art courses at Withrow High School, in Cincinnati (1932-1936) in conjuction with the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
Fabelo, Roberto
Roberto Fabelo Pérez Guáimaro, Camagüey, January 28, 1950 Painter, draftsman, engraver, illustrator and sculptor Art Studies 1971-76 National School of Art (ena), La Habana, Cuba. 1976-81 Higher Institute of Art (isa), La Habana, Cuba. He has been a teacher in the three national levels of artistic ed-ucation.
Faber, Arthur
A student at Cooper Union Art School, the National Academy of Design, and the Art Students League, Arthur Faber was a modernist painter born in Philadelphia. He exhibited at the Salons of the American Society of Independent Artists and the Whitney Museum of American Art from 1918 to 1927.
Faber, Hermann
Born in Germany, Hermann Faber came to the United States in 1854 and worked for the Surgeon General during the Civil War as a medical illustrator to keep a record of the war.
Faber, Josephine
Born in Fresno, CA on Nov. 3, 1891. Faber was active in both Fresno and in the Netherlands. She studied in the latter with D. Bakels and H. P. van der Haar. In 1946 she married J. Phaff. She died in Wassenaar, Netherlands in 1967.
Faberge, Theo
Theo Faberge (London, 26 September 1922 - 20 August 2007) was the grandson of Peter Carl Faberge. His father Nicholas Faberge, Carl’s youngest son, arrived in London in 1906 to help run the only branch of ‘The House of Faberge’ outside Russia, in Dover Street, London.
Fabert, Jacques
Jacques Fabert, born Paris, France, studied at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris. Jacques has been featured in many one-man and group shows in the USA and abroad. An impressive number of his works are part of many private and corporate collections all over the world.
Fabian, Lydia
Lydia Dunham Smith Fabian (1857-1947) Absent from any exhibitions for a number of years, Lydia Dunham Fabian, an accomplished artist and somewhat of a world traveler, presented 34 of her latest oil paintings at an exhibition held at Newcomb, Macklin & Company, Chicago, in August of 1923.
Fabien, Louis
Louis Fabien was born January 18, 1924 in L'Isle-Jourdain in the French department of Vienne. Fabien is a self-taught figurative painter who uses a modern form of pointillism in his colorful paintings. Fabien has exhibited artwork in Paris salon shows and has had one-man shows in France, the United States, Japan, England and Germany.
Fabiilli, Luciana
Luciana Fabiilli is an Italian Canadian Artist who was awarded permanent residency As An Artist Of ExtraOrdinary Ability in the United States. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors Degree from York University in Toronto.
Fabilli, Mary
Born in Gardiner, NM on Feb. 16, 1914. Fabilli moved to California in 1922 and grew up on a farm near Delano. In 1937 she settled in Berkeley and entered UC where she was a pupil of Neuhaus, Boynton, Ryder, and O’Hagan. For 30 years she was a curator at the Oakland Museum. As well as an artist, she is also known for her poetry.
Fabius, Alan
The following is from the artist who describes himself : "I have happily spent 41 years trying to satisfy a constant urge to create Art." To me "Art" is more than just an image and "Great Art" in some unique way provokes an emotional response." These urges gave birth to "Visual Images" an Art Company Fabius started in 1982.
Fabre, Jan

Jan Fabre (born 1958, Antwerp, Belgium) is a Belgian multidisciplinary artist, playwright, stage director, choreographer and designer.

Fabri, Ralph
Artist, author, editor, teacher and book reviewer for American Artist magazine, Ralph Fabri was born and educated in Budapest, Hungary. He earned his B.A. degree at the Royal State Gymnasium, studied architecture at the Royal Institute of Technology, and in 1918, earned his M.A. degree at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
Faiers, Edward Spencer (Ted)

Edward Faiers (1908-1985) A major contributor to the arts in Memphis from the 1950s until his death in 1985, Edward Spencer Faiers was significant as a teacher and an artist. He moved to Memphis in 1952 and joined the faculty of the Memphis Academy of Art (now the Memphis College of Art).

Fairey, Shepard
Frank Shepard Fairey (born February 15, 1970) is an American contemporary graphic designer, and illustrator who emerged from the skateboarding scene. He first became known for his "André the Giant Has a Posse" (…OBEY…) sticker campaign, in which he appropriated images from the comedic supermarket tabloid Weekly World News.
Fairey, Shepard
Probably the most success American Street artist, with his controversial portrait of Obama in the National Portrait Gallery.
Fairy, Shepard
American street artist with controversial Obama portrait in National Portrait Gallery.
Falkenstein, Claire

Claire Falkenstein (July 22, 1908 – October 23, 1997) was an American sculptor, painter, printmaker, jewelry designer, and teacher, most renowned for her often large-scale abstract metal and glass public sculptures.

