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CFAC ARTISTS

J. Jeffrey Grant

J. Jeffrey Grant was born in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1883. He studied art in Aberdeen and then in Munich. He moved to Toronto in 1904, then to Chicago in 1907. He initially worked as a designer and engraver until he opened his painting studio in 1920. He is best known...

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Antonio Gravina

Antonio Gravina was born in Italy in 1934. He began painting at age fifteen, then studied at the Art Institute in Milan. He paints throughout Italy particularly along the southern coastline. Gravina’s work has been exhibited in Italy, Germany, Australia, Canada and the United States.

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Alfred Herbert Green

Alfred H. Green was a British painter who resided in Birmingham, England and was known for his rural landscapes, genre scenes, and animal paintings. A member of the English School, Green exhibited at the British Institution, the Royal Academy, and at Suffolk Street during the high point of his career....

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Louis Grell

Louis Grell was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1887. He attended the School of Applied Arts in Hamburg, Germany, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and the University of Munich. After several years in Germany, Grell relocated to Chicago. He became an instructor at the Chicago Academy...

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Louis Oscar Griffith

Louis Oscar Griffith was a landscape painter and etcher. He was born in Greencastle, Indiana in 1875, although he grew up in Texas. As a young man, he attended the St. Louis School of Fine Arts, beginning in 1893, and went on to attend the Art Institute of Chicago and...

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Vernon Grimmer

Born in Chicago, Vernon Grimmer graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago at the height of the great depression. Seeing little opportunity for easel painters he continued his education in industrial design and architecture at the Armour Institute (forerunner of the Illinois Institute of Technology) graduating with an advanced degree...

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Philip and Mary Gronemeyer

American Regionalist artists Philip Gronemeyer and his wife Mary were prominent in the St. Louis, Missouri art community in the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Philip Gronemeyer was born in St. Louis. He studied painting at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts before moving to New York City. He taught...

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Emile Gruppe

Emile Albert Gruppé (1896-1978) was an American painter born in Rochester, New York. He lived the early years of his life in the Netherlands as his father Charles Paul Gruppe, painted with the Hague school of art and acted as a dealer for the Dutch painters in the US. The...

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Robert Charles Gruppe

Robert Charles Gruppe is the son of celebrated artist Emil Gruppe and the grandson of noted artist Charles Gruppe. Robert apprenticed under his father for 20 years, and also painted under the tutelage of George Demetrios on the Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation Scholarship. Like his father and grandfather, Robert specializes in...

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F.G. Grust

F. G. Grust was a Dutch painter of domestic interiors of mothers with her young children. He is the son of artist Theordor Grust (1859 – 1909), who also painted Dutch genre scenes.

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Theodor Grust

Theodor Grust was born in Meissen, Germany in August 27, 1859. A genre painter, he was best known for his domestic interiors. In 1878 he attended the Dresden Academy of Art and studied under Theodore Grosses, an artist known for his “Biedermeier” style. After academy training, Grust traveled to Munich,...

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Ludwig Gschossmann

Ludwig Gschossmann was born in Strasbourg in 1894. He studied painting in Munich and Florence. He was known for his paintings of street scenes, interior scenes and hunt scenes. His paintings have sold in Germany, France, England and the United States. Gschossmann died in 1988.

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Octave-Denis-Victor Guillonet

Octave-Denis-Victor Guillonnet was the “official painter” of the 3rd French Republic. Wide-ranging and versatile in his abilities and subject matter, he epitomized the height of fin-de-siecle European culture. His work was widely exhibited and widely sought after by the collectors of his era. He employed an elegant post-Impressionist technique to...

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Jan Hackaert

Jan Hackaert was born in Amsterdam during the golden age of Dutch & Flemish painting. Known for his strong paintings of wildlife, hunts scenes and landscapes, Hackaert was a successful and respected artist in his native Holland, as well as in Germany, Switzerland and Italy. When he collaborated with Lingelbach,...

