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CFAC ARTISTS

George W. Drew

George Drew was born December 21, 1875 in New York. An academic painter, Drew was the protégée of Realist landscape master Henry Pember Smith (1854 – 1907). Drew favored painting landscapes, particularly homestead scenes. Although he was based in New York City, he painted in upper New York state and...

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Ruth Drucker

Drucker is internationally renowned for her book art, which touches on a variety of themes, especially the exploration of the conventions of narrative prose and the devices by which it orders, sequences, and manipulates events according to its own logic” as well as “the use of experimental typography to expand...

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Kim Chung Duck

Kim Chung Duck is an artist from South Korea. He is an academically trained artist and graduated from a fine art program in painting. His work is exhibited in the United States and Canada.

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Benjamin O. Eggleston

Benjamin Eggleston was born on January 22,1867 in Belvedere, Minnesota. Eggleston moved to the East Coast and settled permanently in Brooklyn. He exhibited at the Brooklyn Art Association in 1891, the National Academy of Design from 1890 – 1895 and again from 1897 – 1900, the Art Institute of Chicago...

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Elizabeth J.

Elizabeth J. was born on August 11, 1964 in Korea. She studied Fine Art Education for Children at Hong-ik University in Seoul. Elizabeth has been a part of many exhibitions and competitions including the Korea Modern Art Exhibition at Jin Gallery in Seoul, Korea, the Washington Selected Exhibition in memory...

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Kathleen Elsey

Elsey’s presence in the contemporary California art community is entering its 4th decade with vigor and creativity. She is a founding member of the New Fauves, an internationally based group of artists who have embraced the colorist principles of the French Fauves and German Expressionists. She is also a member...

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Walter Engelhardt, California Impressionist from Chicago

Walter Albert Engelhardt was born in Illinois on Oct. 25, 1893, the brother of artists Henry and William Engelhardt.  Walter was a resident of Hollywood, CA by the early 1920s.  He maintained a residence at 6231 DeLongpre and the Engel Art Shop at 6707 Hollywood Blvd.  He died in Los...

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Athos Faccincani

Athos Faccincani was born in Peschiera del Garda in 1951. He began to study painting at age 13 in the studio of Pio Semeghini. From 1967 – 1969 he attended the Venetian studios of Navati, Gamba and Seibezz. In 1971 he held his first exhibition at the Historical Palace of...

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Henri Farre

Henri Farre was born July 13, 1871 in Foix, France. In 1898 Farre traveled to Paris and became a member of the prestigious Salon des Artistes Français. During World War I, the French government recruited Lieutenant Farre as the official representative of the French Air Service. He pioneered the painting...

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Nelle Ferrara

Artist’s Statement: In my work, I often create an abstraction of organic subjects such as the human figure and other systems of nature. Using bold colors such as gold and silver mixed with rustic orange and the occasional vivid blue or purple, I create a world of complex modern expressionism....

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A. Ferrini

A. Ferrini was born in Naples, Italy in1938 shortly before World War II. As a youth his drawings and artistic works were highly praised by those schooled in art. He attended the Naples Fine Art Academy where he undertook pictorial paining becoming one of the best of his circle. Ferrini...

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Jim Flanagan

Jim Flanagan was born on September 3, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in a tough Brooklyn neighborhood where artists were considered “sissies” so he had to keep his Saturday painting lessons at the Brooklyn Museum Art School a secret. After army service, he worked his way from...

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Eric Nils Forsberg

Chicago born Eric Nils Forsberg is an accomplished classic marine artist who uses traditional maritime scenes in a style of romantic adventure. His body of work spans a period of forty years, and he is displayed in numerous museums, fine galleries and private collections across the United States. For the...

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Pedro Fraile

Pedro Fraile was born and raised in Madrid. He began painting at an early age, and at 8 years old was painting in the workshop of Spanish master Manuel Benedito. By age 12 he was attending the School of Arts and Crafts in Madrid. He later enrolled at the Superior...