Born to a Russian mother and a French father, who was a portrait painter and drawing teacher, Henri Fantin-Latour became a well known French painter and lithographer in the classical tradition of the Old Masters. He moved with his family to Paris from Grenoble in1841 and early took lessons from his father, Théodore Fantin-Latour.
Farber, Neil
A Winnipeg based artist, Farber is a member of the Royal Art Lodge, and was part of the 2004 exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, entitled "The Royal Lodge: Ask the Dusk". Taking a simple but expressive line drawing style that is reminiscent of children's book illustrations, Neil Farber's work blurs the boundary betwen childh
Fassianos, Alecos
Fassianos studied violin at the Athens Conservatory and painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts from 1956 to 1960 where he was taught from Yannis Moralis. He then went to Paris on a French State scholarship (1962–1964) where he attended lessons on lithography along with Clairin and Caroline Chariot-Dayez.
Fautrier, Jean
Jean Fautrier (May 16, 1898 – July 21, 1964) was a French painter and sculptor. He was one of the most important practitioners of Tachisme*. He was born in Paris. Given his unwed mother's surname, he was raised by his grandmother until her death in 1908, when he went to live with his mother in London.
Feininger, Lyonel

Lyonel Charles Feininger (July 17, 1871 – January 13, 1956) was a German-American painter and caricaturist.

Feininger, Andreas

Andreas Bernhard Lyonel Feininger (27 December 1906 - 18 February 1999) was a German American photographer, and writer on photographic technique, noted for his dynamic black-and-white scenes of Manhattan and studies of the structure of natural objects.

Felix, Lafortune
Born 1933 in Pontsonde, Haiti. Lafortune Felix lives in St. Marc where he is a farmer and formally a voodoo priest. Through the wall paintings which he decorated his temple, he came to the attention of Pierre Monosiet, the late curator of the St. Pierre College Museum of Haitian Art.
Fellows, Fred
Living in Sonoita, Arizona, Fred Fellows is a painter and sculptor who works in realist style. He was born in Ponca City, Oklahoma, where he was influenced by the cultures of the Otoe and Osage Indians, whose reservations were nearby.
Ferama's artistic direction experienced a decisive turn while she was in West-Africa where she learned the lost wax method, a bronze founding technique. Working in her own studio later in Bamako, Mali gave an African and earthy influence to her work which is seen in her current sculptures.
Ferber, Herbert
Herbert Ferber (born Herbert Ferber Silvers, April 30, 1906 – August 20, 1991) was an American sculptor and painter, born in New York City. He began his independent artistic studies in New York in 1926 at evening classes at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design, while attending Columbia University Dental School.
Ferlingere, Scott & Sharon
Eagle People USA. Designers of a magnificently detailed, individually crafted, one-of-a-kind symbol of strength and freedom. Each piece is a superb example of American folk art, available for purchase directly from the artists. Scott and Sharon Ferlingere.
Ferlito, Gabriella
Gabriella Ferlito nasce a Ccatania dove vive e lavora. Partecipa a diverse collettive, e nel 2007 inaugura la sua prima personale, presso la Galleria Dietro le Quinte, Catania, con testo di Francesco Nicolosi Fazio. La sua ricerca parte dalla riflessione sulla dualità dell’essere umano che percorre la sua evoluzione cercando un equilibrio tra mater
Fernandez, Teresita
Teresita Fernández (born Miami, 1968) is a contemporary sculptor and artist based in New York. A recipient of the 2005 MacArthur Foundation "Genius Fellowship", Fernández's work is characterized by an interest in perception and the psychology of looking.
Ferren, John Millard

John Ferren (1905-1970)

Born in Pendleton, Oregon, in 1905, and raised in California, John Ferren briefly attended art school in San Francisco. While serving as an apprentice to an Italian stonecutter, he began sculpting portrait heads in clay.

Ferreyros, Juliana
Juliana Ferreyros was born an artist by heart, mind and soul in Cali- Colombia (South America). Since she was in school Ferreyros felt herself attracted to; the magic of color, painting, designing, creating and writing. When in high school she won several contest in these creative areas.
Filipepi, Allesandro
Sandro Botticelli was the youngest son of Mariano Filipepi; he was born in Florence, Italy in 1445. His name was really Allessandro de Mariano Filipepi. Botticelli was really just a nickname, meaning "little barrel" and was originally bestowed on his older brother.
Fine, Perle

Perle Fine (1908–1988) was among the most prominent female artists associated with American Abstract Expressionism.

