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Wada, Sanzo
A 20th century Japanese painter and printmaker, Sanzo Wada studied Western style art techniques at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. He then completed his education in Europe, from 1907 to 1915. As well, he apparently traveled and worked in India and Burma at this time.

Samuel Jones Wagstaff Jr. (4 November 1921 – 14 January 1987) was an American curator and collector as well as the artistic mentor and benefactor of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (who was also his lifetime companion) and poet-punk rocker Patti Smith.

Wakely, Shelagh

Shelagh Wakely (1932-2011)was an experimental artist who combined in a very personal and original way the worlds of visual art, architecture and design.

Walker, Kara

Kara Walker was born in Stockton, California in 1969. She received a BFA from the Atlanta College of Art in 1991 and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1994.

Wall, Jeff
Canadian artist Jeff Wall was born in Vancouver in 1946. He received his B.A. degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver in 1968 and his M.A. degree from the same institution in 1970. From 1970-1973, Wall studied art history at the Courtauld Institute in London.
Wall, Ruth A.

Ruth A. Wall 1917-2009 

Wallace, Ian
Ian Wallace (born 1943) in Shoreham, England, is a Canadian artist based in Vancouver. He won the 2004 Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts.
Wallis, Alfred

Alfred Wall

Walter, Curt
CV of Curt Walter | Visual Artist | | +41 79 480 86 75 | arte@curtwalter.ch | www.curtwalter.ch | www.visibel.ch 1 Projects 2010-2011 Book project, "in...boscamento", ISBN 978-88-7967-288-7 Education 1973-1978 Ensba, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Sculpture class of Prof. Etienne Martin, Paris, Scholarship Canton Zurich, master student of Prof.
Walter, Martha
Martha Walter was a well-known Philadelphia-born Impressionist who specialized in light hearted, colorful beach scenes especially of Gloucester, Coney Island, Atlantic City and the French Coast.
Walters, Joe

JOE WALTERS

Born: June 28,1952, Morehead, Kentucky

Education:

Wang, Guangyi
1957 Born in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province 1984 Graduated from the Oil Painting Department, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (NZAFA) Guangyi Wang lives and works in Beijing Selected Exhibitions: 2006 Plato and His Seven Spirits, Century OCT, Beijing 2006 Wang Guangyi, Galerie ARARIO, Seoul, Korea (solo) 2006 Jiang Hu Tilton Gallery, New York, USA
Wang, Du

Born in WuHan, China 1956
Lives and works in Paris since 1990


EDUCATION

_ 1981-85 : Canton Academy of fine arts
_ 1985-90 : Professor of fine arts, Polytechnic University of South China,

Born 1968, in Inner Mongolia, China. 1991 graduated in Art from Shandong Normal University, China.
Warhol, Andy

Andrew Warhola (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987), known as Andy Warhol, was a Rusyn American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.

Warren, Glen
Glen Warren was born in rural Mississippi, in 1935, where his only access to the world of art was through illustrated monthly magazines and a wonderful Methodist Minister's wife who was a gifted artist and teacher.
James W. Washington, Jr. was an African-American painter and sculptor who grew into prominence in Seattle’s art community. Washington was born and raised in Gloster, Mississippi, a rural mill town in the Jim Crow South. He was one of six children of Baptist minister James Washington and his wife Lizzie.
Waters, John
John Waters was born April 22, 1946, in Baltimore, Maryland. Sometimes called the "King of Bad Taste" or the "Pope of Trash," Waters has built a reputation for shocking his audiences. He started out making short experimental films in the 1960s.
Waterston, Darren
DARREN WATERSTON was born in California in 1965 and received his BFA at the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles. He continued his training in Germany studying painting at the Academie der Kunst in Berlin and the Fachhochschule fur Kunst in Munster. He has previously been the recipient of the Richard C.
Watson, Joseph
My Bio: I grew up in a small city just south of Los Angeles. The town is called Gardena There were many non-traditional art forms that surrounded me. This had an impact on how I interpret my experiences and surroundings in my art. I was fortunate enough to learn the aesthetics of great street art as well as great traditional art.
Webb, Dan
Seattle artist Dan Webb juxtaposes highly crafted and exquisite wood-working with a split, rough-hewn source. This box seems as if it would excite, yet soon become frustration...a birthday gift you could never open. From Seattle Magazine: Born to schoolteacher parents, Webb spent most of his youth in Anchorage.
Weber, Bruce

Bruce Weber (born March 29, 1946 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania) is an American fashion photographer and occasional filmmaker.

Weber, Max

Max Weber (April 18, 1881 - October 4, 1961) was a Russian-born Jewish-American painter who worked in the style of cubism before migrating to Jewish themes towards the end of his life.

Wegman, William
Photo credit: Tim Mantaon William Wegman was born in 1943 in Holyoke, Massachusetts. He received a B.F.A. in painting from the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston in 1965 and an M.F.A. in painting from the University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana in 1967. From 1968 to 1970 he taught at the University of Wisconsin.
Wei, Li

Weichman, Marie
Marie Weichman was born in Wyoming and raised in Texas. Since earning an MFA from Texas Tech University, she has been included in numerous group exhibitions throughout the United States as well as international exhibits in China and Peru.
Weinstein, Matthew
Matthew Weinstein’s early works throughout the 1990s focused on gestural abstraction, cartoon drawing, photographic-based imagery of ghostly images, and a fascination with blood, death, skulls and bones. Currently, Weinstein’s primary medium is 3D animation and 3D rendering.
Weltman, Carolyn
Carolyn Weltman has exhibited her unique pieces worldwide and has received acclaim for her many solo shows in New York and Europe. Her work has been auctioned by houses such as Christie’s, Sothebys and Philips de Pury and surveyed in documentaries and television shows such as City TV.

