Artists (91)

Artists
A carpet weaver in Agra, India
by Freeman, Margery. A carpet weaver in Agra, India A carpet weaver in Agra, India, leans over the loom as he weaves. He is wearing a yellow striped shirt and he kneels on the part of the rug which has already been [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A potter at work near Jodhpur, India
by Freeman, Margery. A potter at work near Jodhpur, IndiaA potter near Jodhpur, India, is throwing a pot on the wheel. He is wearing a tan shirt with blue pants. He squats near the wheel near a bowl of slip -- clay [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A potter near Jodhpur, India, turning the wheel with a stick
by Freeman, Margery. A potter near Jodhpur, India, turning the wheel with a stickA potter near Jodhpur, India, turns the wheel by pushing it quickly with a wooden stick. He is wearing a tan shirt and blue pants. The [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A weaver near Jodhpur, India
by Freeman, Margery. A weaver near Jodhpur, IndiaA weaver near Jodhpur, India An older weaver from near Jodhpur, India, tightens the weft on a loom. The cloth that he is making is khaki with a red and green plaid [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
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   September 2, 1911 - March 12, 1988 Romare Bearden was born in Charlotte in 1911. [...] (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.)
Borne, Willis Gustavus "Billy"
by Dry, David. Borne, Willis Gustavus "Billy" by David Dry, copyright 2019. Published with permission. For personal educational use and not for further distribution. 22 July 1884-19 May 1944 Willis [...] (from The Way We Lived in North Carolina, NC Office of Archives and History and UNC Press.)
Brock, Ignatius Wadsworth
by Brown, Dick. Brock, Ignatius Wadsworth by Dick Brown, 1979; Revised March 2022 12 Nov. 1866–8 Nov. 1950 Ignatius Wadsworth Brock, photographer and painter, was born near Comfort in Jones County, the son [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Browne (Brown), William Garl, Jr.
by Little-Stokes, Ruth. 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.)
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