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Schnabel, Julian

Julian Schnabel (born October 26, 1951) is an American artist and filmmaker. In the 1980s Schnabel received international media attention for his "plate paintings"—large-scale paintings set on broken ceramic plates.

Schneider, Olaf
Olaf Schneider (b.1964) A husband, father of two and a grandfather of three acquired a strong foundational education in art while working full time at age 21 with Canada'’s leading outdoor advertising companies Mediacom. Painting very large scale pictorials with some of the worlds finest artists.
Schott, Ignace
Ignace Schott was born July 28, 1818 in Dabo, France. He has sometimes been referred to as Ignace Schott de Dabo or Ignatius Dabo. Known primarily as a mural artist and stained glass artisan, it is also known that he was an etcher. He signed his work, Ignace Schott, or used a mark created by his initials in the shape of an anchor.

Jon Schueler (1916-1992)

1916 Born September 12, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Parents, George Arnold and Clara (nee Haase) Schueler. Childhood and adolescence in Milwaukee where his father is a distributor of Hood tires.

Schweder, Alexander

Alex Schweder is based in Berlin, works with architecture and performance art to complicate the distinction between occupying subjects and occupied objects.

Scott, John T.

Scully, Seam

Sean Scully (born 30 June 1945) is an Irish-born American-based painter and printmaker who has twice been named a Turner Prize nominee. His work is collected in major museums worldwide.

Scully was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1989 and 1993.

Sehgal, Tino

Tino Sehgal (born 1976) is a British-German artist of partly Indian origin, based in Berlin.

His works, which he calls "constructed situations", involve one or more people carrying out instructions conceived by the artist.

Seitz, Patricia
Artist Statement Having a lifetime interest in fine art and paintings, and developing her skills at a very young age, Patricia Seitz loves to be challenged artistically. Patricia spent her earlier years in California with her Mother a painter, and her grandparents whom collected art.
Sekka, Kamisaka
Kamisaka Sekka (1866–1942) is considered one of the greatest Japanese artists of the first half of the twentieth century.
Sel, Ahmet
Ahmet Sel, photo-reporter (born in Turkey in 1956) explores the field of documentary photography. Sel settled in France in 1981.
Seliger, Charles
Charles Seliger (June 3, 1926-October 1, 2009) was an American abstract expressionist painter. He was born in Manhattan June 3, 1926, and he died on October 1, 2009, in Westchester County, New York.
Sen, Paritosh
Paritosh Sen (October 18, 1918 – October 22, 2008[1]) was a leading Indian artist. He was born in Dhaka (then known as Dacca), the present-day capital of Bangladesh.
Sendra, Enrique
Enrique Sendra was born in Havana, Cuba in 1982. As a young boy, his passion for art was very evident. With the support and encouragement of his family and friends, he was able to develop his talent by attending workshops and creating relations with other artists who shared his enthusiasm for art.



BORN:      1907 Rorschach, Switzerland

                        (Naturalized Citizen, USA)


Serra, Richard

Richard Serra (born November 2, 1939) is an American minimalist sculptor and video artist known for working with large-scale assemblies of sheet metal. Serra was involved in the Process Art Movement.

Serrano, Andres

Andres Serrano (born August 15, 1950 in New York City) is an American photographer and artist who has become most notorious through his photos of corpses, as well as his controversial work "Piss Christ", a red-tinged photograph of a crucifix submerged in a glass container of what was purported to be the artist's own urine.

Sérusier, Paul

Paul Sérusier (9 November 1864, Paris – 7 October 1927, Morlaix) was a French painter who was a pioneer of abstract art and an inspiration for the avant-garde Nabi movement, Synthetism and Cloisonnism.

