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Artist of the Month – Wayne Thiebaud

By 28 February 2022All School News

Our Artist of the Month for March 2022 is Wayne Thiebaud.

Born in the Arizona, USA in 1920, Thiebaud had a varied career and became a very successful artist in a number of fields.

He worked as an illustrator for an air corps newspaper during the war, a commercial artist in advertising and in the Disney animation department before becoming an art teacher and assistant professor at the University of California.

He used vibrant oil paints to create paintings of popular American foods and landscapes.