Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Henry Botkin studied at the Art Students League in New York City and also painted at Provincetown. He was an abstract painter who served from 1957 to 1961 as President of the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors. He was a long time resident of New York City.
In 1935, he visited Charleston, South ... MORE
The son of a Congregational minister, Sidney Dickinson was born in Wallingford, Connecticut and raised in various places, including upstate New York, central Alabama, and Fargo, North Dakota. Interested in art at an early age, he studied at the Art Students League in New York City under William Merritt Chase and George Bridgman, and at the ... MORE
One of the artistic leaders of the Charleston Renaissance, Alfred Hutty was born in Grand Haven, Michigan and grew up in the midwest. At age 15, he earned a scholarship to the St. Louis School of Fine Arts. In 1907 Hutty traveled to Woodstock, New York to study under Birge Harrison and established himself as a regular resident of the Art ... MORE
Alice Smith is one of the most celebrated and accomplished artists of the Charleston Renaissance, well known for lyrical, tonalist watercolors. Born to a distinguished family in Charleston, she took early drawing and watercolor training at the Carolina Art Association, but was largely self-taught, developing her ... MORE
Born in Charleston, South Carolina, William Aiken Walker was a successful itinerant artist who spent much of his life traveling throughout the South creating paintings of rural and urban genre scenes, figures and landscapes. Following a route of major port cities, railroad towns, and resort spots from Baltimore to Charleston to New ... MORE
Raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, Catherine Wiley attended the University of Tennessee before spending two years with Frank DuMond at the Art Students League in New York. Returning to Knoxville in 1905, she began a thirteen-year teaching stint at the university, while also pursuing a career in painting. She exhibited locally, at the National ... MORE