Seurat, George
Georges Pierre Seurat (French pronunciation: 2 December 1859 – 29 March 1891) was a French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. He is noted for his innovative use of drawing media and for devising a technique of painting known as pointillism.
Sewell, Leo
Leo Sewell (1945 - ) is an American "found object" artist. His assemblages of recycled material are in over 40 museums and in private collections worldwide. Sewell was born in Annapolis, Maryland and moved to Philadelphia in 1974.
Seyedmahmoud, Mojtaba
My name is Mojtaba Seyedmahmoud and I was born in Tehran, Iran. I came to United States when I was 24 years old, and I am living in south Florida for the last 30 years. I have a Bachelors degree in Biology from Florida International University.
Shahn, Ben
Ben Shahn (September 12, 1898 – March 14, 1969) was a Lithuanian-born American artist. He is best known for his works of social realism, his left-wing political views, and his series of lectures published as The Shape of Content. Shahn was born in Kovno (Kaunas), Russian Empire, to Joshua Hessel and Gittel (Lieberman) Shahn.
Shaw, Charles Green

Charles G. Shaw (1892-1974) belongs to a generation of abstract painters who remain for the most part stubbornly lost. Active in the interwar period, they organized themselves into the American Abstract Artists when abstraction was viewed as un-American and then were largely swept aside by Abstract Expressionism.

Shaw, Jim
Jim Shaw born in 1952 in Midland Michigan. He lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Attended University of Michigan at Ann Arbor ,1974,BFA; California Institute of The Arts,1978,MFA.
Shaw, Raqib
Raqib Shaw is a Kashmiri born artist who lives and works in London. In New York City he had his first solo exhibition, "Garden of Earthly Delights," at Deitch Projects in the Fall 2005. His work illustrates Slavoj Zizek's "Anxiety: Kierkegaard with Lacan" as well as "The De-Sublimated Object of Post-Ideology", which both appear in lacanian ink 26.
Sheets, Nan
Painter-printmaker Nan Jane Sheets was born in Albany, Illinois in 1885. She took a degree in pharmacy from Valparaiso University, Indiana, and worked in that field for a short period in Salt Lake City, Utah. There she took classes in art and realized that her great love was that activity.
INTERNATIONAL ARTIST Biography: Shefqet Avdush Emini, an internationally recognized artist. He is an academically educated artist who developed his own style. His own ‘signature’, which made him famous. The list of exhibitions of his artworks in museums and art galleries worldwide is long.



Sheikh, Ghulam Mohammed
Gulam Mohammed Sheikh (born 1937 Surendranagar, Gujarat) is an internationally renowned Painter, Writer and Art critic. He was awarded the prestigious Padmashri award for his contribution to art in 1983. His collection of surrealistic poems Athwa has won considerable critical acclaim.
Sharon Shepherd has resided in San Francisco since 1985 and has shown her work at Oakland Museum’s Collectors Gallery, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Artists Gallery, American Conservatory Theater's Gallery at the Geary.
Shepherd, Sharon
Sharon Shepherd has resided in San Francisco since 1985 and has shown her work at Oakland Museum’s Collectors Gallery, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Artists Gallery, as well as numerous other galleries in the Bay Area since 1979.
Sharon Shepherd has resided in San Francisco since 1985 and has shown her work at SFMOMA’s Caffè Museo, Oakland Museum’s Collectors Gallery, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Artists Gallery, SAM (Seattle Art Museum) Gallery, as well as numerous galleries in the Bay Area since 1979.
Sherman, Cindy
Cindy Sherman Born January 19, 1954 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Attended State University College at Buffalo, New York, 1976, B.A.
Shimomura, Roger

Roger Shimomura's paintings, prints, and theatre pieces address sociopolitical issues of Asian America and have often been inspired by diaries kept
by his late immigrant grandmother for 56 years of her life.

