Regional Artist Bibilography 

A list of publications that describe American art and artists from specific regions of the country or in certain states.  If these publications are not available through your local library, ask the librarian if these books can be obtained for you through inter-library loan.



Gerdts, William H. Art Across America: Two Centuries of Regional Painting: 1710- 1920. New York: Abbeville Press, 1990


Artists of Mid-Atlantic. Albuquerque, NM: Mountain Productions of Texas, Inc., 1991-

Rooney, E. Ashley. 100 Artists of the Mid-Atlantic. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2011

Who's Who in the East, A Biographical Dictionary of Leading Men and Women of the Eastern United States. Boston: Larkin, Roosevelt & Larkin Ltd, 1943


Who's Who in the Midwest (and Central Canada). Chicago: Marquis-Who's Who Inc., 1966-1987


Artists of New England: Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont. Albuquerque, NM: Mountain Productions of Texas, Inc., 1992-


Appleton, Marion Brymner, ed. Who's Who in Northwest Art. Seattle, WA: Frank McCaffrey Publishing, 1941

Union Guide to Photograph Collections in the Pacific Northwest. Portland, OR: Oregon Historical Society, 1978


Chambers, Bruce W. Art & Artists of the South (Robert P. Coggins Collection). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1984

Souls Grown Deep: African American Vernacular Art of the South. 1st ed. Atlanta, GA: Tinwood Books in association with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the NY Public Library, 2000

Who's Who in the South & Southwest. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who Inc., 1965-1986


Reflections of a Southern Heritage: 20th Century Black Artists of the Southeast. Charleston, SC: Gibbes Art Gallery, 1979


Bullis, Douglas. 100 Artists of the Southwest. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, 2006

Who's Who in the South & Southwest. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who Inc., 1965-1986


Dawdy, Doris Ostrander. Artists of the American West, a biographical dictionary, artists born before 1900. Athens, OH: Swallow Press, 1985

Kovnick, Phil, and Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick. An Encyclopedia of Women Artists of the American West. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1998

Mautz, Carol. Biographies of Western Photographers: A Reference Guide to Photographers Working in the 19th Century American West. Nevada City, CA: Carl Mautz Publishing, 1997

Palmquist, Peter E., and Thomas R. Kailbourn. Pioneer Photographers of the Far West: A Biographical Dictionary, 1840-1865. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2000

Palmquist, Peter E., and Thomas R. Kailbourn. Pioneer Photographers from the Mississippi to the Continental Divide: A Biographical Dictionary, 1839-1865. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2005

Samuels, Peggy and Harold. Contemporary Western Artists. Houston, TX: Southwest Art Pub., 1982

Samuels, Peggy and Harold. The Illustrated Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists of the American West. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1976

Who's Who in the West. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who Inc., 1962-1987

US State Listings


Adams, E. Bryding, ed. Made in Alabama: A State Legacy. Birmingham, AL: Birmingham Museum of Art, 1995

Alabama Art. Montgomery, AL: Black Belt Press, 2000

Alabama Portraits Prior to 1870. Mobile, AL: National Society of Colonial Dames, Historical Activities Committee, 1969

Clarke, Georgine. Alabama Masters: Artists and their Work. Montgomery, AL: Alabama State Council on the Arts, 2008

Kemp, Kathy. Revelations: Alabama’s Visionary Folk Artists. Birmingham, AL: Crane Hill Publishers, 1994


Contemporary Art From Alaska. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Inst. Press, l978

Decker, Julie. Icebreakers: Alaska’s Most Innovative Artists. Anchorage, AK: Decker Art Services, 1999

Woodward, Kesler E. Painting in the North: Alaskan Art in the Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Anchorage, AK: Anchorage Museum of History & Art, 1993


Ballinger, James K., and Andrea Rubinstein. Visitors to Arizona 1846-1980. Phoenix, AZ: Phoenix Art Museum, l980

