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G.J.Mckenzie, German

German began his art career in the 80s’ in his native Colombia. He received a degree in Graphic Design from the University of Bogota, “Jorge Tadeo Lozano”. He later honed his talents through studies with Master of oil painting Zhu Wei Ming, in Beijing, China. German moved to Canada and settle in Regina in 1989.

Gabanyi, Aexandra
She was born in Budapest, Hungary and received her art education there. Gabanyi came to the U.S. in 1976. She lived in Portland Oregon doing fashion illustrations later teaching fine art at the Seattle Art Institute. She moved to New York City in the 1990s, painting children's portraits and exhibiting in private clubs.
Gabay, Esperanza
The following is from Nancy Thurston of Williford, Arkansas, a senior citizen doing a research project in order to write a biography on American artist, Esperanza Gabay. Gabay studied under Kenyon Cox and Walter Shirlaw, studied at the Art Students League of New York, worked at Cragsmoor Art Colony. She won several prizes from 1917 to 1926.
Gable, Amos
Amos was born on February 2, 1840 and died January 7, 1913. He started out working full-time as a barber and used portrait painting only as a supplemental income until he could afford to pursue it as his sole career. A great deal of Amos’ subjects were actually post-mortem, as he was hired by loved ones to immortalize them with the brush.
Gabo, Naum

Naum Gabo KBE, born Naum Neemia Pevsner (5 August 1890 – 23 August 1977) was a prominent Russian sculptor in the Constructivism movement and a pioneer of Kinetic Art.

Gabriel, Jacques
Jacques Gabriel (1934–1988) was a Haitian painter. A Port-au-Prince native, Gabriel studied at The New School for Social Research in New York City and received a scholarship to study in Paris, France. His works have been exhibited in the United States, Italy, Jamaica, and at the Museum of Modern Art in Paris.
Gabrielli, Guido
Born in Italy on Oct. 26, 1893. Gabrielli immigrated to San Francisco in 1920 and was active there until the onset of the Depression. He then settled on a farm in Dixon, CA where he remained until his suicide on Jan. 16, 1970.
Gabrini, Pietro
Pietro Gabrini was an Italian artist working in variety of mediums on diverse subject matters. Perhaps he acquired his range of practices from his teacher, Guglielmo de Sanctis. De Sanctis was an Italian painter, writer, and teacher from whom Gabrini learned the historical and cultural significance of the Italian arts.
Gach, George
Born in Hungary, George Gach, the son of sculptor Stephen Gach (1880-1962), was noted for sculpture, impressionist painting and teaching. His subjects included animals, people, florals, nudes, cowboys, sports and scenes of Long Island, Bermuda, Mexico, Florida and upstate New York.
Gaddis, John
Born on November 20, 1928, John Gaddis received a degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and worked as a civil engineer. In 1972, he gave up his career to devote himself full-time to his art.
Gag, Anton
From New Ulm, Minnesota and born and raised in Walk, Bohemia, a province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire which is now in the Czech Republic, Anton Gag seemed to fit the stereotype of the Bohemian artist--always poor, pursuing a talent that did not bring in much money, allowing his children much freedom, and non-conforming in his personal behavior wi
Gagliano, Michelle
Painter Michelle Gagliano was raised in upstate New York and now lives in Texas. She captures the landscape of both places in her "neo-naturalist" paintings. Gagliano is a graduate of North Texas State University and studied with Vernon Fisher.
Gagliardi, Tommaso
Born in Rome, Italy in 1820. Gagliardi sailed to the U.S. in 1855 and worked for three years at the Capitol in Washington, DC. While in San Francisco in the 1870s, his statuary and portrait busts were in demand. He later founded a school of sculpture in the Royal Academy in Tokyo and traveled to India where he did several busts.
Gagnon, Ralph
An abstract painter, he was born May 20, 1919 and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire.
My work is about preservation, whether it be natural resources or ancient artifacts. The art has a certain ambiguity to it, the viewer relates to the image and places it in his mind to a specific location.
Gagon, Sandy
It is obvious that Sandy Freckleton Gagon is passionate about motherhood, family and harmony. Using an impeccable technique, this artist creates highly detailed still lifes which often include a small reproduction of a famous museum painting in the background.
Gaildrau, Jules
Born in Paris, France on Sept. 18, 1816. Gaildrau came to California in the Gold Rush about 1852. His illustrations of mining activities appeared in Voyages en Californie published in Paris in 1854. He died there in January 1898.
Gaillard, Jason
A graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Jason Gaillard later studied with Sigmund Abeles and Jack Beal. He has been widely exhibited in New York and California and has completed mural commissions on his own and with the noted trompe l'oeil muralist Richard Haas. His studio has been in New York City.
Gaitonde, Vasudeo

Vasudeo S. Gaitonde (1924–2001) was regarded as India's foremost abstract artist. He received Padma Shri Award in 1971.

