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Peter Goin

Born in Madison, Wisconsin, 1951. Now lives in Reno, Nevada. An associate professor of art at the University of Nevada at Reno, Goin spent 1991–92 as artist-in-residence at the Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

George Segal

Born in New York City. Initially a painter, later a sculptor, best known for his life-size figures made from white, plaster-impregnanted bandages but often placed in realistic positions and settings.

Edward Savage

Edward Savage began his career as a goldsmith and engraver. Primarily a self-taught painter, he may have studied briefly with the American artist Benjamin West while in London in 1791.

Stoney Lamar

Stoney Lamar studied wood technology at Appalachian State University, then started a woodworking shop to make and sell furniture with his wife, Susan. After borrowing a friend's lathe he began to turn wood and liked the spontaneity that this allowed.

Ray Mortenson

Born in Wilmington, Delaware, 1944. Currently lives in New York City. Mortenson's work was included in "The New Pastoral," International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, New York (1990).

Gaetano Cecere

Gaetano Cecere studied in Rome and later served as director of the Department of Sculpture at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design in New York City. In 1940 he was selected to redecorate portions of the U.S. Capitol buildings House of Representatives Chamber.