Medina, Danny. Arizona Galleries & Their Artists. Phoenix, AZ: Dandick Co., 1981

Rowe, Jeremy S. Photographers in Arizona. Nevada City, CA: C. Mautz, 1997


Bennett, Swannee, and William B. Worthen. Arkansas Made: A Survey of the Decorative, Mechanical, and Fine Arts Produced in Arkansas, 1819-1870. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press, 1990-

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock. First Biennial Exhibition. Little Rock, AR: Arkansas Arts Center & University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1971


Architectural Records in the San Francisco Bay Area: A Guide to Research. New York: Garland Pub., 1988

Bray, Hazel V. The Potter's Art in California 1885-1955. Oakland, CA: Oakland Museum, c.1980

California Art Review. Chicago: American References, c.1989

The Dilexi Years: 1958-1970. Oakland, CA: Oakland Museum, 1984

Fifty California Artists. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1963

Hailey, Gene, ed. California Art Research. La Jolla, CA: L. McGilvery 1987

Hopkins, Henry. Fifty West Coast Artists. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, l980

Hughes, Edan Milton. Artists in California 1786-1940. 3rd ed. Sacramento, CA: Crocker Art Museum, 2002

Italian-American Artists in California, 1850 to 1925. San Francisco: Museo Italo Americano, 1980

McClelland, Gordon. The California Style: California Watercolor Artists 1925-1955. Beverly Hills, CA: Hillcrest Press, 1985

Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall. Artists' Clubs & Exhibitions in Los Angeles before 1930. Los Angeles: n.p., 1974

Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall, and Lyn Wall Smith. Dictionary of Art & Artists in Southern California before 1930. Glendale, CA: Dustin Publications, 1975

One Hundred Years of California Sculpture. Oakland, CA: The Oakland Museum, c.1982

Palmquist, Peter E. Shadowcatchers: A Directory of Women in California Photography before 1901. Arcata, CA: P. E. Palmquist, 1990

Phillips, Glenn, ed. California Video: Artists and Histories. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2008

Van Nostrand, Jeanne Skinner. The First Hundred Years of Painting in California, 1775- 1875: With Biographical Information and References Relating to the Artists. San Francisco: John Howell-Books, 1980

Westphal, Ruth Lilly. Plein Air Painters of California: The North. Irvine, CA: Westphal Publishing, 1986

Westphal, Ruth Lilly. Plein Air Painters of California: The Southland. Irvine, CA: Westphal Publishing, 1982


Good, Steven L. Colorado Artists 1876-1945. Rosenstock Arts, 1978

Daley, Ann Scarlett and Michael Paglia. Landscapes of Colorado: Mountains and Plains. Albuquerque, NM: Fresco Fine Art Publications, 2006

Paglia, Michael and Mary Voelz Chandler. Colorado Abstract: Paintings and Sculpture. Albuquerque, NM: Fresco Fine Art Publications, 2009

Schlosser, Elizabeth. Modern Art in Denver (1919-1960): Eleven Denver Artists. Denver: Ocean View Books, 1993

Significant Colorado Women Artists. Washington, DC: National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1988


French, Harry W. Art and Artists in Connecticut. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1898

Fuller, Sue Elizabeth. “Checklist of Connecticut Photographers by Town: 1839-1889.” Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin 47, no. 4 (winter 1982), 117-124

Mattatuck Historical Society. The Connecticut Artists Collection. Waterbury, CT: Mattatuck Historical Society, 1968

Sherman, Frederic Fairchild. Early Connecticut Artists & Craftsmen. New York: Private Printing, 1925

Tarrant, Dorothy and John. A Community of Artists, a chronicle of the painters, illustrators, sculptors & cartoonists of Westport & Weston, 1900-1985. Westport, CT: Westport-Weston Arts Council, 1985

Three Centuries of Connecticut Art. New Britain, CT: The New Britain Museum of American Art, 1981

Warren, William Lamson. Connecticut Art and Architecture: Looking Backwards Two Hundred Years. Hartford, CT: American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Connecticut, 1976


Artists in Wilmington, 1890-1940. Wilmington, DE: Delaware Art Museum, 1980

Directory of Delaware Visual Artists. Wilmington, DE: Delaware State Arts Council, 1900-