Shinohara, Ushio
Ushio Shinohara (born 1932, Tokyo), nicknamed “Gyu-chan”, is a Japanese Neo-Dadaist artist.
Shinsui, Ito
Itō Shinsui (伊東 深水, 4 February 1898 – 8 May 1972), was the pseudonym of a Nihonga painter and ukiyo-e woodblock print artist in Taishō and Shōwa period Japan. He was one of the great names of the shin-hanga art movement, which revitalized the traditional art after it began to decline with the advent of photography in the early 20th century.
Shkarupa, Valeriy
He was born in Sumy in 1950. He majors in painting, drawing and ceramics. He studied at the Moscow Restoration Institute. From 1979 to 2002 he was an artist-restorer in Sumy Art museum. From 1984 to 1996 he took part in archeological expeditions nature reserve Olvia as restorer of archeological findings for Institute of Archeology оf Academy of
Short, MJ
I started in commercial art. I worked in graphic studios and print shops for years. When I moved from California to Alabama I couldn't find a job in that field. I let my art fall by the wayside and took up photography. When my husband got sick I took up drawing again. I now have a complete studio with art work in a lot of local area.
Sickboy is the name of a street artist from Bristol, UK, known for his temple logo and his 'Save the Youth' slogan. Sickboy moved to London in 2007 and his street art became prevalent particularly in the East End boroughs of Shoreditch and Tower Hamlets.
Signac, Paul
Paul Signac (Paul Victor Jules Signac) was one of the principal French neo-impressionist painters of his time.
Sikander, Shahzia
Shahzia Sikander (born 1969) is an artist from Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Sikander is a Pakistani American artist, now living in New York City, who specializes in Mughal miniature painting and Persian miniature painting. She has also created murals, installations, mixed-media works and performance art.
Over 40 years experiences Well known among celebrities for my Barack Obama portrait paint, and nude drawings. www.siloamfineart.com
Simmons, Laurie
Laurie Simmons is an American artist and photographer currently working in New York. Laurie Simmons was born in Long Island, New York, in 1949. She received a BFA from Tyler School of Art in 1971.
Simon, Taryn

Taryn Simon (born February 4, 1975) is an American artist. Simon’s artistic medium consists of three equal elements: photography, text, and graphic design. Her practice involves extensive research, in projects guided by an interest in systems of categorization and classification.

Simpson, Drew

Drew Simpson

Born 1977, Milton Ontario

2001-2003, Toronto School of Art, Toronto
1999-2001, Ontario College of Art and Design

Sitoleux, Jacques

Jacques Sitoleux est né à Paris en 1930. De parents originaires du Loir et Cher. il passe toutes les vacances de son enfance dans la vallée de la Loire, près de Blois, dans le petit village de Sambin, dont les souvenirs nostalgiques seront une des principales sources d’inspiration du graveur.

Sivo, Michele
Skeir, Shawn
Shawn Skeir's artistic practice is based on his long-standing relationship with fine art, graphic design, and colour theory. His art is rooted in an emotional, urban-expressionist style that echoes the movements of light and colour.
Slater, Paul
Paul Slater is represented by the Medici, Contemporary Art Gallery in London. http://www.medicigallery.co.uk/artists/Slater.htm 1971 – 74 Educated in Maidstone College of Art - 1 st Class Honours Still living in the UK.
Sleigh, Sylvia

Sylvia Sleigh -professional name for Sylvia Sleigh Alloway (born May 8, 1916, Llandudno, Gwynedd, Wales died 24 October 2010 in Manhattan, New York City) was a naturalised American Welsh born realist painter. 

Sloan, John

John French Sloan (August 2, 1871 – September 7, 1951) was a U.S. artist. As a member of The Eight, a group of American artists, he became a leading figure in the Ashcan School of realist artists.