Vasudev S. Gaitonde was regarded as one of the most finest and cloistered abstract painter of India.

Gall, Ted
Theodore T. Gall began his career in the arts in the mid-sixties as an animator for teaching films and continued to broaden his skills as a graphic designer. Gall has worked in metal since his early days as an artist. Although his work has not been limited to the human form, it has been his primary focus throughout his career.
Gallatin, Albert Eugene

A. E. Gallatin (1881-1952) was an American artist and collector bprn in Villanova, Pennsylvania, to a patrician family of Swiss descent, Albert Eugene Gallatin was heir to a large banking fortune. His ties to NYU, to art, and to France extended back several generations. 

Gallina, Claudio

Claudio Gallina, born in Argentina in 1964, studied art at Escuela de Bellas Artes Prilidianos Pueyrredón. Early in his career he worked as a scenic artist and designer for theater and television.

GALVAN, JOSE
GALVAN José - ASPE (Province of ALICANTE - Spain) July 30, 1910 - BENIDORM (Spain) August 25, 2001. To the 19 years age, it went to live with ALCOY (Spain) and works in an industrial school where it draws copies. There, its Professors notice his work and direct it in the section "drawing according to nature".
Garcia, Fernando
Fernando García (Born in Puerto Padre, Cuba, 1955 - died in Miami 1989) Studies 1982 Master Degree in Plastic Arts, Higher Institute of Art, Havana, Cuba. Selected Solo Exhibitions 1999 la boheme gallery, the gallery 1998 performances, miami inter american center 1998 la boheme gallery Miami FL 1997 small format, la boheme gallery 1996 Fern
Garcia Alix, Alberto
Master Spanish photographer Alberto Garcia Alix is known as one of the best oeuvres in contemporary Spanish photography. He is the foremost photographer to emerge from Spain's La Movida, the post-Franco era of free expression. Through his documentarian approach, he vibrantly captures the atmosphere of 1980's Madrid and beyond.
Garner, Sara
Sara Garner is a Marietta, Georgia artist. Painting in the realist tradition she is a respected member of the local art community. Self taught, inspired by her artist father, her works are in great demand in this part of the country. She displayed a talent for drawing at an early age.
Garratt, Arthur
Born in Lambeth, Arthur Garratt was a portrait painter and engraver who enjoyed considerable success and was commissioned to paint many of the leading people of his time including Rodin. He studied at the City of London School and exhibited from 1899-1919. During the 1920's, he spent several years in New York.
Garrett, Dan
For as long as he could remember, Dan Garret aspired to a career in art. A singular event put him completely on-course with this objective - when his parents took over a greeting card company during Garret’s mid-teens.
Gatewood, Charles
Born in Mississippi in 1941, Charles Gatewood graduated from Art Center School in Los Angeles (now Art Center College of Design in Pasadena) with a degree in Industrial Design and worked with the General Motors Design Staff at their Technical Center, for over eleven years.
Gatz, William
William Gatz has been a professional photographer for over 40 years. Only in the last five years has he turned serious attention toward producing images purely for the enjoyment of art. A graduate of the world esteemed Brooks Institute of Photographic Art & Science located in Santa Barbara, California.
Gaudi, Antoni

Antoni Gaudí i Cornet (25 June 1852 – 10 June 1926) was a spanish architect born in Reus, Catalonia and a figurehead of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí's works reflect his highly individual and distinctive style and are largely concentrated in the Catalan capital of Barcelona, notably his magnum opus, the Sagrada Família.

Gaugin, Paul
(Eugène Henri) Paul Gauguin was born in Paris on June 7, 1848, into a liberal middle-class family.
Gechtoff, Sonia

Sonia Gechtoff (born 1926) is an American artist.