Gilmore, Jann Haynes. Almost Forgotten: Delaware Women Artists and Arts Patrons 1900-1950. Dover, DE: The Biggs Museum of American Art, 2002


Artists Equity Association, DC Chapter. Washington Artists Today: A Directory. Washington, DC: Acropolis Books, 1967

Baty, Laurie Anne. “Photographers of Washington, DC 1870-1885.” (master’s thesis, George Washington University, 1979)

Campello, F. Lennox. 100 Artists of Washington, D.C. Atglen, PA: Shiffer Publishing, 2011

Cohen, Andrea O., ed. Washington Artists: A Directory. Washington, DC: Artists Equity Association, 1972

McMahan, Virgil E. The Artists of Washington, D.C. 1796-1996. Washington, D.C.: Artists of Washington, 1995

McMahan, Virgil E. Washington DC Artists Born before 1900: A Biographical Directory. Washington, DC: Virgil E. McMahan Pub., 1976


Arbitman, Kahren Jones and Susan M. Gallo. Picturing Florida: From the First Coast to the Space Coast. Albuquerque, NM: Fresco Fine Art Publications, 2008

Fifty Florida Painters. Sarasota, FL: John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 1955

Florida Directory of Photographic Artists. Holly Hill, FL: Southeast Print & Pub. Co., 1980

Mann, Maybelle. Art in Florida: 1564-1945. Sarasota, FL: Pineapple Press, 1999

Monroe, Gary. Extraordinary Interpretations: Florida’s Self-Taught Artists. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2003


Artists in Georgia. Atlanta, GA: High Museum of Art, 1974

Koch, Mary Levin. A History of the Arts in Augusta, Macon and Columbus Georgia, 1900-1860. (master’s thesis, University of Georgia, 1983) Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms, 1985

Vigtel, Gudmund. 100 Years of Painting in Georgia. Atlanta, GA: Alston & Bird, 1992


Clarke, Joan, and Dana Edmunds. Artists/ Hawaii. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1996

Contemporary Photographers of Hawaii. Honolulu: Honolulu Academy of Arts, 1985

Haar, Francis, and Prithwish Neogy. Artists of Hawaii. Honolulu: State Foundation Culture and the Arts and University Press of Hawaii, 1974

Morse, Marcia. Legacy: Facets of Island Modernism. Honolulu: Honolulu Academy of Arts, 2001


Hart, Arthur A. Camera Eye on Idaho: Pioneer Photography, 1863-1913. Caldwell, ID: Idaho Centennial Foundation, 1990

Harthorn, Sandy, and Kathleen Bettis. One Hundred Years of Idaho Art, 1850-1950. Boise, ID: Boise Art Museum, 1990

Nosanow, Barbara. Sawtooths & Other Ranges of Imagination: Contemporary Art from Idaho. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983


Chicago Art Review. Chicago: American References, c.1979

Czach, Marie, comp. A Directory of Early Illinois Photographers : preliminary investigations into photography as practiced in Illinois, excluding Chicago, from circa 1846 to 1914. Macomb, IL: Western Illinois University, 1977

Illinois Arts Council. Naive Art in Illinois 1830-1976. Chicago: Illinois Arts Council, 1976

Illinois Arts Council. Painters and Sculptors in Illinois, 1820-1945. Chicago: Illinois Arts Council, 1971

Sparks, Esther. “A Biographical Dictionary of Painters & Sculptors in Illinois: 1808-1945.” (PhD diss. Northwestern University, 1971)


Art Guide to Indiana. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University, 193l

Burnet, Mary Q. Art & Artists of Indiana. New York: Century Co., 1921 (rpr. Evansville, IN: Whipporwill Pub., 1985)

Lauter, Flora. Indiana Artists (active) 1940. Spencer, IN: Samuel R. Guard & Co., 1941

Mirages of Memory: Two Hundred Years of Indiana Art. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame, 1977