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José Miguel Román Francés

Jose Miguel Román Francés was born in Alcoy, Alicante Spain on January 2, 1950. At age 14, he began painting in the workshop of Gaspar Francés Rico. One year later, Francés had his first painting exhibition in the Salon de Otono in Alcoy. The following year he moved to Madrid...

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Roman Francis

Jose Miguel Roman Frances was born in Alcoy, Alicante (Spain).  At the age of fourteen he began to paint in the workshop of Gaspar Frances Rico. In 1965 he exhibited his first painting in the Salon de Otono in Alcoy. In 1976 he presented his first individual exhibition in Catalonia,...

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Anatoliy Gabrilovich

Gabrilovich was born in 1943 in Kirovograd, Ukraine. He graduated from the Kiev State Institute of Fine Arts in 1976 and is a member of the All-Union Artists Association. Gabrilovich is an active participant in most national art shows and exhibitions. His art work can be found in private collections...

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Charles Galt

Charles Galt was born in 1884 in St. Louis, Missouri. He studied painting at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts under Richard E. Miller and at the esteemed Académie Julian in Paris. Galt was a member of the 2 x 4 Society. He has been exhibited at the Art...

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Francois Gerome

Francois Gérome was born in 1895 in Paris. He became well known for his street scenes depicting the beauty and bustle of Fin-de-Sicle Paris and thus established himself in the genre of Parisian street scene painters. His work is coveted along with similar artists such as Edouard Cortes, Antoine Blanchard...

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Peter Ghent

Peter Ghent was a landscape painter who lived from 1857 to 1911. He lived in Liverpool in 1880 and in 1905. In 1884 his address shows as Conway, North Wales which was his favorite area to paint. Ghent exhibited at the Royal Society of Artists in Birmingham, the Dudley Gallery,...

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Ilio Giannaccini

Giannaccini was known for his  Italian country landscapes and nude figure paintings.  He was born and educated in Rome and attended the Academy del’ Arte in the 1920’s. He furthered his education in Genoa and developed his personal style there.  He launched  two exhibitions;  first at the Galleria Rotta in...

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Stephan Giannini

Stephen Giannini grew up in Chicago. He studied figure drawing, painting and sculpture at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, Chicago’s Palette and Chisel Art Club and the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Giannini is best known for his large scale murals as well his...

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Antoine Giroux

Antoine Giroux was born in Belgium in 1965 and spent most of his adult life in France. His landscapes are painted in bright, exuberant colors and bold, powerful brush strokes in the style of the French Fauvists.

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Helios Gisbert

Helios Gisbert uses a kaleidoscope of colors and a harmony of dark and light tones to create his masterful paintings. His artwork has a magical quality that evokes a sense of peace, tranquility and joy. Helios Gisbert’s work has been shown in more than one hundred individual exhibitions throughout Spain...

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Tom Goldenberg

Tom Goldenberg was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois in 1948. Known for his landscapes, Goldenberg frequently combines realism and abstraction often using Duchess County, New York as a subject. After earning a B.F.A. at the University of Illinois in 1970, Goldenberg exhibited in several one-man shows in Illinois, Connecticut, Florida,...

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Jane Goode

Jane Goode was born in Geneva, Illinois in 1932. She attended Northwestern University where she studied art and painting. After graduating, Goode continued her painting studies at the Art Institute of Chicago and at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. Goode spent a brief period of time...

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Beryl Goss

Beryl Goss was a mid to late twentieth century Midwestern artist. She is best known for her genre scenes of mothers and children.

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Carl Graf

Carl Graf was born September 24, 1892 in Bedford, Indiana. A lifelong artist, he began work as a cartoonist for the Bedford Daily Democrat after high school. He painted murals in his spare time to earn extra money and after two years was able to enroll at the John Herron...

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Frederic Milton Grant

Frederic Milton Grant was a painter, illustrator, etcher and teacher. He was born in Sibley, Iowa on October 6, 1886. He attended the North Dakota State University in Fargo for four years, and then headed east to attend the Art Institute of Chicago. He studied under John H. Vanderpool, Walter...

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