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Haak, Lin
Raised in Portland, Oregon, Lin Haak’s earliest art influence was "An artist who lived across the street. I loved him. I was 10..." Haak became an artist when she realized she "had to". She’s never been able to stop doing art.
Haas, Richard John

Richard John Haas (born August 29, 1936 in Spring Green, Wisconsin) is an American muralist who is best known for architectural murals and his use of the Trompe l'oeil style.

Haas, Bruno
Bruno Haas was born on the fourth of January 1939 in Schopfheim, Germany. He has worked and studied throughout Europe, including Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, Greece and Austria; and in 1963 earned a Craftsman's Certificate as a painter and decorator.
Hadid, Zaha

Zaha Hadid, CBE (born 31 October 1950) is an British Iraqi deconstructivist architect.

Hageman, Marilyn
A Marilyn Hageman landscape conjures up the moment of a soft breeze on a summer day. She captures the sensation of movement, even in the seemingly still subjects of flowers and trees. At the age of three Marilyn began to paint horses, intrigued by their speed and motion.
Haihara, Nobu
To me, art is myself. All my life's experiences are there in every piece. Creating is like recycling a newspaper, a can, or even some plastic. Everything in this world, whatever I see - sometimes it's sad, angry, or an expression of happiness - I can process with my mind and re-use it to make something new.
Hajdin, M.K.
b.1977, Novi Sad Abstractionist painter.
Halashyn, Andriy
Halashyn is an emerging global sensation. In the last year alone, he has exhibited at the Los Angeles Art Show (Los Angeles), Arte Americas (Miami), Red Dot Art Fair (Miami), Arteahora Art Fair (Chicago) and the Hot Art Fair (Switzerland).
Hale, Rachel
Rachel Hale is the youngest person in New Zealand to have received a Fellowship with the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers.
Haley, John
Born in Minneapolis, John Charles Haley studied at the Minneapolis School of Art in the 1920s and later with Hans Hofmann in Munich. Returning to the U.
Hall, Don
Professional sports and pop artist for the Miami Heat, Dolphins, Marlins, and several studios and productions companies. Website is www.artid.com/donhallart and gallery located at 671 - 681 Washington Ave in South Beach.
Hall, Doug
Doug Hall received his B.A. in 1966 from Harvard College where he studied Anthropology. In 1969 he received his MFA from the Rinehart School of Sculpture of The Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore. In that same year he moved to San Francisco where he formed the media art collective, T.R.
Hall, Hampton
Hampton Hall was born in Iowa, but spent most of his life in the Southern California area where he now resides. As a young child, Hampton knew he was going to become an artist.
Hall, Jay
Jay B. Hall was born in Springfield, Illinois in 1963. Described by those who know him as a rare combination of left-brain-right-brain, Jay B. hall could just as easily have pursued his major at Beloit College and ended up a geologist.
Hall, Richard
Richard Hall is the kind of artist who refuses to fit into a category. He works not only in the media of serigraphy, monoprinting, and etching, but he creates large wall reliefs and freestanding steel sculptures as well, and he paints in acrylics and in other media on large canvases.
Lia Halloran (born 1977) is a painter and photographer who lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her MFA from Yale in 2001. She is represented by DCKT Contemporary in New York where she had solo exhibitions in 2008 and 2006.
Halls, Roxana
Roxana Halls is a largely self-taught artist and has, for several years, made her studio in the disused bar of a 1930s London theatre, now a bingo hall. In creating this series, Halls has employed self portraiture and has worked with a variety of sitters.
Hambourg, Andre
Having studied at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs and the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in the studio of Lucien Simon, Parisien born Andre Hambourg, known for his luminous landscapes and seascapes, became a dedicated painter beginning 1927.
Hammond, Jane

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Hannah, Duncan

Duncan Hannah grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he attended the Blake School and participated in a summer session at MCAD. He spent his teenage years ushering at the Guthrie Theatre and serving as a guard at Walker Art Center.

Hansen, Gaylen
Gaylen Hansen first came to the attention of the art world during the heyday of neo-expressionism in the late 1970s.
Hanson, Duane

Duane Hanson (January 17, 1925–January 6, 1996) was an American artist based in South Florida, a sculptor known for his lifecast realistic works of people, cast in various materials, including polyester resin, fibreglass, Bondo and bronze. His work is often associated with the Pop Art movement, as well as hyperrealism.