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Edward Hajdin

American Impressionist Edward Hajdin was born in Wheeling, West Virginia in 1953. Hajdin was eight ears old when he began taking lessons from artist Emma Hayhurst, then studied under the tutelage of Roy Riethmiller for eight years. After high school he attended William E. Gebhardt School of Art in Cincinnati,...

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James F. Hajicek

James Hajicek is a native of Indiana who has lived and worked in Chicago for over 20 years. He studied painting, drawing and sculpture at School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Columbia College Chicago and the American Academy of Art. He graduated from the School of Representation Art in...

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Peter Halsey

Peter Hulsey was born in 1969 in the South Florida area and is primarily self-taught. He entered the Armed Services directly following high school and was stationed in Spain for a period, where he discovered a fascination with art, and was enthralled by the richness of the Spanish countryside, villages...

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Edward Hamer

Born in Germany, Edward Hamer became a landscape painter who settled in Chicago. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago with Frank Duveneck when he was a visiting professor. Hamer was a member of the Art Student’s League and the Chicago and All Illinois Society of Fine Art.

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Henry R. Hantke

A classic scene painter of the early 20th century, Hantke exhibited three times in the 1930’s at the Vicinity Exhibitions of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Charles Hargen

Charles Hargens was born in Hot Springs, South Dakota in 1893. He grew up in the West, which inspired his work as an illustrator of western stories for magazines. Hargens studied art and illustration at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he occasionally served as guest instructor throughout...

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Henry T. Harvey

Henry T. Harvey was a turn of the century painter best known for his landscapes and genre scenes. He was born in England where he learned to paint. As an adult, he moved to the United States and continued his career as an artist.

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Mary Brewster Hazelton

Mary Brewster Hazleton’s portraits evoke the refined elegance and style characterized by the Boston School painters at the turn of the 20th century. Mary’s work reflects the influence of Edmund Tarbell and Frank Benson, noted artists, under both of whom she studied. As Tarbell’s premier pupil, Hazelton absorbed many painting...

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Arsène Henri

Arsène Henri was born in Bordeaux in 1930. He studied art at the Beaux Arts school of Bordeaux, and traveled to the many museums in France to study and paint like the Masters. He was attracted to the spirit and elegance of the Belle Époque era and many of his...

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Alexys Henry

Alexys Henry was born in Arizona, she grew up in both Phoenix and New York, influenced by dramatic shifts in both cultural and physical environments. As a child, the long clear expanses of deep snow covered fields broken by rich patches of overgrown trees and half frozen streams, captivated her...

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Jules Rene Herve

Jules Herve was born in Langres, France in 1887. He is best known for his Parisian cityscapes and his French countryside scenes, both showing everyday people in their everyday life. Herve began studying art at a young age, then went on to l’Ecole des Fréres, l’Ecole Nationale des Arts Décaratifs...

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Henri Hess

Henri Hess was born in 1950 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. As a child and teenager, he was largely self taught. As an adult, he enrolled in painting classes at the Stichting Lunstzinnige Voming (Foundation for Art Education) in Eidhoven.

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Paloma Hinojosa

Paloma Hinojosa was born in Madrid, Spain in 1947. Although painting has always been a very important part of her life, she received a formal education in business and attended the Escuela de Artes y Oficios (School of Art and Trade). After finishing her studies, she went to work for...

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Jess Hobby

Jess Hobby was an American, early 20th century landscape painter. In addition to being a skilled painter, he was a talented craftsman who hand carved many of his own frames. Although he was from Oak Park, he was known for painting landscapes and snow scenes in Indiana as well as...

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J. Lancaster Hooper

The artist was born in London, where he lived and worked most of his life. He was a painter of landscapes and coastal scenes, which he did in oil and watercolor. Hooper painted in a broad, naturalistic style. His work is very similar to that of his brother, John Horace...

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Huallpa

Huallpa is a successful South American artist who is painting abstractly and figuratively in a unique way. He has been exhibiting since 1994.

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