Newton, Judith Vale, and Carol Weiss. A Grand Tradition: The Arts and Artists of the Hoosier Salon, 1925-1990. Indianapolis, IN: Hoosier Salon Patrons Association, 1993

Newton, Judith Vale, and Carol Weiss. Skirting the Issue: Stories of Indiana’s Historical Women Artists. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Historical Society Press, 2004

Peat, Wilbur David. Pioneer Painters of Indiana. Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1954


Born in Iowa: The Homecoming Exhibition. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Arts Council, 1986

Ness, Zenobia, and Louise Orwig. Iowa Artists of the First 100 Years. Des Moines, IO: Wallace-Homestead Co., 1939


Craig, Susan V. Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists Active Before 1945. Lawrence, KS: Susan V. Craig, 2006 

Lambert, Don, and Andrea Glenn. The Kansas Landscape. Topeka, KS: Kansas Department of Economic Development, 1985

Rowley, Patric. Artists: A Kansas Collection. Wichita, KS: Artists Registry, 1989


The Experienced Eye. Owensboro, KY: Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, 1988

Jones, Arthur F., and Bruce Weber. The Kentucky Painter: From the Frontier Era to the Great War. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Art Museum, 1981

Kentucky Expatriates: Natives and Notable Visitors: The Early 1800’s to the Present. Owensboro, KY: Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, 1984

Kentucky Spirit: The Naïve Tradition. Owensboro, KY: Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, 1991

Pennington, Estill Curtis. Kentucky: The Master Painters from the Frontier Era to the Great Depression. Paris, KY: Cane Ridge Publishing House, 2008

Pennington, Estill Curtis. Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2011


19th Century Louisiana painters and paintings from the collection of W. E. Groves. New Orleans: W. E. Groves Gallery, 1971

Index to the New Orleans Artists Directory and Lives of New Orleans Artists. New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art, 1978

Louisiana State University. The Louisiana Landscape: 1800-1969. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University, 1969

Mahe, II, John A., and Rosanne McCaffrey, eds. Encyclopedia of New Orleans Artists: 1718-1918. New Orleans: Historic New Orleans Collection, 1987

Smith, Margaret Denton. Photography in New Orleans: The Early Years: 1840-1865. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1982


Beem, Edgar Allen. Maine Art Now. Gardiner, ME: Dog Ear Press, 1990

Maine and its Artists, 1710-1963: An Exhibition in Celebration of the Sesquicentennial of Colby College, 1813-1963. Waterville, ME: Colby College Art Museum, 1963

Maine Artists 1850-1899. Augusta, ME: Maine State Museum, 1976

On the Edge: Forty Years of Maine Painting, 1952-1992: Fortieth Anniversary Exhibition. Rockport, ME: Maine Coast Artists, 1992

Woman Pioneers in Maine Art, 1900-1945. Portland, ME: Westbrook College, 1985


Blumenthal, Arthur, ed., 350 Fifty Years of Art & Architecture in Maryland. College Park, MD: Art Gallery and Gallery of the School of Architecture, University of Maryland, 1984

Kelbaugh, Ross J. Directory of Maryland Photographers: 1839-1900. & Supplemental Directory of Baltimore Daguerreotypists. Baltimore, MD: Historic Graphics, 1988 & 1989

Two Hundred and Fifty Years of Painting in Maryland. Baltimore, MD: Baltimore Museum of Art, 1945

Weidman, Gregory R., and Jennifer F. Goldsborough. Classical Maryland, 1815-1845: Fine and Decorative Arts from the Golden Age. Baltimore, MD: Maryland Historical Society, the Museum and Library of Maryland History, 1993


Blasdale, Mary Jean. Artists of New Bedford: A Biographical Dictionary. New Bedford, MA: Old Dartmouth Historical Society, 1990

Cape Cod as an Art Colony. Sandwich, MA: Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, 1977

Crotty, Frank. Provincetown Profiles & Others on Cape Cod. Barre, MA: Barre Gazette, 1958

Davies, Kristian. Artists of Cape Ann: A 150 Year Tradition. Rockport, MA: Twin Light Publishers, 2001

