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Artists
Angelou, Maya
by Horton, Emily S. Maya Angelou was best known as a poet and the best-selling author of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970). Angelou was also a singer, dancer, Grammy-winning composer, director, and actress. She was [...] (from NCpedia.)
Art of John White
by Mewborn, Suzanne. The Art of John White By Suzanne Mewborn Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Fall 2007. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of History If you travel [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Bachelder, Oscar Louis
by Conway, Robert O. Bachelder, Oscar Louis by Robert O. Conway, 1979 See also: Pottery 14 July 1852–26 June 1935 Oscar Louis Bachelder, master potter, was born in Menasha, Wis., the son of Hannah Tipley [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Barnes, Ernest Eugene
by Agan, Kelly. Ernest Eugene Barnes – known as Ernie -- was born on July 15, 1938 to parents Ernest E. Barnes, Sr. and Fannie Mae Geer near the Hayti neighborhood in Durham.  His father, originally from [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Bearden, Romare
by Wegner, Ansley Herring. Bearden, Romare by Ansley Wegner, Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History, 2013 www.ncmarkers.com   Romare Bearden was born in Charlotte in 1911. Although his family [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
Blackmer, Sidney Alderman
by Linn, Jo White. Blackmer, Sidney Alderman by Jo White Linn, 1979 13 July 1895–5 Oct. 1973 Sidney Alderman Blackmer, professional actor, was born in Salisbury, the son of Walter Steele and Clara De Roulhac [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bogle, James
by Kirkman, Roger N. James Bogle, portrait and genre painter, was born in or near Fayetteville, or in Georgetown, S.C., a twin son of Dr. James and Sarah Auld Bogle, Dr. Bogle made his living both as a physician and as [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bogle, Robert
by Kirkman, Roger N. Robert Bogle, portrait and genre painter, was probably born in or near Fayetteville, or in Georgetown, S.C., a twin son of Dr. James and Sarah Auld Bogle. Of his early education nothing is known, but [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brock, Ignatius Wadsworth
by Brown, Dick. Ignatius Wadsworth Brock, photographer and painter, was born near Comfort in Jones County, the son of Isaac Brock, a planter, and Harriet Carolina Koonce Brock. He attended the William Rhodes School [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Browne (Brown), William Garl, Jr.
by Little-Stokes, R. William Garl, Jr. Browne (Brown), Victorian portrait painter, was born in England, the son of William G. Browne, Sr., English landscape and genre painter who worked in the United States from about [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Burke, Selma Hortense
by Agan, Kelly. Burke, Selma Hortense By Kelly Agan, Government & Heritage Library, 2019, From the Blog, "This Day in North Carolina History" (December 31, 2016) 31 Dec. 1900 - 29 Aug. [...] (from North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.)
Busbee, Jacques (Born James Littlejohn Busbee)
by Troxler, George W. Jacques (Born James Littlejohn Busbee) Busbee, artist and reviver of Jugtown Pottery, was born in Raleigh, the son of Charles Manly and Lydia Littlejohn Busbee. Busbee prepared for a career as an [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Catesby, Mark
by Powell, William S. Mark Catesby, naturalist, artist, and author of books on the flora and fauna of Carolina, was born probably in Castle Hedingham, Essex, England, the home of his maternal grandparents. He was the son [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charles, Lucile Marie Hoerr
by Rives, Ralph Hardee. Lucile Marie Hoerr Charles, lecturer, scholar, and first director of dramatic arts at East Carolina University in Greenville, was a native of Chicago, the daughter of Charles Ferdinand Hoerr and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clodfelter (Gladfelder), Jesse
by Batson, Whaley W. Jesse Clodfelter (Gladfelder), cabinetmaker, was the first child of Maria Magdalena Walk and John Gladfelder (the spelling was changed later) of the Friedberg community, now a part of Forsyth County. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Comberford, Nicholas
by Smith, Thomas R. Nicholas Comberford, chartmaker in London and a central figure in the group now designated the "Thames School," claimed to have been born in Ireland and was quoted as saying that his father "was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Copeland, Oliver Perry
