Justus DaLee
Justus DaLee was an American folk artist born October 1, 1793 in Pittstown, Washington County, New York to James Waterman DaLee and his wife, Anstis Kinnicutt. He married Mary Fowler October 13, 1816 ...
Rufus Hathaway
Rufus Hathaway (1770 - 1822) was an American physician and folk art painter. He lived in southern Massachusetts, where he painted numerous portraits between 1790 and 1795. He later studied medicine ...
Andrew Clemens
Andrew Clemens (c. January 29, 1857 - May 14, 1894) was a sand artist from Iowa in the United States. Clemens formed his pictures by compressing natural colored sands inside chemists jars to create hi...
Ammi Phillips
Ammi Phillips (April 24, 1788 – July 11, 1865) was an American itinerant portrait painter active in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York for five decades. After his death he was forgotten for deca...
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Omkar Das Manikpuri
Omkar Das Manikpuri (born 1970) is an Indian stage and film actor, native of Brindanagarm, currently residing in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, who has been a member of folk-theatre doyen Habib Tanvir's, the N...
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Elito Circa
Elito Villaflor Circa (born January 28, 1970), better known as "Amangpintor", is a famous Filipino painter and internationally recognized folk artist, acclaimed for his indigenous human hair and blood...
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Edgar Tolson
Edgar Tolson (1904–1984) was a woodcarver from Kentucky who became a well-known folk artist.He was born in Lee City, Wolfe County, Kentucky as the fourth of eleven children and educated through ...
Sam Doyle
Sam Doyle (1906-1985) was a self-taught artist from Saint Helena Island, South Carolina. In his colorful paintings on sheet metal and wood, Doyle recorded the history and people of St. Helena’s Gullah...
The Highwaymen (artists)
The Highwaymen, also referred to as the Florida Highwaymen, are a group of 26 African American landscape artists in Florida. Self-taught and self-mentoring, they created a body of work of over 200,00...
Charles Henry Granger
Charles Henry Granger (June 13, 1812 – September 8, 1893) born in Saco, Maine, a town just south of Portland where the Saco River meets the Atlantic. Granger was an itinerant painter who at various ti...
Károly Doncsecz
Károly Doncsecz (Slovene: Karel Dončec) was a Slovene potter in Hungary and in 1984 he received the award Master of folk art for his work. Doncsecz was born in Orfalu, (Vas country).He graduated f...
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Fred G. Johnson
Fred G. Johnson (January 1892, Chicago, Illinois - 11 May 1990, Sun City, Arizona) was a prolific sideshow banner artist whose career spanned 65 years. His banner paintings were displayed at the Chic...
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Mary Michael Shelley
Mary Shelley (born 1950, Doylestown, Pa) is an American folk artist with no formal visual art training. Her art work has variously been described as naïve, primitive or self-taught. She graduated from...
Bhand
Bhānds (Devnagri: भांड, Urdu: بھانڈ, Gurmukhi: ਭੰਡ) are the traditional folk entertainers of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal. In India and Nepal, the Bhand are now an endogamous Muslim community...
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William Matthew Prior
William Matthew Prior (May 16, 1806 – January 21, 1873) was an American folk artist known for his portraits, particularly of families and children.
The son of Captain William, a shipmaster, and Sa...
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Dóra Keresztes
Dóra Keresztes (born October 3, 1953, Budapest) Hungarian painter, printmaker, illustrator, graphic designer and animated film director.
She graduated from the Hungarian University of Arts And Des...
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William Jesse Ramey
William "Jesse" Ramey (January 28, 1891 – May 26, 1963) is considered a vintage Master Carver of Fish decoys. Occasionally you will see his work entitled to "Jess Ramey" however all that knew him cal...
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Robert Butler (artist)
Robert Butler (September 25, 1943 – March 19, 2014) was an American painter best known for his portrayals of the woods and backwaters around Florida's Everglades. He was a member of the well-known Afr...
Lillian Colton
Lillian Colton (1911 – March 20, 2007) was a crop artist whose work, usually portraits of public figures made from agricultural products such as wild rice, hay and timothy seeds glued to cardboard, ha...
Howard Finster
Howard Finster (December 2, 1916 – October 22, 2001) was an American artist and Baptist minister from Georgia. He claimed to be inspired by God to spread the gospel through the design of his swam...
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John William "Uncle Jack" Dey
John William "Uncle Jack" Dey (November 11, 1912 – October 10, 1978) was an American self-taught artist who lived and worked primarily in Virginia. Before he began painting, he worked as a trapper, fi...
Stanley Hicks
Stanley Hicks (1911–1989) was a nationally recognized American historic folk artist from Watauga County, North Carolina. Hicks was renowned for his musical instrument building - particularly ban...
Marino Auriti
Marino Auriti (1891–1980) was an Italian-born American self-taught artist. An auto-mechanic by trade, Auriti is best known for his 1950s architectural model The Encyclopedic Palace of the World. Aurit...
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Sulton Rogers
Sulton Rogers (1922 – April 5, 2003) was a Mississippi folk artist who spent most of his life in Syracuse, New York working at a chemical plant. He moved back to Oxford, Mississippi in 1995 and lived ...
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Rodney Hardee
Rodney Hardee is a folk artist who resides in Lakeland, FL. He is a working-class, self-taught, religiously inspired southern artist. He has been painting folk art since 1972 and has quite a unique st...