Hanson, Pamela
Born in London and schooled in Switzerland, Pamela Hanson attended university in America.
Hantman, Carl
Carl Hantman is an oil painter of the Old West in a traditional style. For ideas, he has artifacts, gear, clothing, and more than 5,000 old Western movie stills. In addition, he does a great deal of preliminary work, including small oil sketches and posing models on the roof of his city apartment.
Alice H. H. Goodwin Earle was born on November 5 1893 in Hartford, Connecticut. She married Harold Goodwin Jr.(1888-1961) of Philadelphia in 1919 in Hartford and had 4 children. He is well known for becoming the president of the Lyme Academy in the 1930s where he was an instructor in life drawing and art history.
Harari, Hananiah

Hananiah Harari (August 29, 1912 – July 19, 2000) was an American painter and illustrator.

Harding, Sophie
Sophie Harding was brought up in Swanage, in Southern England; the elder sibling in a brood of seven, she was encouraged to take up her career by both sides of her very artistic family. She made London her home for eleven years before moving to the coast.
Hargittai, Paul
Paul Hargittai is an internationally acknowledged textile designer and painter currently living in Paris. Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1923, he attended the Academy of Fine Arts. He became a graphic artist and textile designer, and also designed jewelry.
Haring, Keith

Keith Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) was an artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s.

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (15 July 1606 – 4 October 1669) was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history.
Harnett, William

Jim Harrington was born in 1944 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He and his family moved to San Diego in 1952. His artistic endeavors evolved as an architecture major at San Diego State and the University of California, Berkeley. An early influence on Harrington was his father, a union labor leader.
Harris, Maeve
Influenced by natural and organic forms, Maeve Harris renders expressions of color and light. Created with a variety of inks and pigments, her paintings reveal a focus on the medium itself.
Harris, Lawren

Harris, Graeme
Graeme Harris, an Australian-born photographer, has been living and working in London since 1971. He started working on a series of leaf images in 1992 as a way of expressing his feelings towards natural objects.
Hart, Frederick
Frederick Elliott Hart (June 7 , 1943 in Atlanta, Georgia - August 13, 1999 in Baltimore, Maryland) was an American sculptor, best known for his draft dodging, public monuments and works of art in bronze, marble, and clear acrylic (a technique he coined as "sculpting with light"). American master sculptor Frederick Hart is recognized for creating
Hartigan, Grace

Grace Hartigan (March 28, 1922 — November 15, 2008) was an American Abstract Expressionist painter of the New York School in the 1950s.

Biography and early career

Hartley, Marsden

Marsden Hartley (January 4, 1877 - September 2, 1943) was an American Modernist painter, poet, and essayist of the early 20th century. Hartley was born in Lewiston, Maine, USA, where his English parents had settled. He began his art training at the Cleveland Institute of Art after the family moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1892.

Harvey, Jacques
Jacques Harvey was born in Paris, France in 1939. He lived in the United States for thirty years where he acquired his American citizenship. At the age of seventeen he was accepted at the Academie Julian where Masters such as Matisse and Bonnard had also studied their passion for art.
Harvey, Paul
Paul Harvey (born 7 May 1960) is a British musician and Stuckist artist, whose work was used to promote their 2004 show at the Liverpool Biennial. His paintings draw on pop art and the work of Alphonse Mucha, and often depict celebrities, including Madonna. Paul Harvey was born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire.
Hassam, Childe

Frederick Childe Hassam (October 17, 1859 – August 27, 1935) was a prominent and prolific American Impressionist painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes.

Havas, Paul

Seattle artist, Paul Havas, grew up in New Jersey and received his BFA degree from Syracuse University.  He was a Max Beckmann Fellow at the Brooklyn Museum Art School and also studied at the Corcoran Museum Art School in Washington D.C. He moved to Seattle in 1963 earning his MFA in Painting from the University of Washington.

Hayter, Stanley

Stanley William Hayter (CBE born Dec. 27, 1901, London died May 4, 1988, Paris) was a British painter and printmaker associated in the 1930s with Surrealism and from 1940 onward with Abstract Expressionism.

Hebbar, Kattingeri Krishna
Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar (1911–1996) better known as K.K. Hebbar was a celebrated artist known for his India themed artworks. Kattingeri Krishna Hebbar was born in 1911 in Kattingeri near Udupi, India in a Tulu speaking Brahmin family.
Heckel, Erich
Heckel began studying architecture in 1904 at the Technical University in Dresden, but left the university again one year later.
Heinrich, Aurélien
What I like about painting is to put onto a surface movements contradictions sensations & cultural references so that the result is quite autonimous : clearly that's my goal. As for myself, painting is not meant to be some kind of a romantic mirror nor something one couldn't enjoy without a commentary designed on that specific purpose.
Heizer, Michael

Michael Heizer was born in Berkeley, California, in 1944, the son of the anthropologist Robert Heizer. After briefly attending the San Francisco Art Institute in 1963–64, he moved to New York in 1966.