by Parramore, Thomas C. Oliver Perry Copeland, portrait artist, was born in Suffolk, Va., the son of Benjamin and Sophia Jones Copeland. He was still living at Suffolk in 1840, when he delivered a Fourth of July oration [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Daingerfield, Elliott
by Moore, James Elliott. Elliott Daingerfield, American artist, was born in Harper's Ferry, Va., the son of Captain John Elliott Daingerfield and Matilda Wickham DeBrau Daingerfield. The family moved to Fayetteville in 1861 [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Davis, Harry Ellerbe
by Selden, Samuel. Harry Ellerbe Davis, professor of dramatic art, distinguished himself as constructional engineer, as craftsman and lighting expert, as actor and playwright, and, especially, as stage director. What [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
deMille, Cecil Blount
by Pitman, Louise L. Cecil Blount deMille, motion picture producer, was born in Ashfield, Mass., the second son of Henry Churchill deMille, playwright and partner of David Belasco, and Matilda Beatrice Samuel, teacher [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
deMille, Henry Churchill
by Pitman, Louise L. Henry Churchill deMille, playwright, was the son of William Edward and Margaret Blount Hoyt deMille, both of Washington, N.C., where young deMille was born. During the Civil War his father joined the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
deMille, William Churchill
by Pitman, Louise L. William Churchill deMille, playwright, the son of playwright Henry Churchill and Matilda Beatrice Samuel deMille, was born in Washington, N.C. He spent most of his boyhood in New York City and at [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dixon, Thomas, Jr.
by Williamson, Joel. Thomas Dixon, Jr., minister, writer, lecturer, lawyer, playwright, producer, director, actor, legislator, and clerk of the federal court for the eastern district of North Carolina, was born near [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Erskine, Emma Payne
by Walser, Richard. Emma Payne Erskine, writer, painter, and civic leader, was born in Racine, Wis., the daughter of Alfred and Olive Child Payne. Her father, a native of England, was a portraitist and taught at the Art [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Frerichs, William Charles Anthony
by Williams, Benjamin F. William Charles Anthony Frerichs, painter of landscapes, portraits, and genre works and professor of art and languages, was born in Ghent, Netherlands, the son of Willem Daniel and Helen Eugenia [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
George, Kenneth: Cole's Pottery
by Cecelski, David S. Kenneth George may be only 30 years old, but he has 10 generations of pottery making behind him. He and his grandmother operate the famous Cole's Pottery in Sanford. The first Cole potter moved to [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Goodrich, Frances Louisa
by Pitman, L. L. Frances Louisa Goodrich, artist, teacher, and craftsman, was born in Binghamton, N.Y., the daughter of the Reverend William Henry and Mary Prichard Goodrich. She spent her early years and was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Graves, Jesse Dickens
by Powell, William S. Jesse Dickens Graves, physician and artist, was born in Granville County, the son of Henry Lewis Graves and his wife, Mary Brown Dickens. He was a student at The University of North Carolina in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Greer, Isaac ("Ike") Garfield
by Edinger, Lois V. Isaac ("Ike") Garfield Greer, educator and superintendent of Baptist Children's Homes, was born in the Zionville community a few miles from Boone in Watauga County, the fifth of eight children of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gregory, Thomas Laurence Baker
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. Thomas Laurence Baker Gregory, portrait painter, was born in Hertford County. The name of his father is unknown, but his grandfather was very likely one Thomas Gregory who married Priscilla Baker, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Grist, Franklin Richard
by Powell, William S. Franklin Richard Grist, artist, art critic, and diplomat, was born at Egypt plantation near New Bern, the son of Richard and Elizabeth Heritage Washington Grist. His father was a merchant of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hinton, Mary Hilliard
by Silver, Charles Hinton. Mary Hilliard Hinton, author, artist, genealogist, and historian, was born at Midway Plantation, Wake County, eight miles east of Raleigh. Her father was Major David Hinton, alumnus of The University [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jennett, Norman Ethre
