Which Artist Shares Your Birthday?
Martha Patty Day began her career as a miniaturist after 1910 with an exhibition at the Rhode Island School of Design, and ended it with a solo exhibition there in 1979. In between she painted numerous prominent Rhode Island and New England residents.
Edward McCartan studied at the Pratt Institute and Art Students League in New York City, at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and the American Academy in Rome. He opened his studio in Manhattan in 1924 and by the following year was elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Design.
Ken Shores earned the reputation of "class artist" after he created a mural-sized crayon depiction of an Indian village in elementary school. Years later, he received his BS and MFA from the University of Oregon, where he initially studied painting before "discovering" clay.