eBook American Folk Art: A Regional Reference, 1st Edition

  • Kristin G. Congdon
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  • ISBN-10: 0313349371
  • ISBN-13: 9780313349379
  • DDC: 745.0973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 656 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Folk art is as varied as it is indicative of person and place, informed by innovation and grounded in cultural context. The variety and versatility of 300 American folk artists is captured in this collection of informative and thoroughly engaging essays.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Alphabetic List of Artists.
Artists Listed by Media.
Artists Listed by Region.
An Introduction to American Folk Art.
1: The New England and Mid-Atlantic Region Art.
2: New England and Mid-Atlantic Region Artists.
3: Aiken, Gayleen (1934–2005).
4: Andolsek, Eugene (1921–2008).
5: Arntzen, Eldrid Skjold (b. 1935).
6: Bartlett, Morton (1909–1992).
7: Benson, Nicholas (b. 1964).
8: Blauvelt, Pearl (1893–1987).
9: Bochero (Besharo), Peter “Charlie” (1898–1962).
10: Bun, Em (b. 1916).
11: Darmafall, Powell (Paul) “Baltimore Glassman” (1925–2003).
12: Davis, Vestie (1903–1978).
13: Densmore, Amber (1901–1992).
14: Egipciaco, Rosa Elena (b. 1920).
15: Fang Nhu, Yang (b. 1911).
16: Fasanella, Ralph (1914–1997).
17: Gabriel, Mary Mitchell (1908–2004).
18: García Villamil, Felipe (b. 1931).
19: Grimes, Ken (b. 1947).
20: Hampton, James (1909–1964).
21: Hankins, Charles Edwin (1925–2003).
22: Hirschfield (Hirshfield), Morris (1872–1946).
23: Jakobsen, Kathy (b. 1952).
24: Keezer, Clara Neptune (b. 1930).
25: Lieberman, Harry (1880–1983).
26: Materson, Ray (b. 1954).
27: Matos, Diomedes “Yomi” (b. 1940).
28: McCarthy, Justin (1891/1892–1977).
29: Morgan, George Eugene (1870–1969).
30: Moses, Anna Mary Robertson (Grandma Moses) (1860–1961).
31: Perates, John W. (1895–1970).
32: “Philadelphia Wireman” (Pre-1982).
33: Pickett, Joseph (1848–1918).
34: Pilarinos, Konstantinos (b. 1940).
35: Pippin, Horace (1888–1946).
36: Samten, Losang (b. 1953).
37: Savitsky, John “Coal Miner Jack” (1910–1991).
38: Scholl, John (1827–1916).
39: Shourds, Harry V. (b. 1930).
40: Sorochaniuk, Eudokia (b. 1919).
41: Sparrow, Simon (1914–2000).
42: Stanley, Ralph (b. 1929).
43: Sullivan, Patrick (1894–1967).
44: Ward, Lemuel T. “Lem” and Ward, Steve (1896–1984) and (1895–1976).
45: Washburn, Newton (1915–2011).
46: Way, Melvin “Milky” (b. 1954).
47: Zagar, Isaiah (b. 1939).
48: Zeldis, Malcah (b. 1931).
49: The Southeast Region Art.
50: Southeast Region Artists.
51: Aaron, Jesse James (1887–1979).
52: “Ab the Flagman” (Roger Lee Ivens) (b. 1964).
53: Adkins, Minnie (b. 1934).
54: Alindato, Juan (1921–2010).
55: Anderson, Walter (1903–1965).
56: Anthony, Butch (b. 1963).
57: Avilés, Celestino (b. 1925).
58: Barthé, Earl Antoine (1922–2010).
59: Benson, Mozell (b. 1934).
60: Bolden, Hawkins (1914–2005).
61: Brown, Jerry Dolyn (b. 1942).
62: Butler, David (1898–1997).
63: Calhoun, Dale (1935–2007).
64: Campbell, Shane (b. 1954).
65: Carpenter, Miles Burkholder (1889–1985).
66: Carter, Binford “Benny” (b. 1943).
67: Cartledge, William Ned (1916–2002).
68: Clark, Gladys (b. 1918).
69: Coins, Raymond (1904–1998).
70: Cook, Bertha Hodges (1895–?).
71: Cornett, Chester (1913–1981).
72: Craig, Burlon (1914–2002).