Fairbrother, Trevor J. The Bostonians: Painters of An Elegant Age, 1870-1930. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1986

Hail, Christopher. Boston Architects and Builders: Compiled from the Boston Direcory, 1789-1846. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Committee for the Preservation of Architectural Records, 1989

Hirshler, Erica E. A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston, 1870-1940. Boston: MFA Publications, 2001

Massachusetts Masters: Afro-American Artists. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1988

Polito, Ronald, ed. A Directory of Massachusetts Photographers, 1839-1900. Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1993


Artists in Michigan 1900-1976. Detroit: Wayne State University Press and Great Lake Books, 1989

Biographies of Detroit and Michigan Artists of the Past. Detroit: Detroit Public Schools, 1965

Dewhurst, C. Kurt, and Marsha MacDowell. Rainbows in the Sky: The Folk Art of Michigan in the Twentieth Century: Kresge Art Gallery, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, October 29-December 17, 1978. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, 1978

Fosburg, Marilyn. Directory of Michigan Artists. editions 1997, II and III. Lake, MI: M. Fosburg, 1997-2001

Gibson, Arthur Hopkin, comp. Artists of Early Michigan: a biographical dictionary of artists native to or active in Michigan, 1701-1900. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1975

MacDowell, Marsha, and C. Kurt Dewhurst. Michigan Folk Art, Its Beginnings to 1941: Kresge Art Gallery, Michigan State University, East Lansing, August 29-October 10, 1976: Exhibition. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, 1976

Omoto, Sadayoshi. Early Michigan Paintings. East Lansing, MI: Kresge Art Center, c.1976

Sweeney, J. Gray, Artists of Grand Rapids: l840-l890. Grand Rapids, MI: Grand Rapids Art Museum, l98l


Coen, Rena Neuman. Minnesota Impressionists. Afton, MN: Afton Historical Society Press, 1996

Coen, Rena Neuman. Painting and Sculpture in Minnesota, 1820-1914. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1976

Crump, Robert L. Minnesota Print and Printmakers, 1900-1945. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2009.

Nelson, Marion J. Painting by Minnesotans of Norwegian-American Background, 1870- 1970. Northfield, MN: Norwegian-American Historical Association, 2000

Sixteen Younger Minnesota Artists. Minneapolis, MN: Walker Art Center, 1960


Black, Patti Carr. Art in Mississippi, 1720-1980. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1998

Poirer, William H. Mississippi Artists. Hattiesburg, MS: Bureau of Educational Research, University of Southern Mississippi, 1977

Made by Hand—Mississippi Folk Art: An Exhibition at the Mississippi State Historical Museum, Old Capitol Restoration, January 22-May 25, 1980 Jackson, MS: Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History, 1980


Kerr, Scott, and R. H. Dick. An American Art Colony: The Art and Artists of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, 1930-1940. St. Louis, MO: McCaughen & Burr Press, 2004

Women’s Architectural League of St. Louis. Directory of Artists and Craftsmen. St. Louis, MO: Art in Architecture, 1962


McCinnell, Gordon. Yellowstone Art Museum: The Montana Collection. Billings, MT: Yellowstone Art Museum, 1998


Bucklin, Clarissa, ed. Nebraska Art and Artists. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska, c.1932

Geske, Norman A. Art and Artists in Nebraska. Lincoln, NE: Univ. of Nebraska, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, 1983

Hagge, Dora, ed. Impact: The Art of Nebraska Women. Columbus, NE: Impact, Inc., 1988

Nebraska Art Today. Omaha, NE: Joslyn Art Museum, 1967

Norwood, Tom. Contemporary Nebraska Art & Artists. Omaha, NE: Uno Duplicating Services, 1978


Fox, Cheryl A., ed. Special Issue, Nevada Historical Society Quarterly. vol. 33, no. 2 (Summer 1990) [History of artists in Nevada]

Hepp-Elam, Mary Beth, ed. Mining the Treasures: Contemporary Comstock Artists. Virginia City, NV: Historic Fourth Ward School Foundation, 2000