Hélion, Jean

He was born on 1951 in Bandung, west java, but he and his family grew up in Yogyakarta. It’s the soul of Java, where the tradition and arts were highly created and appreciated for thousands years. Hendarto loves art from a very young age.
Henry, Michel
He studied at Diderot College, Lanagres and the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris. Head of the studios of Roger Chapelain-Midy.
Henry Earle, William
"William Henry Earle, a painter and teacher, was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, July 12, 1928. He studied at the Art Students League with Frank V. Dumond and Robert B. Flale, 1945-1949; at Grand Chaumier and Beaux Arts, Paris, 1950-1952; at the State University of New York and Southern Connecticut State University, 1977.
Hepworth, Barbara

Dame Barbara Hepworth DBE (10 January 1903 – 20 May 1975) was an English sculptor. Her work exemplifies Modernism and along with her contemporaries in England such as Ivon Hitchens, Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson, Naum Gabo and others she helped to develop modern art (sculpture in particular) immeasurably.

Jose Herazo-Osorio was born in Barranquilla, Colombia where he studied art and worked as a journalist and cartoonist for Colombian newspapers, such as El Espectador and El Heraldo. In 1969 he moved to Florida, USA, where he currently lives.
Herminio, Herminio (Alvarez)

Herminio Alvarez (born Spain 1945). The self taught artist uses magnetic fields to create his work. A rare opportunity to see suspended pieces of artwork using magnetic fields.

Jose Hernandez Quero was born in Molinos Street No.82, Granada on November 27, 1930. He was the seventh of the nine children family of Rafael Hernández Barredo.and Dolores Quero Ballesteros, both natives of Granada.
Herrera, Arturo

Arturo Herrera was born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1959, and lives and works in New York and Berlin, Germany. He received a BA from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Herrera’s work includes collage, work on paper, sculpture, relief, wall painting, photography, and felt wall hangings.

Born: New York, 1945. Since 1946 lives in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Education: M.A. University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri, USA, 1970. B.A. University of Puerto Rico, Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Interamerican University, Art Department, (36 credits in art) San Germán, Puerto Rico 1967-1968.
Hibbs, Karen
My work reflects my interest in the natural world combined with linear design. Mixing glass, metals, minerals and fossils, and occasionally 'found materials' my goal is to produce a composition with clean lines and great detail.
Hibel, Edna
Edna Hibel, a painter of sentimental pictures of children, has had a more than 60-year career as painter and lithographer and promoter of peace through exhibitions of her artwork. She was born in 1917 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Hicks, Sheila

Sheila Hicks is an internationally recognized artist. She was born in Hastings, Nebraska and received her BFA and MFA degrees from Yale University. Upon completing her studies at Yale Hicks received a Fulbright scholarship in 1957 to paint in Chile. While in South America she developed her interest in working with fibers.

Higgins, Frances (and Michael)

Higgins Glass refers to any piece of art glass or fused glass fashioned by Michael and Frances Higgins, of Chicago, Illinois, USA, during the last half of the 20th century. Their work combines a Kandinsky-esque visual aesthetic with an emphasis on functionality of the finished pieces.

Hildebrandt, Gregor
Gregor Hildebrandt makes great use of pre-recorded cassette tapes as material in his pictures and installations. The tapes are applied directly onto canvases and photographic prints and in room-sized installations.
Hill and Adamson, David and Robert

Hirsch, Oded

Photographer and video artist Oded Hirsch was born in 1976 on Kibbutz Afikim in the Jordan Valley, Israel, and currently lives and works in New York. 

Hirst, Damien

Damien Steven Hirst (born 7 June 1965) is an English artist and the most prominent[2] member of the group known as "Young British Artists" (or YBAs), who dominated the art scene in Britain during the 1990s.

Hirzalla, Khairy
Khairy Hirzalla is a Jordanian painter, based in Amman.
Ho, Fan

Award-wining photographer Fan Ho (born 1914) has won 280 awards from international exhibitions and competitions worldwide since 1956.

Hobbie, Joel
JOEL HOBBIE: Interactive Sculpture Despite the fact that sculptor Joel Hobbie uses discarded components from the Los Alamos National Laboratory—home of the Manhattan Project during World War II and the concurrent global race for nuclear arms—none of his art is radioactive, he assures visitors: He’s even had his workplace Geigered.
Hockney, David

 

HODGES, Thomas
Thomas Hodges is a British photographic artist, born in London, England. He is best known for his work in the art-nude and erotic-nude genres, although he also produces works in the abstract and architecture genres. Thomas Hodges was born in a South London suburb.
Hodges, Jim
Jim Hodges is a New York-based installation artist. He was born in Spokane, Washington in 1957.
Hofer, Candida

Candida Höfer (born 1944 in Eberswalde, Province of Brandenburg) is a Cologne, Germany-based photographer and a former student of Bernd and Hilla Becher.