73: Cunningham, Earl (1893–1977).
74: Davis, Ulysses (1914–1990).
75: Dial, Thornton (b. 1928).
76: Doyle, Sam (1906–1985).
77: Edmondson, William (ca.1874–1951).
78: Evans, Minnie (1892–1987).
79: Ezell, Nora (1917–2007).
80: Ferdinand, Roy (1959–2004).
81: Fields, Charlie “Cedar Creek Charlie” (1883–1966).
82: Finster, Howard (1916–2001).
83: Flax, “Captain” Walter (1896–1982).
84: Gee's Bend Quilters (20th and 21st Centuries).
85: Gibson, Sybil (1908–1995).
86: Gillam, Charles Sr. (b. ca. 1945).
87: González, José (b. 1918).
88: Harris, Alyne (b. 1942).
89: Harris, Georgia (1905–1997).
90: Harvey, Bessie (1929–1994).
91: Henderson, Wayne (b. 1947).
92: Hensley, Ellis “Bea” (b. 1919).
93: The Highwaymen.
94: Holley, Lonnie (b. 1950).
95: Hooper, Annie (1897–1986).
96: Hunter, Clementine (1886 or 1887–1988).
97: Jackson, Mary (b. 1945).
98: Jennings, James Harold (1931–1999).
99: Jiménez, Nicario (b.1957).
100: Jones, Shields Landon “S. L.” (1901–1997).
101: Kendrick, Eddie Lee (1928–1992).
102: Kimbrell, Bettye (b. ca. 1930).
103: Leedskalnin, Edward (1886–1951).
104: Lockett, Ronald (1965–1998).
105: Long, Woodrow Wilson “Woodie” (1942–2009).
106: Lucas, Charlie “Tin Man” (b.1951).
107: Manigault, Mary Jane (1913–2010).
108: Mannette, Elliot “Ellie” (b. 1927).
109: Martin, Eddie Owens (1908–1986).
110: McCord, Albert R. (J. T.) “Jake” (1948–2009).
111: McKillop, Edgar Alexander (1879–1950).
112: Meaders, Lanier (1917–1998).
113: Miller, R. A. (1912–2006).
114: Montana, Allison “Tootie” (1922–2005).
115: Morgan, Sister Gertrude (1900–1980).
116: Murray (Murry), J. B. (1908–1988).
117: Negrón-Rivera, Julio (b. 1925).
118: O'Kelley, Mattie Lou (1908–1997).
119: Owens, Vernon (b. 1941).
120: Payne, Leslie J. “Airplane” (1907–1981).
121: Person, Leroy (1907–1985).
122: Proctor, “Missionary” Mary L. (b. 1960).
123: Rankin, Hystercine (1929–2010).
124: “Rhinestone Cowboy, The” (Loy Allen Bowlin) (1909–1995).
125: Richardson, Taft (1943–2008).
126: Roberg, Robert (b. 1943).
127: Robertson, “Prophet” Royal (1930–1997).
128: Rogers, Juanita (1934–1985).
129: Rosado, Emilio (1911–1996).
130: Rowe, Nellie Mae (1900–1982).
131: Samuels, Ossie Lee “O. L.” (Geech) (b. 1931).
132: Sánchez, Mario (1908–2005).
133: The Scull Sisters.
134: Shaffer, Cher (b. 1947).
135: Simmons, Philip (1912–2009).
136: Simpson, Vollis (b. 1919).
137: Sims, Bernice (b. 1926).
138: Singleton, Herbert Jr. (1945–2007).
139: Smith, Mary Tillman (1904–1995).
140: Snipes, James A. “Buddy” (b. ca. 1943).
141: Stovall, Emma Serena “Queena” Dillard (1887–1980).
142: Sudduth, Jimmy Lee (1910–2007).
143: Thomas, Ada (1924–1990).
144: Thomas, James “Son Ford” (1926–1993).
145: Thompson, B. Dorothy (1920–2004).
146: Tolliver, Mose (ca. 1920–2006).
147: Tolson, Edgar (1904–1984).
148: Toomer, Lucinda (1888–1983).
149: Torres, Ezequiel (b. 1955).
150: Toth, Nicholas (b. 1955).
151: Traylor, William “Bill” (1853–1949).
152: Wellborn, Annie Geraldine Savage (ca. 1928–2010).
153: West, Myrtice Snead (1923–2010).
