Paul W. Zimmerman graduated Kokomo High School in 1941 with a full scholarship to Herron School of Art at Indiana University. Earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1946, he received…

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After receiving a classical education, George F. Wright opened an art studio in Wallingford, Connecticut. In 1847, he moved to Hartford and accepted the position of custodian at the Wadsworth…

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Born in Buffalo, New York, Frances Laughlin Wadsworth began painting and sculpting at the age of seven. Her family tried to convince her to focus on painting alone, saying “sculpture…

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Allen Butler Talcott was born in Hartford to a prominent New England family. He displayed an interest in art while in grade school. He created sketches of his teachers and…

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A native of Hartford, John S. Jameson was a talented musician and artist. Organist The son of an organist and singer, Jameson studied with several New York City music teachers.…

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A Philadelphia native, William Glackens was a noted American artist. Artist-Reporter After high school, Glackens worked as an artist-reporter for The Philadelphia Record and later the Philadelphia Press. He also…

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Daughter of wealthy silk manufacturer Ira Dimock and his wife Lenna, Edith grew up in the Cornelius Vanderbilt mansion in West Hartford. After graduating from Miss Brown’s Boarding and Day…

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Albert Entress was born in Rottenberg, Germany. He immigrated to the United States in 1868 after completing an apprenticeship as a stone carver. He spent five years in New York…

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Born in Hartford, Katharine Seymour Day was the daughter of prominent attorney John Calvin Day. She was also the granddaughter of suffragist Isabella Beecher Hooker and grandniece of anti-slavery novelist…

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A Vermont native, William Baxter Closson briefly worked as a railroad office clerk. He moved to Boston where he secured an apprenticeship with wood engraver Samuel S. Kilburn. He also…

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