Campbell, Catherine H., and Marcia S. Blaine. New Hampshire Scenery: A Dictionary of Nineteenth Century Artists of New Hampshire Mountain Landscapes. Canaan, NH: Phoenix Pub., 1985

A Circle of Friends: Art Colonies of Cornish and Dublin. Durham, NH: University Art Galleries, University of New Hampshire, 1985

Sculpture/ New Hampshire: [exhibition] Autumn 1981. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Visual Arts Coalition, 1981

A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven: Artists in the White Mountains, 1830-1930. Hanover, NH: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1988


Ceccbetti, Giovanna. Eclectic Selections: Art in Paterson at the End of the Twentieth Century. Paterson, NJ: Paterson Museum, 1999

Early New Jersey Artists, 18th and 19th Centuries. Newark, NJ: Newark Museum Association, 1957

Gerdts, William. Painting & Sculpture in New Jersey. Princeton, NJ: Van Nostrand Co., l964

Miller, Pauline S., and Marilyn R. Kralik. A Century of Art, 1850-1950: Ocean County Artists and Their Works before 1950. Toms River, NJ: Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission, 1992.

The Montclair Art Colony: Past and Present. Montclair, NJ: Montclair Art Museum, 1997 Three Centuries of Art in New Jersey. Red Bank, NJ: Monmouth Museum, [1969]

Torchia, Robert Wilson. New Jersey Remembered: Seventy-Fifth Anniversary. Philadelphia, PA: Schwarz Gallery, 2005


Eldredge, Charles, Julie Schimmel, and William Truettner. Art in New Mexico: Paths to Taos & Santa Fe. New York: Abbeville Press, 1987

Nelson, Mary Carroll. The Legendary Artists of Taos. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1980

Rudisill, Richard. Photographers of the New Mexico Territory, 1845-1912. Sante Fe, NM: Museum of New Mexico, 1973

School of American Research. Representative Art & Artists of New Mexico. Bronx, NY: Olana Gallery, 1976

SoQ: Contemporary Art in Southern New Mexico. Santa Fe, NM: Museum of Fine Arts, 2004

Udall, Sharyn Rohlfsen. Santa Fe Art Colony, 1900-1942. Santa Fe, NM: Gerald Peters Gallery, 1987

Witt, David L. Taos Moderns: Art of the New. Santa Fe, NM: Red Crane Books, 1992


Artists and East Hampton: A 100 Year Perspective: A Bicentennial Exhibition. East Hampton, NY: The Guild Hall of East Hampton, 1976

Barney, William. The Art & Artists of Buffalo. Buffalo, NY: Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, 1979

Burdick, Virginia Mason. Portraits and Painters of the Early Champlain Valley. Plattsburgh, NY: State University College, 1975

Groft, Tammis Kane. The Folk Spirit of Albany: Folk Art from the Upper Hudson Valley in the Collection of the Albany Institute of History and Art. Albany, NY: Albany Institute of History and Art, 1978

Huttner, Sidney F., and Elizabeth Stege Huttner, comp. A Register of Artists, Engravers, Booksellers, Bookbinders, Printers & Publishers in New York City, 1821-42. New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1993

Long Island Painters and Portraits. Huntington, NY: Heckscher Museum, 1981

Longwell, Alicia Grant. North Fork/South Fork: East End Art Now. Southampton, NY: Parrish Art Museum, 2004

McKay, George Leslie, comp. A Register of Artists, Engravers, Booksellers, Bookbinders, Printers & Publishers in New York City, 1633-1820. New York: New York Public Library, 1942

New Response: Contemporary Painters of the Hudson River. Albany, NY: Albany Institute of History & Art, 1985

Ward, James. Architects in Practice, New York City, 1900-1940. Union, NJ: J & D Associates, 1989

Woodstock, An American Art Colony, 1902-1977. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1977


Craig, James H. The Arts and Crafts in North Carolina, 1699-1840. Winston-Salem, NC: Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, Old Salem, Inc., 1965

