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List of Famous Art Teachers

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List of famous art teachers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top art teachers in the world? This includes the most prominent art teachers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable art teachers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic art teachers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned art teachers.

This list features William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Kathryn E. Sheldon and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known art teachers to the lesser known art teachers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the art teacher field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous art teachers ever?" and "What are the names of famous art teachers?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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    Jacquelyn Lee was the mother of Joie Lee.
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    Bruno Schulz (July 12, 1892 – November 19, 1942) was a Polish Jewish writer, fine artist, literary critic and art teacher. He is regarded as one of the great Polish-language prose stylists of the 20th century. In 1938, he was awarded the Polish Academy of Literature's prestigious Golden Laurel award. Several of Schulz's works were lost in the Holocaust, including short stories from the early 1940s and his final, unfinished novel The Messiah. Schulz was shot and killed by a German Nazi in 1942 while walking back home toward Drohobycz Ghetto with a loaf of bread.  ...more
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    William-Adolphe Bouguereau

    William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French pronunciation: ​[wiljam.adɔlf buɡ(ə)ʁo]; 30 November 1825 – 19 August 1905) was a French academic painter. In his realistic genre paintings he used mythological themes, making modern interpretations of classical subjects, with an emphasis on the female human body. During his life he enjoyed significant popularity in France and the United States, was given numerous official honors, and received top prices for his work. As the quintessential salon painter of his generation, he was reviled by the Impressionist avant-garde. By the early twentieth century, Bouguereau and his art fell out of favor with the public, due in part to changing tastes. In the 1980s, a  ...more
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