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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.

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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}
  • John Thomas Biggers (April 13, 1924 – January 25, 2001) was an African-American muralist who came to prominence after the Harlem Renaissance and toward the end of World War II. Biggers has worked on creating works critical of racial and economic injustice. He served as the founding chairman of the art department at Houston's Texas State University for Negroes (now Texas Southern University).  ...more
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  • José Ruiz y Blasco (1838– May 3, 1913) was a Spanish painter, an art teacher, and the father of artist Pablo Picasso (1881–1973).He was born in Málaga, Spain where he became a teacher of drawing at the Escuela Provincial de Bellas Artes. He specialized in still lifes, landscapes, and images of doves and pigeons. He gave his son his first art lessons in 1888. In 1891 Ruiz y Blasco moved to La Coruña and taught at the Escuela de Bellas Artes, and Pablo attended his ornamental drawing classes. In 1895 he moved to Barcelona and taught at the Escuela de Bellas Artes ("La Lonja").Ruiz y Blasco died in Barcelona in 1913 at the age of 75.  ...more
  • Judy Taylor