April Gornik

Our next Artist You Need To Know is April Gornik. A graduate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (where she earned a BFA in 1976), Gornik was born in Cleveland, OH, has lived in New York City (where she exhibited widely) but is now living in North Haven, Long...

Cecily Brown

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Cecily Brown. Cecily Brown (born 1969) is a British painter who currently lives and works in New York City. Brown’s painterly style displays the influence of a variety of contemporary painters to art historical references,...

Paraskeva Clark

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Paraskeva Clark (1898 – 1986). A Russian – Canadian painter, Paraskeva Clark was a member of the Canadian Group of Painters (1936); the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (1937); Canadian Society of Graphic Art...

Amrita Sher – Gil

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Amrita Sher – Gil. Though she died at the age of 28, Sher – Gil has been acclaimed as one of the greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century and a pioneer in modern Indian art. Khushwant Singh, writing...

Faith Ringgold

Our next Artist You Need To Know is painter, mixed media sculptor, performance artist, writer, teacher and lecturer Faith Ringgold. From ARTnews: “Faith Ringgold has made flags bleed and girls fly. She has painted indelible images that speak to the racism...