154: Widener, George (b. 1962).
155: Williams, Ruby C. (b. 1928).
156: Young, Purvis (1943–2010).
157: Zimmerman, Kurt (b. 1925).
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: The Midwest Region Art.
2: Midwest Region Artists.
3: Belton, Kepka (b. 1934).
4: Bennett, Earnest (1905–ca. 1989).
5: Blackdeer, Lila Greengrass (b. 1932).
6: Blackmon, “Prophet” William J. (ca. 1921–2010).
7: Blagdon, Emery Oliver (1907–1986).
8: Blue Legs, Alice New Holy (1925–2003).
9: Caesar, Bruce (b. 1952).
10: Chanthraphone, Bounxou Daoheuang (b. 1947).
11: Christenson, Betty Pisio (b. 1931).
12: Cree, Rose and Cree, Francis (1920–2004) and (ca.1920–2007).
13: Darger, Henry (1892–1973).
14: Dinsmoor, Samuel Perry (S. P.) (1843–1932).
15: Dobberstein, Father Paul Matthias (1872–1954).
16: Domsch, Sonia (b. 1934).
17: Engelbert, Nick (1881–1962).
18: Every, Tom O. (Dr. Evermor) (b. 1938).
19: Fahlbusch, Albert (1925–2005).
20: Godie, Lee (1908–1994).
21: Graber, LeRoy (b. 1920).
22: Greff, Gary (b.1951).
23: Guyton, Tyree (b. 1955).
24: Haberl, Sister Rosalia (1897–1988).
25: Hartman, Harry George “H. G.” (ca. late 1800s–1944).
26: Hawkins, William Lawrence (1895–1990).
27: Hawpetoss, Gerald (b. 1953).
28: Hengel, Christian “Christy” (1922–2007).
29: Howard, Jesse (1885–1983).
30: Johnson, Fred G. (1892–1990).
31: Kegg, Maude Ellen Mitchell (1903–1996).
32: Kvalheim, Ethel (b. 1912).
33: Layton, Elizabeth “Grandma” (1909–1993).
34: Melgaard, Leif (1899–1991).
35: Menard, Nellie Star Boy (1910–2001).
36: Mumma, Ed Gallimore “Mr. Eddy” (1908–1986).
37: Murphy, Mabel (1907– ?).
38: Oebser, Frank (1900–1990).
39: Opacich, Milan (b. 1928).
40: Overgaard, Nadjeschda (1905–2003).
41: Peterson, Oscar William “Peelee” (1887–1951).
42: Phelps, Nanea “Nan” Dorothea Hinkle (1904–1990).
43: Philpot, David (b. 1940).
44: Pierce, Elijah (1892–1984).
45: Poast, Ron (b. 1940).
46: Reed, Ernest “Popeye” (1919–1985).
47: Saenphimmachak, Mone and Saenphimmachak, Vanxay.
48: Smith, Dr. Charles (b. 1940).
49: Smith, Fred (1886–1976).
50: Steffen, Charles (1927–1995).
51: Stetzel, Bernadine (b. 1927).
52: Trumpold, Dorothy (b. 1912).
53: Von Bruenchenhein, Eugene (1910–1983).
54: Wagner, Albert Lee (1924–2006).
55: Warmack, Gregory “Mr. Imagination” (b. 1948).
56: Wernerus, Father Mathias (1873–1931).
57: Yoakum, Joseph Elmer (1890–1972).
58: The Southwestern Region Art.
59: Southwestern Region Artists.
60: Archuleta, Eppie (b. 1922).
61: Archuleta, Felipe Benito and Archuleta, Leroy (1910–1991) and (1949–2002).
62: Arning, Eddie (1898–1993).
63: Carrillo, Charles M. “Charlie” (b. 1956).
64: Cling, Alice Williams (b. 1946).
65: Cordero, Helen (1915–1994).
66: Delgado Trunk, Catalina (b. 1945).
67: Dellschau, Charles A. A. (1830–1923).
68: Galloway, Nathan “Ed” (1879–1962).
69: Graves, Frances Varos (1910–1999).
70: Harris, Felix “Fox” (1905–1985).
71: Henry, Evalena and Henry, Cecilia (b. 1939) (1901–1996).
72: Herrera, Nicholas (b. 1964).
73: Jones, Frank Albert (1902–1969).
