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Wachtel, Elmer

At the age of eighteen, Wachtel moved to San Gabriel, California. He and his wife Marion Kavanaugh, also an artist, settled in Pasadena in 1904.

Wackernagel, Otto
Waddell, Leona
Wade
Wadsworth, Charles E.
Wageman, Van
Wagner, Catherine
Wagner, Merrill
Wahrmund, Peggy Stieler
Wainwright, Jamie Gray
Wainwright, Jerry
Waite, Emily Burling
Waitzkin, Stella
Thumbnail Walch, Barbara
Walch, Robert
Walcoff, Muriel
Walcott, Mary Vaux

Mary Morris Vaux received a set of watercolor paints at age eight and began experimenting with painting flowers. After her mother's death when Mary was nineteen, she assumed the responsibility of looking after her two younger brothers and her father.

Walcutt, William
Waldman, Max
Waldo and Jewett
Walinska, Anna
Walker, Charles Alvah
Walker, Henry O.
Walker, Horatio

Horatio Walker spent his early youth in Canada before his family moved to Rochester, New York. He received instruction from both R. F. Gagen and miniaturist John A. Fraser while working from 1873 to 1876 in a photographic studio in Toronto.

Walker, Isabella
Walker, Jessie A.
Walker, John
Walker, Kara
Walker, Sandy
Walker, Stuart

About 1935, only five years before his untimely death at age thirty-five, Stuart Walker converted to abstract art. Originally from Indiana, Walker had studied at the Herron School of Art in Indianapolis and for many years was a naturalistic painter.

Walker, Todd
Thumbnail Walkowitz, Abraham

Painter. A Russian-born modernist, Walkowitz exhibited at the Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession, the 1913 New York Armory Show, and the 1916 Forum Exhibition. He made thousands of drawings of one subject—modern dancer Isadora Duncan.

Wall, William Guy
Walmsley, William
Walsh, Alexander DeWitt

Walsh attended the Art Students League, the Rhode Island School of Design, and Hammersmith College of Art in London. Since 1963 he has held a variety of art-related jobs, including director of the gallery of the Artists Association of Nantucket.