Which Artist Shares Your Birthday?
Keith McDaniel studied at the Tylor School of Art in Pennsylvania, then worked as a weaver for a couple of years on Nantucket Island in Massachusetts. In 1973 he moved to Boston and established a studio.
Painter. A few months of night classes at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts, his only formal training, led Berninghaus to a successful career as a painter and illustrator. While touring the Southwest in 1899, he was persuaded by a brakeman on the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad to visit Taos.
Born in New York. Muralist and painter whose work has been exhibited in prestigious New York museums and whose murals appeared in Riker's Island prison and a Pennsylvania post office.
Enrique Rendon collected burrs from the fields and stuck them together to create small figures and animals. He also constructed tiny pieces of furniture from tin and aluminum.
As a boy, Arthur P. Dilbert learned to carve bamboo needles, which his father used to make fishing nets. Dilbert worked as a longshoreman and began to whittle canes from packing crates to pass the time during long nights on the docks.
Max Krimmel has been fascinated all his life with the way things are made. When he became interested in learning to play the guitar, he quickly figured out how to build one, and between 1965 and 1982, built 167 instruments that have been collected by American music stars.
Born October 2, 1804, in Washington, D.C. Attended West Point, 1820–22. Traveled. Worked as a topographical engineer, Gosport Naval Yard, Norfolk, Va., 1827–36. Returned to Washington, 1837. Worked in the U.S. Bureau of Topographical Engineers, 1838–49.