74: López, George (1900–1993).
75: López, José Dolores (1868–1937).
76: López, Ramón José (b. 1951).
77: Manygoats, Betty (b. 1945).
78: Martínez, Agueda (1898–2000).
79: Martinez, Maria (1887–1980).
80: McCrane, Ruth Mae (1929–2002).
81: McKissack, Jefferson Davis (1902–1980).
82: Milkovisch, John (1912–1988).
83: Morgan, Vanessa Paukeigope (b. 1952).
84: Nampeyo, Daisy Hooee (1905–1994).
85: Nez, Grace Henderson (1913–2006).
86: Ortega, José Benito (1858–1941).
87: Rendón, Enrique (1923–1987).
88: Robinson, Georgeann (1917–1986).
89: Rodriguez, Eliseo José and Rodriguez, Paula (1915–2009) and (1915–2008).
90: Romero, Emilio and Romero, Senaida.
91: Smith, Isaac (b. 1944).
92: Tafoya, Margaret (1904–2001).
93: Tapia, Luis (b. 1950).
94: Trujillo, Irvin (b. 1955).
95: Valdez, Horacio (1929–1992).
96: Vigil, Manuel (1900–1990).
97: Willeto, Charlie (ca.1897–1964).
98: Wilson, Chesley Goseyun (b. 1932).
99: The Western Region Art.
100: Western Region Artists.
101: Abduljaami, John (b. 1941).
102: Axtell, Horace “Isluumce” (b. 1924).
103: Black, Calvin and Black, Ruby (1903–1972) and (1915–1980).
104: Black, Mary Holiday (b. ca. 1934).
105: Blake, George (b. 1944).
106: Campos, Alfredo (b. 1935).
107: Castellanoz, Genoveva “Eva” (b. 1939).
108: Castle, James (1899–1977).
109: Charles, Nicholas and Charles, Elena (1910–1995) and (1918–2007).
110: Chief Rolling Mountain Thunder (Frank Dean Van Zant) (1921–1989).
111: Churchill, Delores Elizabeth (b. 1929).
112: Deacon, Belle (1905–1995).
113: Frank, Rose (1912–d. Unknown).
114: Gabriel, Romano (ca. 1888–1977).
115: George, Sophia (b.1950).
116: Gold, Pat Courtney (b. 1939).
117: Goode, Ulysses (1927–2009).
118: Grace, Gladys Kukana (d. 1920).
119: Harwood, Dale (b. ca. 1930).
120: Jackson, Nathan (b. 1938).
121: Jackson, Nettie Kuneki (b. 1942).
122: Kalama, Meali'i (1909–?).
123: Kenmille, Agnes “Oshanee” (1916–2009).
124: King, Don (1923–2007).
125: Knight, Leonard (b. 1931).
126: Littlefield, Esther (1907–1997).
127: Lozano, Jeronimo E. (b. ca. 1950s–1960s).
128: Lujan, Joaquin “Jack” Flores (b. 1920).
129: Mackintosh, Dwight (1906–1999).
130: McAdams, Eva (1927–2010).
131: McDonald, Marie (b. 1926).
132: Miller, Elmer (1914–1992).
133: Miller, Gerald “Subiyay” (1944–2005).
134: Naka, John (1914–2004).
135: Ortega, Luis (1897–1995).
136: Parker, Julia (b. 1929).
137: Petersen, Rasmus (1883–1952).
138: Prisbrey, Tressa “Grandma” (1896–1988).
139: Purifoy, Noah (1917–2004).
140: Ramírez, Martín (1895–1963).
141: Rizzoli, Achilles G. (1896–1981).
142: Rodia, Simon “Sam” (1879–1965).
143: Rofkar, Teri (b. 1956).
144: Romero, Herminia Albarrán (b. 1936).
145: Scott, Judith (1943–2005).
146: Serl, Jon (1894–1993).
147: Severe, Duff (1925–2004).
148: Spencer, Dolly (1930–2005).
149: Thlunaut, Jenny (1891–1986).
150: Tiulana, Paul (1921–1994).
151: Vorperian, Lily (b. 1919).
152: Wells, Gussie (1901–1994).
153: Williams, Arbie (1916–2003).
154: Museums, Galleries, and Organizations That Exhibit Folk Art.
Glossary.
Selected References on Folk Art.
About the Authors.
Index.