Tom Wesselmann (February 23, 1931, Cincinnati - December 17, 2004) was an American artist associated with the Pop art movement who worked in painting, collage and sculpture.

Early years

West, Franz

Franz West  (born February 16, 1947 in Vienna) is an Austrian artist who currently resides in Vienna. West studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna with Bruno Gironcoli. He is married to the Georgian artist Tamuna Sirbiladze who too is based in Vienna.

West, Michael Corinne
Michael West (1908-1991) made reference to "The New Art" in a 1942 poem of the same title. This "new art" was later to be more formally known as lyrical cubism and then Abstract Expressionism. This is a very early reference to America's new art. In 1936 at the Rochester Art Club she had her first one woman show.
Weston, Edward

Edward Henry Weston (March 24, 1886 – January

Wheeler, Steve

Steve Wheeler (1912-1992) was born Stephen Brosnatch in Slovakia and emigrated with his family to New Salem, Pennsylvania, when he was a young boy. In 1932 Wheeler began studies in New York at the Art Students League and with Hans Hofmann, who played an integral role in shaping Wheeler’s ideas about art.

Wheelwright, Joseph
Joseph Wheelwright is a master carver of stones, trees, bones and other natural materials. He lives and works in Boston and Vermont, where he maintains a foundry for casting his tree personages into bronze. He is represented in New York by Allan Stone Gallery, 113 E.
Whistler, James Abbott McNeill

White, Elizabeth
Native American ceramist Elizabeth White was born with the name Polingaysi Qoyawayma on the Hopi Reservation at Old Oraibi on the Third Mesa in Arizona in 1892. Her first name translates to "Butterfly Resting Among the Flowers in a Breeze." She was one of the first children of Oraibi to be educated and become a teacher.
White, Minor

Minor Martin White (July 9, 1908 – June 24, 1976) was an American photographer born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

White, Wendy
Born in Rockaway Beach, New York, Wendy’s palette and writings are strongly influenced by her early environment of living by the sea. Her father was a painter and while she was growing up, she and her twin brother would frequently model for him as he painted.
White, Robin
Robin White studied and worked in graphic design, fashion and advertising since the early 80’s. For the past 3 years, she has been painting nearly full time on a collection of “Big Faces”. Robin says faces are an obsession of hers and in them she sees a world of beauty.
Wicki, Daniela
Daniela Wicki was born in Lima ,Peru,to Swiss parents. Formed initially in classical painting during her teenage years , she left the world of painting for a successful career as an attorney and business ventures in New york.
wiggs, Jennifer
Born in Lafayette, Indiana in the 1960’s. Began drawing in elementary school. She had some formal lessons from an illustrator around age eleven. Loved Mad magazine and comics. In college (Indiana University, Bloomington) begins serious study of painting. In addition to her BFA, she travels to study in Italy.
Wight, Jim

Jim Wight is an artist collector who creates various forms of art. Presently he is exploring acrylic paint on clear plastic PVC sheets aluminum composite panels and photography. The creations are developed through cycles of investigation, discovery and expression.

Wiley, William
A significant figure in the Bay Area Figurative movement of the San Francisco, Oakland, California area, William Wiley along with Robert Arneson is regarded as a pivotal artist in the transition between the Funk Art of the 1950s rooted in Abstract Expressionism and the more self-conscious, overt Funk Art that followed.
Wiley, Kehinde

Kehinde Wiley (born 1977) is a New York-based portrait painter, who is known for his highly naturalistic paintings of contemporary urban African, African-American, Afro-Brazilian, Indian and Ethiopian-Jewish (Beta Israel) men in heroic poses.

Winogrand, Garry

 

Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) was an American photographer

Winslade, Dorothy

Witkin, Joel Peter
Joel-Peter Witkin (born in New York in 1939,) is an American photographer who lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He elaborates sophisticated installations using models and accessories evocating a baroque atmosphere with a strange and non typical beauty.

David Wojnarowicz (American artist born 1954- 1992) was one of the indispensable American artists of the end of the 20th century.

WoLanin, James
American, born 1965, Sayreville, New Jersey Education duCret School of Art, Plainfield, NJ, graduate cum laude, 1999 Grants Artist in Residence, Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, January 2009 Artist in Residence, School of Visual Arts, New York City, Summer 2006 Solo Exhibitions 2012 "New Works", Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Fr
Wonner, Paul

Paul John Wonner (April 24, 1920 – April 23, 2008) was an American artist who was born in Tucson, Arizona. He received a B.A. in 1952, an M.A. in 1953, and an M.L.S. in 1955―all from the University of California, Berkeley.

Woodruff, Hale

Wou-ki, Zao

 

Wright, Frank Lloyd

Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 projects, which resulted in more than 500 completed works. 

Wu, Guanzhong

Wu Guanzhong ( August 29, 1919 – June 25, 2010) was a contemporary Chinese painter. Wu had painted various aspects of China, including much of its architecture, plants, animals, people, as well as many of its landscapes and waterscapes in a style reminiscent of the impressionist painters of the early 1900s. 

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Wyeth, Jamie

Wyeth, Andrew