Gelblum, Gary
Gary Schyler Gelblum (born May 24, 1991) is an American graffiti and contemporary artist. Born and raised in Miami Beach, Florida, Gary was very exposed to the art world. As a child, Gary displayed natural ability in art among his parents, teachers, and classmates.
Genzken, Isa
Known for column shaped or linear mixed-media* work, which includes photography, collage*, metals, and video, Isa Genzken is based in Berlin. Some of her pieces are precise still lifes of random objects.
Gergely, Tibor
Tibor Gergely (1900-1978) was an artist and Illustrator. Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1900, he studied art briefly in Vienna, Austria, before emigrating to the United States in 1939, where he settled in New York City. Largely a self-taught artist, he also contributed several covers of The New Yorker, mostly during the 1940s.
Gerofsky, Doris
JOSEPH & DORIS GEROFSKY WERE AVID COLLECTORS OF RARE 18th - 19th CENTURY AFRICAN ART. THEIR COLLECTIONS ARE FEATURED IN MUSEUMS, GALLERIES, & INSTITUTIONS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. MANY OF THEIR PIECES HAVE SOLD FOR GENEROUS AMOUNTS AT MAJOR AUCTION HOUSES SUCH AS SOTHEBY'S. Coll. Brooklyn, New York.
Gertler, Mark

Mark Gertler (9 December 1891 – 23 June 1939), born Marks Gertler, was a British painter of figure subjects, portraits and still-life.

Giacometti, Alberto

Gibbons, Sam

Sam Gibbons is an American illustrator whose work is an absolute trip! His series of kaleidoscopic creations is a testament to his wild imagination, great work with color and awesome artistic skill.

He lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland.

Gibson, Charles
In 1886, a nineteen-year-old artist, portfolio in hand, was seen sneaking his way up the back stairs to the New York City offices of the young humor magazine, LIFE. A tall, handsome youth, he hardly looked like the type that needed to sneak his way around anywhere.
Gideon, Elmo
Elmo Gideon (11 January 1924 — 21 December 2010) was an American Master Artist and Sculptor of the 20th and 21st centuries. His paintings and sculptures include some of the world’s most known subjects, including the famous Gideon Holocaust Collection. Signed Gideon (early works were sometimes signed E.
Gielen, Christopher

Gilbert and George are two contemporary artists who work together as a duo.

Gilbert Proesch (San Martin de Tor, Italy, 17 September 1943) and George Passmore (Plymouth, United Kingdom, 8 January 1942) have become famous for their distinctive , highly formal appearance and manner.

Gilkey, Richard

The painter Richard Gilkey grew up in the Skagit Valley, attended Ballard High School, and served in World War II as a marine. He returned to civilian life traumatized, becoming a brawler and rabble rouser. Exposure to the mystical and anti-war paintings of Guy Anderson, Morris Graves, and Mark Tobey turned him to serious painting.

Gilliam, Sam

Sam Gilliam (b. November 30, 1933) is internationally recognized as one of America's foremost Color Field Painter and Lyrical Abstractionist artists. Gilliam, an African American, is associated with the Washington Color School and is broadly considered a Color field painter.

Giotto designed a great number of works, many of which have disappeared. It is thought that he first participated in the decoration of the Upper Church at Assisi. Scenes from the Life of Christ, Legend of St. Francis, and Isaac and Esau have all been credited to Giotto (and questioned).
Giust, Amy
Amy Giust was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and studied art at Hope College in Holland, Michigan and then again later at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. Daughter of an engineer and a musician, her favorite subjects early in life were mathematics, visual arts, and music, which are obvious influences in her work.
Glarner, Fritz

Fritz Glarner  (b Zurich, 20 July 1899; d Locarno, 18 Sept 1972) was an American painter of Swiss birth. Brought up in France and Italy, he studied at the Regio Istituto di Belle Arti in Naples from 1914 to 1920.

Glaysher, Rowland (Rollz)
Rowland Glaysher known as Rollz was born in Surrey and settled on the Isle of Wight many years ago. He has slowly worked his way to become the island's top artist.
Glintenkamp, Hendrik

Hendrik Glintenkamp (1887-1946) was known to his friends as “Glint,” he was a painter, printmaker, illustrator and sculptor––part of an artistic milieu that included such influential figures as Henri, Sloan and Stuart Davis.  