Hewlett, Crockette W. Two Centuries of Art in New Hanover County (NC). Durham, NC: Moore Pub., 1976

Manley, Roger. Signs and Wonders: Outsider Art Inside North Carolina. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Museum of Art, 1999

Massengill, Stephen E., comp. Photographers in North Carolina: The First Century, 1842- 1941. Raleigh, NC: Office of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 2004

McCue, Michael J. Tryon Artists, 1892-1942. Columbus, NC: Condar, 2001

Two Hundred Years of the Visual Arts in North Carolina. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Museum of Art, 1974


Barr, Paul Everett. North Dakota Artists. Grand Forks, ND: University of North Dakota Library, 1954

Kolbe, Robert, and Brian Bade. They Captured the Moment: Dakotas Photographers 1853-1920. Sioux Falls, SD: Pine Hill Press, 2006

Martin, Christopher. Prairie Patterns: Folk Arts in North Dakota. Fargo, ND: North Dakota Council on the Arts, 1989


Clark, Edna Marie. Ohio Art & Artists. Richmond, Garrett & Massie, 1932; (rpr., Detroit: Gale Research, 1975)

Hagel, Diane VanSkiver. Ohio Photographers: 1839-1900. Nevada City, CA: Carl Mautz Pub., 1998

Hageman, Jane Sikes. Ohio Pioneer Artists: A Pictorial Review. Cincinnati, OH: Ohio Furniture Makers, 1993

Haverstock, Mary Sayer, Jeannette Mahoney Vance, and Brian L. Meggitt, eds. Artists in Ohio, 1787-1900: A Biographical Dictionary. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2000

Yet Still We Rise: African American Art in Cleveland, 1920-1970. Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Artists Foundation, 1996


Directory of Oklahoma Artists. Oklahoma City, OK: Melton Art Reference Library, 2007

England, Bess. Artists in Oklahoma: A Handbook. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma, n.d.


Allen, Ginny, and Jody Klevit. Oregon Painters: The First Hundred Years (1859-1959): Index and Biographocal Dictionary. Portland, OR: Oregon Historical Society Press, 1999

Johanson, George. Equivalents: portraits of 80 Oregon Artists. Portland, OR: Portland Art Museum, 2001

Robinson, Thomas. Oregon Photographers: Biographical History and Directory, 1852- 1917. 2nd ed. Portland, OR: T. Robinson, 1993


Alterman, James M. New Hope for American Art: A Comprehensive Showing of Important 20th Century Painting from and Surrounding the New Hope Art Colony. Lambertville, NJ: Jims of Lambertville, 2005

Brey, William, and Marie Brey. Philadelphia Photographers, 1840-1900: A Directory with Biographical Sketches. Cherry Hill, NJ: Willowdale Press, 1992

Chew, Paul, ed. 250 Years of Art in Pennsylvania. Greensburg, PA: Westmoreland County Museum of Art, 1959

Chew, Paul A., ed. Southwestern Pennsylvania Painters, 1800-1945. Greensburg, PA: Westmoreland County Museum of Art, 1981

Contemporary Philadelphia Artists. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1990

Malmberg, Valerie L. Artists of Berks County: An Overview, 1850-1920. Boyertown, PA: Greshville Antiques, 1989

New Hope Modernists, 1917-1950. New Hope, PA: New Hope Modernist Project, Inc., 1991

Peterson, Brian H. Pennsylvania Impressionism. Doylestown, PA: James A. Michener Art Museum, 2002

Philadelphia, Three Centuries of American Art. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1976

Ries, Linda A. Directory of Pennsylvania Photographers: 1839-1900. Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1999

Tatman, Sandra L., and Roger W. Moss. Biographical Dictionary of Philadelphia Architects: 1700-1930. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1985


Arnold, John Nelson. Art & Artists in Rhode Island. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1980

Nacheman, Elinor L. Unveiled: A Directory and Guide to 19th Century Born Artists Active in Rhode Island and Where to Find their Work in Publicly Accessible Rhode Island Collections. Pawtucket, RI: E. L. Nacheman, 2007