Finster, Howard
The Rev. Howard Finster produced more than 46,000 pieces of art prior to his death at age 84. He was a man possessed, not by demons, but by the need to create art. He was a self-proclaimed “man of visions” who put his visions into his colorful folk art. Curator Glen C.
Fisher, Margaret
A painter of abstraction, Margaret Fisher began her career as an economist and architect. In New York City, Alfred Steiglitz, photographer and gallery owner who promoted modernist art, encouraged Fisher to follow her passion.
"I think what drives me is being such a f*ck-up the first half of my life…for hurting people, and there are people I've hurt who there's no way I could ever say sorry to. There's one guy in particular who walks the other way whenever he sees me.
Flanagan, Barry

Barry Flanagan (January 11, 1941 - August 31, 2009) was a Welsh sculptor, best known for his bronze statues of hares.

Fleischer, Alain
Alain Fleischer was born in Paris in 1944.
Florido, Miguel
Miguel Florido was born on October 6, 1980, in San José de las Lajas, Havana, Cuba.
Flynt, Robert

Contemporary American photographer. Artist's statement,

Fontana, Lavinia

Trained by her father, she achieved success in Bologna and Rome, including large-scale public commissions -- and still had time to have eleven children.

Fontana, Lucio

Lucio Fontana (19 February 1899 – 7 September 1968) was an Argentine painter and sculptor. He was mostly known as the founder of Spatialism and his ties to Arte Povera.

Jim Forsberg (1991-1991) was a noted 20th century abstract artist.

Forster, Jeff
Jeff Forster is a sculptor who works in clay. Growing up in rural Minnesota, Forster observed the cyclical changes of seasons, conjuring ideas of life, death, and rebirth, concepts that are integral to his work.
Foster, Jonathan
Jon Foster is an American freelance illustrator, penciler, and sculptor. He is best known for his comic book covers (DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics) and other works featured in Dungeons & Dragons and Alternity. Jon Foster studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and graduated in 1989.[1] His paintings are oils on canvas and are
Foucault, Henri

Henri Foucult is a contemporary French photographer. 

Born in 1954, juni 3rd in Versailles. 

Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris, France. Higher National Diploma of Visual Arts, 1981. 

Teaching since 1995 at the ENSAD (Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris).

Fragela, Moises
Moisés Fragela was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico in 1976 until 1990 when he moved to Miami, Florida to later return, in 1996 to Puerto Rico. He started to paint at the age of 20, doing his formal education at Florida International University in Miami and at the Institute of Fine Arts, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico where he graduated in 2004.
Frank, Hannah

Hannah Frank (August 23, 1908 – December 18, 2008) was an artist and sculptor from Glasgow, Scotland.

Suzy Frelinghuysen (born Estelle Condit Frelinghuysen, in 1911; died in 1988) was an American abstract painter and erstwhile soprano.

French, Jared

Jared French (1905-1988) was a painter who specialized in the ancient medium of egg tempera. He was one of the masters of Magic Realism, part of a circle of friends and colleagues who all painted surreal imagery in egg tempera. Others include George Tooker and Paul Cadmus.

Otto Freundlich (July 10, 1878 – March 9, 1943) was a German painter and sculptor of Jewish origin and one of the first generation of abstract artists.

Frey, Viola

Lee Friedlander (born 1934 in Aberdeen, Washington) is an influential American photographer and artist.

Fritsch, Katharina

Katharina Fritsch (born February 14, 1956 in Essen, West Germany) is a German sculptor. She lives and works in Düsseldorf.

Fromanger, Gérard
Gérard Fromanger is a French artist born on 6 September 1939 in Jouars-Pontchartrain, Yvelines.
Frost, Phil
Phil Frost is a self-taught artist whose unique work brings together aspects of urban culture, abstraction, tribalism, and design. In the 1990s, Frost honed his skills by painting walls, found objects and street detritus with his intricate, compulsive and highly evolved form of graffiti.
Fu, Baoshi

Fuster, Jose
José Rodríguez Fuster was born in Villa Clara in 1946. He paints, engraves and sketches and is also one of Cuba's most original ceramists. He began his artistic career in 1961 at the age of 14, when he went to the Sierra Maestra to teach in the Literacy Campaign. He studied at the Art Instructors School from 1963 to 1965.