Gniewek, Robert
Robert Gniewek is a second generation Photorealist painter. He paints American roadside culture from the late 1940s and early 1950s, and focusing on 'disappearing' parts of the landscape, documents small town cafes and diners, gas stations, and motels.
Goldin, Nan
Nan Goldin was born in Washington , D.C. 1953. She graduated from the School of the Modern Fine Arts, Boston/Tufts University in 1977/1978, where she had worked mostly with Cibachrome prints.
Goldschmidt, Gertrud

Gertrud Louise Goldschmidt (1 August 1912 – 17 September 1994) also known as Gego, was a modern Venezuelan artist and sculptor. Gego's most popular works were produced in the 1960s and 1970s, during the height of popularity of Geometric abstract art and Kinetic Art.

Gomez, Gomez
Born in Havana, Cuba, May 27, 1941 Studied at San Alejandro Fine Art School, 1963-1967 Was member of the Cuban Union of Writters and Artists 1978-1980 Move to the United States, April, 1980 Participated in more than 23 Solo Exhibitions. Participated intensively in Printmaking Top Ranking Competitions in Japan, China, Taiwan,New Zealand, Spain, Port
Goncharova, Natalia

Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (1881 - 1962) was a Russian avant-garde artist (Cubo-Futurism), painter, costume designer, writer, illustrator, and set designer. Her great-aunt was Natalia Pushkina, wife of the poet Alexander Pushkin.

gonzales, adam
check out www.fremontheightsart.com for more art. about me. i was born in abilene,texas. where the grass meets the desert. i grew up in austin,texas. im a native american indian. half apache/mohican. as far as my education and training. im self taught. ive been in love with art my entire life. i was literally painting before i could walk.
gonzales, adam
Gonzales, Julio

Juli González i Pellicer (21 September 1876 - 27 March 1942) was a Catalan abstract and cubist painter and sculptor.

Nací en Cádiz, España. Después me trasladé con mis padres a Barcelona y actualmente vivo en Tenerife. Desde pequeña siempre me gustó dibujar. Ya de niña, le hacía a mi hermana las muñecas de recortables de papel. Luego empecé a imitar los dibujos de Picasso, las pinturas de Gauguin, etc.
Gonzalez, Giraldo
Goodman, Sidney
Sidney Goodman is an American artist (born 1936) who lives and works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Education: Philadelphia College of Art, 1958 (now University of the Arts), Boston Art Institute Honorary Degree 1996
Professor of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine A
Goodnough, Robert

Robert Goodnough (born in 1917) is an American abstract painter. In the 1950s and 60s, when he exhibited regularly at Tibor de Nagy Gallery, where he made his debut in the landmark exhibition "The New Generation" in 1950, Goodnough didn't attend many of his own openings either.

Gordin, Sidney

Sidney Gordin (1918-1996), an abstract artist, sculptor and former professor at the University of California at Berkeley.

Mr. Gordin's art is in numerous museum collections, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Oakland Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Whitney Museum in New York.

Gorenstein, Alexander

Gorenstein was born in Odessa, Ukraine in 1952, and at only age seven enrolled in art school. He continued his studies at St Petersburg Academy of Theater, Cinematography and music, and graduated in stage design.

Gorenstein, Alexander
Alexander Gorenstein was born in Russia and graduated from Odessa State Art School and then the Leningrad State Institute of Theatre, Music and Cinema.
Gormley, Anthony
Antony Mark David Gormley OBE RA (born 30 August 1950) is a British sculptor.
gorspe, paco
Francisco "Paco" Gorospe (10 July 1939 – 22 September 2002) was a Filipino painter, called the "Picasso of the Philippines". Paco Gorospe is one of the famous painters of the Philippines.[1] He was born in Binondo, Manila.
Toby Gotesman Schneier is a reality-based, mannerist painter whose use of color, light, and composition have earned her nationwide acclaim. Her unique ability to bring extraordinary flavor to every day objects and familiar scenes evokes a nostalgic and emotional response in the viewer.
Gotlib, Helen
Helen Gotlib was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A life time interest in art lead Helen to study at the University of Michigan’s School Of Art And Design where she divided her time between printmaking and scientific illustration.
Gottlieb, Adolph

 

Adolph Gottlieb (March 14, 1903 - March 4, 1974) was an American abstract expressionist painter, sculptor and graphic artist.

« Gotz is a painter of emotions. He probes the depths of Human being in search of the universal, of what connects us all. Aware and attentive, he is the watcher of the show being played in all of us. He uses materials, colours and symbols to allow this show to externalize through his Art.