Retrospective Exhibition of the Work of Artists Identified with Newport. Newport, RI: Art Association of Newport, 1936


Biolodeau, Francis W., and Mrs. Thomas J. Tobias. Art in South Carolina 1670-1970. Columbia, SC: South Carolina Tricentennial Committee, 1970

Morris, Jack A. Contemporary Artists of South Carolina. Columbia, SC: Greenville Museum of Art, 1970

South Carolina Art: Selections from the South Carolina State Museum Collection. Columbia, SC: South Carolina State Museum Collection, 1991

Teal Harvey S. Partners with the Sun: South Carolina Photographers 1840-1940. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2001


Art for a New Century. Sioux Falls, SD: Civic Fine Arts Center, 1989

Kolbe, Robert, and Brian Bade. They Captured the Moment: Dakotas Photographers 1853-1920. Sioux Falls, SD: Pine Hill Press, 2006

Stuart, Joseph. The Art of South Dakota. Brookings, SD: South Dakota State University, 1974

Stuart, Joseph, ed. Index of South Dakota Artists. Brookings, SD: South Dakota State University, l974


Art of Tennessee. Nashville, TN: Frist Center for the Visual Arts, 2003

Caldwell, Benjamin Hubbard Jr. Tennessee Silversmiths. Winston-Salem, NC: Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, c.1988

Kelly, James C. Landscape Painting in Tennessee, 1810-1985. Nashville, TN: Tennessee Historical Society, 1985

Kelly, James C. Portrait Painting in Tennessee. Nashville, TN: Tennessee Historical Society, 1987

Visions of My People: African-American Art in Tennessee. Nashville, TN: Tennessee State Museum, 1997


Adele, Lynne. Spirited Journeys: Self-Taught Artists of the Twentieth Century. Austin, TX: Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, The University of Texas at Austin, 1997

Fisk, Frances Battaile. A History of Texas Artists & Sculptors. Abilene, TX: The Author, 1928

Grauer, Paula L., and Michael R. Grauer, comps. Dictionary of Texas Artists, 1800-1945. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University, 1999

Haynes, David. Catching Shadows: A Directory of Nineteenth-Century Texas Photographers. Austin, TX: Texas State Historical Association, 1993

Hendricks, Patricia D., and Becky Duval Reese. A Century of Sculpture in Texas: 1889- 1989. Austin, TX: University of Texas, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, 1989

Made in Texas. Austin, TX: University of Texas, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, 1979

O'Brien, Esse Forrester. Art & Artists in Texas. Dallas: Tardy Publishing Co., 1935

Pearce-Moses, Richard, comp. Photographic Collections in Texas: A Union Guide. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, c.1987

Pickney, Pauline A. Painting in Texas: The Nineteenth Century. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1967

Portraits of Community: African American Photography in Texas. Austin, TX: Texas State Historical Association, 1996

Powers, John E. and Deborah. Texas Painters, Sculptors & Graphic Artists: A Biographical Dictionary of Artists in Texas Before 1942. Austin, TX: Woodmont Books, 2000

Utterback, Martha, comp. Early Texas Art in the Witte Museum. San Antonio, TX: Witte Memorial Museum, 1968


Heaton, Rampton, & Sanders, eds. Pioneers of Utah Art. Logan, UT: Educational Printing Service, 1968

Olpin, Robert A. Artists of Utah. 1st ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs-Smith, 1999

Olpin, Robert S. Dictionary of Utah Art. Salt Lake City, UT: Salt Lake Art Center, 1980

Swanson, Vern G., Robert S. Olpin, Donna L. Poulton, and Janie L. Rogers. Utah Art, Utah Artists: 150 Year Survey. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith Publisher, 2001

Women Artists of Utah. Springville, Utah: Springville Museum of Art, 1984


Beck, Jane C. Always in Season: Folk Art and Traditional Culture in Vermont. Montpelier, VT: Vermont Council on the Arts, 1982

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