Slobodkina, Esphyr
Esphyr Slobodkina (September 22, 1908 - July 21, 2002) was a popular artist, author, and illustrator, best known for her classic 1940 children's book Caps for Sale. Esphyr Slobodkina (ess-FEER sloh-BOD-kee-nah) was born in Chelyabinsk, Siberia.
Smith, Jaune "Quick-To-See"

Jaune Quick-To-See Smith (born 1940) is a Native American contemporary artist. Notably her work is held in the collections of the National Museum of Women in the Arts,  the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Smith, Hassel Wendall

Smith, David

David Smith was born March 9, 1906, in Decatur, Indiana. During high school, he took a correspondence course with the Cleveland Art School. In 1924, Smith studied at Ohio University, Athens. He worked as an automobile welder and riveter in the summer of 1925.

Smith, Shinique

Born 1972 in Baltimore and currently living in Brooklyn, Shinique Smith's artwork has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions internationally. Smith works in a variety of artistic mediums, including painting, sculpture, collage, and video.

Smith, Isaac
Isaac Smith, of Dallas, was born and raised in Louisiana. The son of a farmer, he spent a lot of time playing in the swamps, which led to his familiarity and fascination with animals. He began carving in the mid-1970s. He "finds" animals in scavenged pieces of wood, then, using a hatchet, carves and finally paints them.
Smyth, Janet

California School of Fine Arts 1950's.

Alexander Snehotta of Kimratshofen is an artist from the traditional quarter-Haidhausen Au in Munich, where he also acts. Previously he lived and worked in the equally famous Maxvorstadt-Schwabing district. Born in 1969, he learned from earliest childhood to the artistic work of his father, a learned journals and sign painter.
Snelgrove, Walter

Walter Snelgrove (1924-1995), a California landscape painter, was the winner of many awards for his dramatic pictures of the Pacific Coast, Mr. Snelgrove was known for his colorful, spacious images and almost geometrical designs.

Soares, Aldo
Born near Porto, Aldo Soares lives and works in Paris. His family left the heat of Portugal in 1965 to settle in northern France. After mathematic studies, he joined the capital in 1981 for a job in the public service. In 1987, after 6 years of boredom, he quit his job, and the following year, Zoom magazine published a portfolio of his portra
Soca, Otalio

Otalio Soca is a contemproary American photographer based in Miami, Flrodia. He travels the world to create unified curations of varying themes: shoes, faces, bodegas, etc.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

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Soldevilla, Lolo ( Dolores)
Lolo ( Dolores) Soldevilla ( 1911- 1971). Pupil of Zadkine and Jacobsen.
Solomon, Syd

Artist Syd Solomon (1917 -2004) was born near Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He began painting in high school. From 1935-38 he studied at the Art institute of Chicago. After the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Solomon was enlisted to help create camouflage for the California coast around San Francisco.

Sonsini, John
John Sonsini (born 1950) is an artist based in Los Angeles. Sonsini was born in Rome, New York, he is a painter working with oils. His best known work is portraits of Latino day labourers; Sonsini offered his subjects their usual wage in exchange for sitting for the paintings. He has also made work based on gay male erotica.

Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (27 February 1863 – 10 August 1923) was a Spanish painter. Sorolla excelled in the painting of portraits, landscapes, and monumental works of social and historical themes. His most typical works are characterized by a dexterous representation of the people and landscape under the sunlight of his native land.

Soto, Jesus Rafael

Jesús Rafael Soto (June 5, 1923 - January 14, 2005) was a Venezuelan op and kinetic artist, a sculptor and a painter.

Soulages, Pierre

Pierre Soulages (born December 14, 1919) is a French abstractionist painter. He recently had a living artist's retrospective at the Pompidou Centre.

From an interview in Brooklyn, New York, January 2006,

Soutine, Chaim

Chaïm Soutine (January 13, 1893 – August 9, 1943) was a Jewish painter from what is now Belarus. Soutine made a major contribution to the expressionist movement while living in Paris.

Souza, Francis Newton
Francis Newton Souza (April 12, 1924 - March 28, 2002), commonly referred to as F. N. Souza, was an Indian artist. He was a founding member of the Progressive Artists' Group of Bombay, and was the first post-independence Indian artist to achieve high recognition in the West.
Sowell-Zak, Elizabeth