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Famous Artists from United States

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List of the most popular artists from United States, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous American artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable American artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

Artists include everyone from Pietro Pezzati to Linda McCartney.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from United States?" and "Who are the most well-known American artists?"

For further information on these historic American artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated American artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
Aberjhani is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Artists from United States
The Winged Heart of Valentine's Brilliant Desires, Bright Skylark Literary Productions
American-born multi-genre author Aberjhani (born July 8, 1957, in Savannah, Georgia) is a historian, columnist, novelist, poet, artist, and editor. Although well known for his blog articles on ...more
Katey Sagal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Artists from United States
Catherine Louise Sagal (born January 19, 1954) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is known for playing Peggy Bundy on Married... with Children, Leela on Futurama, and Cate ...more
Linda McCartney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Artists from United States
Wings at the Speed of Sound
Linda Louise McCartney, Lady McCartney (née Eastman; formerly See; September 24, 1941 – April 17, 1998) was an American musician, photographer, animal rights activist and entrepreneur. ...more
Erwin Panofsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Artists from United States
Erwin Panofsky (March 30, 1892 in Hannover – March 14, 1968 in Princeton, New Jersey) was a German-Jewish art historian, whose academic career was pursued mostly in the U.S. after the rise of ...more
R. Luke DuBois is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Artists from United States
Roger Luke DuBois (born September 10, 1975, Morristown, New Jersey, United States) is an American composer, performer, conceptual new media artist, programmer, record producer and pedagogue ...more
Dame Darcy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Artists from United States
Darcy Megan Stanger (born June 19, 1971, in Caldwell, Idaho), better known by the pen name Dame Darcy is an alternative cartoonist, fine artist, musician, cabaret performer, and ...more
Mathieu Bauer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Artists from United States
Mathieu Bauer
Matthew Bauer is an American painter, sculptor and musician. He has released music under the alias of Mathieu Bauer but as of 2015 has returned to the use of his real name. His album 'Night ...more
Jim Copp & Ed Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Artists from United States
Jim Copp & Ed Brown
Jim Copp and Ed Brown recorded and released nine albums of stories and songs for children between 1958 and 1971. Andrew James "Jim" Copp III (December 3, 1913 – April 7, 1999) wrote ...more
Pietro Pezzati is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Artists from United States
Pietro Pezzati
Jon Schueler chronology is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Artists from United States
Jon Schueler chronology