by Jones, H. G. Norman Ethre Jennett, artist, illustrator, cartoonist, and author, was born in the Grantham community of Wayne County, the son of Elijah Stanton and Clarissa King Jennett. The boy was only a year old [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Kay, Willie Virginia Otey
by Bell-Kite, Diana, Agan, Kelly. KAY, WILLIE VIRGINIA OTEY 17 Mar. 1894 – 25 Sept. 1992 By Diana Bell-Kite, NC Museum of History and Kelly Agan, NC Government & Heritage Library, 2016 “You have to like what you do, [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Koch, Frederick Henry
by Selden, Samuel. Frederick Henry Koch, university professor of dramatic art and promoter of the American folk play, was born in Covington, Ky., in a family of nine boys and one girl. His father, August William Koch, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Koopman, Augustus
by Burton, Amanda B. Augustus Koopman, painter and etcher, was born in Charlotte, the son of Bernard and Johanna Koopman. After attending Central High School in Philadelphia, he began art studies at the Pennsylvania [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Kyser, James Kern ("Kay")
by Powell, William S. James Kern ("Kay") Kyser, orchestra leader, actor, and Christian Science lecturer, was born in Rocky Mount, the son of Paul B. and Emily Royster Howell Kyser. As a student at The University of North [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
London, Frank Marsden
by Powell, William S. Frank Marsden London, artist, was born in Pittsboro, the son of William Lord and Caroline Haughton London. He attended The University of North Carolina between 1893 and 1895 and afterwards studied [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Louis Orr Etchings
by Humber, John L. The Louis Orr etchings were 51 etchings by world-class artist Louis Orr, portraying public school buildings, churches, private residences, and scenic views around North Carolina selected for their [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Luck, Sid
by Zug, Charles G., III. Sid Luck A Traditional Seagrove Potter by Dr. Charles G. Zug III  Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Fall 2009.  Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Marchant, Frederick (Frank)
by Massengill, Stephen E. Frederick (Frank) Marchant, photographer, was born in Pennsylvania, one of three children of William J. and Henrietta (Hattie) S. Makeley Marchant. His father (b. ca. 1835) and his paternal [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mare, John
by Moore, Elizabeth Vann. John Mare, painter, merchant, and politician, was born in New York City, the oldest child of John and Mary Bes Mare. His father was from Devonshire, England, and his mother was presumably of Dutch [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Marling, Jacob
by Williams, Benjamin F. Jacob Marling, painter, decorator, and teacher, lived in Warrenton, where he taught at the academy and executed scenes for the Thespian Society at the Warrenton Theatre. Taking up residence in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Masa, George
by Casada, Jim. Masa, George by Jim Casada, 1991 1882?–21 June 1933 George Masa, Japanese photographer and cartographer, for whom the Great Smoky Mountains were an adopted home, was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
McLean, James Augustus
by Powell, William S. James Augustus McLean, artist and teacher, was born in Lincolnton, the son of James Thomas and Lilly Haynes McLean. After attending The University of North Carolina for the session of 1922–23, he was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Oertel, Johannes Adam Simon
by Powell, William S. Johannes Adam Simon Oertel, artist and Episcopal clergyman, was born in Fürth, near Nuremberg, Bavaria, the son of Thomas Friedrich and Maria Magdalena Mennensdorfer Oertel. Expecting to become a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Orr, Louis
by Sparrow, W. Keats. Louis Orr, painter and etcher, was born in Hartford, Conn., the son of John Henry and Carolina Louise Naedele Orr and the grandson of J. W. Orr, a well-known New York City engraver and printer. He [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Owen, Benjamin Wade
by Zug, Charles G., III. Benjamin Wade Owen, traditional potter, was born and raised near the Westmoore community in northwestern Moore County, the son of Rufus and Martha McNeill Owen. As a member of a large clan of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Packer, Francis Herman
by Sanders, John. Francis Herman Packer, sculptor, was born in Munich. In the United States, he was a student of the sculptors Philip Martiny and Augustus Saint-Gaudens. By 1914 he was a resident of Rockville Centre, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pender, Josiah Solomon
