This category lists sites that provide biographies and autobiographies of well-known and historically significant artists. All sites are suitable for children and teens to read and use for enjoyment or for schoolwork. Biographies may be brief and sites may have several, perhaps connected by occupation, but the information contained should have the basic details, e.g., birth and death dates, some details of the life lived, major accomplishments, and so forth.
[ Kids ] Fact Monster encyclopedia article provides a short biography about the Swiss sculptor and painter. Includes a pronunciation key.
[ Kids ] Short biography about the artist-teacher with a strong interest in color theory.
My Hero: Artists
[ Kids/Teens ] Short student-friendly biographies of more than two dozen painters, musicians, photographers, filmmakers, actors and designers who have shared their talents with the world.
[ Kids/Teens ] A short biography of the Renaissance artist prepared by Kaleena and Meghan, Grade 8, Riverdale Junior Secondary School.
[ Kids ] Fact Monster encyclopedia article provides a short biography about the French painter and lithographer. Includes a pronunciation key.
Wyeth Center at Farnsworth Museum
[ Kids/Teens ] The Wyeth family has produced three generations of artists and illustrators. Brief biographies are presented here of N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945) who illustrated children's books, Andrew Wyeth (born 1917), and Jamie Wyeth (born 1946).
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