by Johnston, Hugh Buckner. Josiah Solomon Pender, poet, artist, army officer, and Confederate blockade-runner, was the son of Solomon and Mary Batts Pender of the Tarboro area of Edgecombe County, both of whom were descended [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. Hobson Lafayette Pittman, painter and teacher, was born in Edgecombe County, where his father, Biscoe Pittman, was a merchant in the small community of Epworth. His mother, Alice Walston, was a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Poteat, Ida Isabella
by Powell, William S. Poteat, Ida Isabella By William S. Powell, 1994 15 Dec. 1858–1 Feb. 1940 Ida Isabella Poteat, artist, teacher, craftsman, and patron of art, was born at Forest Home near Yanceyville in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Prince, Lillian Hughes
by Spearman, Walter. Lillian Hughes Prince, actress, was born in Birmingham, Ala., the daughter of George Washington and Mary Lillian McTyeire Hughes, and attended the local schools. On 24 Nov. 1915 she married William [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Prince, William Meade
by Spearman, Walter. William Meade Prince, illustrator and author, was born in Roanoke, Va., the son of Robert Watson and Alice Wales Meade Prince. He was descended from Sir Richard Everard, the last governor of North [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Queen, Joel
by Hall, Lisa Coston. When most people look at a lump of clay or a piece of walnut, they see just that—a simple, unmoving object. Joel Queen, though, looks at such raw material and sees something waiting to be turned into [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Randall, William George
by Bivins, Caroline Holmes. William George Randall, artist, was born near Table Rock in Upper Creek Township, Burke County, to John and Susan Webb Randall. John was from Buncombe County, where he and Susan lived for some time [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Rees, Mary De Berniere Graves
by Caldwell, Martha Belle. Mary De Berniere Graves Rees, portrait painter, was born in Chapel Hill, the daughter of Ralph Henry (1851–89) and Julia Charlotte Hooper Graves (1856–1944). Ralph Graves taught mathematics at The [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Roberts, William Anderson
by Plumblee, M. Q. William Anderson Roberts, artist, farmer, and Confederate soldier of English descent, was born in new Prospect Church three miles west of Yanceyville, the son of Elijah, a farmer, and Rebecca B. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Schweinitz, Lewis David von
by Smith, Rosamond C. Lewis David von Schweinitz, Moravian clergyman and internationally respected botanist, was born in Bethlehem, Pa. His parents, Hans Christian Alexander and Dorothea Elizabeth von Watteville von [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Shaw, Ruth Faison
by Moore, Claude Hunter. Ruth Faison Shaw, teacher, artist, lecturer, and originator of finger painting, was born in Kenansville, the daughter of the Reverend William M., a Presbyterian minister, and Alberta Faison Shaw. She [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Small, Edward Featherston
by Massengill, Stephen E. Edward Featherston Small, Confederate soldier, photographer, and salesman, was born near Washington, Beaufort County, the son of Henry H. and Margaret Hill Small. He was a cousin of Congressman John [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Smith, Orren Randolph
by York, Maury. Orren Randolph Smith, soldier, son of Louis Farrar and Olive Huff Sims Smith, was born near Manson in Warren County but moved to Louisburg as a teenager. On 1 Oct. 1846 he enlisted as a private in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Speight, Francis
by Sparrow, W. Keats. Francis Wayland Speight, artist and teacher, was born at Sharrock plantation in Bertie County, the son of Thomas Trotman and Margaret Otelia Sharrock Speight. Although he had not completed [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stephen, Walter Benjamin
by Moser, Artus Monroe. Walter Benjamin Stephen, master contemporary artistic potter who discovered new glazes and techniques for producing some of the finest art pottery in America, was born in Clinton, Iowa, the son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stick, Frank Leonard
by Stick, David. Stick, Frank Leonard by David Stick, 1994 10 Feb. 1884–12 Nov. 1966 Frank Leonard Stick, artist, author, conservationist, and developer, was born in Huron, S.Dak., the son of David L., a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Strudwick, Clement Read
by Powell, William S. Clement Read Strudwick, portrait artist, was born in Columbia, Tenn., the son of Shepperd and Susan Read Strudwick. His father, a native of Hillsborough, N.C., lived in Tennessee for a few years [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Tannahill, Mary Harvey
by Powell, William S. Mary Harvey Tannahill , artist, was born at the family home Kinderhook, in Warren County, the daughter of Robert and Sallie Jones Sims Tannahill. Her father had business connections in Petersburg, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Terry, John Skally
by Walser, Richard. Terry, John Skally by Richard Walser, 1996 19 Nov. 1894–30 June [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Timberlake, Bob
by Kemp, Amy. Bob Timberlake is a renowned painter and furniture designer. He famously has had no formal art education, but is noted for his intricate attention to color and detail in his paintings as well as his [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Tomlinson, Mel A.: Rubber-Band Man
by Cecelski, David S. Mel A. Tomlinson was one of America's most brilliant dancers in the 1970s and '80s. Raised in Raleigh's Chavis Heights public housing project, he became a star in Agnes de Mille's Heritage Theater, [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Twitty, Panthea Massenburg
by Powell, William S. Panthea Massenburg Twitty, photographer, ceramist, and historical writer, was born in Warrenton, the daughter of Nancy B. White and John B. Massenburg. She was educated in local schools, studied art [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 1: Introduction
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 2: Early North Carolina Painting and Portraiture
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 3: A Growing Artistic Community in the State
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 4: Producing and Teaching Art in North Carolina Colleges and Universities
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 5: The Evolution of Photography
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 6: North Carolina Art Museums, Exhibits, and Centers
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wallace, Lillian Frances Parker
by Murray, Elizabeth Davis Reid. Lillian Frances Parker Wallace, educator, historian, author, lecturer, antiquarian, musician, watercolorist, and linguist, was born in Pine City, Minn., the daughter of Saidie Althea Feetham and the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Watkins, Franklin Chennault
by Smith, Claiborne T., Jr. Franklin Chennault Watkins, artist, was born in New York City, the son of Benjamin Franklin and Shirley Chennault Watkins. His father, a Reidsville, N.C., native, was an inventor and made a career of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Welfare (Wohlfahrt), (Christian) Daniel
by Walser, Richard. Welfare (Wohlfahrt), (Christian) Daniel by Richard Walser, 1996 12 June 1796–30 Aug. 1841 (Christian) Daniel Welfare (Wohlfahrt), Moravian painter, was born in Salem, the youngest son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Whistler's Mother
by Barefoot, Daniel W. Wilmington-born Anna Mathilda McNeill Whistler was the mother of artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler and the subject of his most famous painting. Although officially titled Arrangement in Black and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
White, John
by Quinn, David B. White, John by David B. Quinn, 1996 fl. 1577–93 See also: John White, Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History; Art of John White John White, colonizer and artist, who was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
White, John (from Research Branch, NC OA&H)
by Daniels, Dennis F. JOHN WHITE Governor: 1587-1590 by Dennis F. Daniels Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History, 2006. http://www.ncmarkers.com See also: John White, Dictionary of North Carolina [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
Whitson, Edward Maxwell
by Powell, William S. Edward Maxwell Whitson, cartoonist and illustrator, was born in Asheville, the son of William Roberts and Ida May Keith Whitson. In 1915–16 he attended The University of North Carolina, where he drew [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Williams, Mary Lyde Hicks
by Moore, Claude H. Mary Lyde Hicks Williams, artist, was born in Faison, the daughter of Captain Lewis (Company E, Twentieth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America) and Rachel McIver Hicks. She was a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wootten, Mary Bayard Morgan
by Allen, Helen Dugan. Mary Bayard Morgan Wootten, photographer and artist, was born in New Bern, the daughter of Mary Devereux Clarke and Rufus Morgan. Her maternal grandmother was Mary Bayard Devereux Clarke, author and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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