Alex Grey was born in Columbus, Ohio on November 29, 1953, the middle child of a middle-class couple. His father was a graphic designer and encouraged his son's drawing ability. Young Alex would collect insects and dead animals from the suburban neighborhood and bury them in the back yard. The themes
Oskar Fischinger (1900-1967) embodied the modernist ideal of the maladaptive artist so well that a balanced evaluation of his work as filmmaker and painter depends on one’s ability to withhold automatic beatification based solely on his biography. Born and educated in Germany, exiled to Los Angeles
Born in New Orleans into a large and colorful extended family, Louise grew up in New Orleans; Belle Chasse, Louisiana; Oxford, England; and Clemson, South Carolina before moving to Chicago at age 14.
Influenced by the diverse places she experienced as a child, she remains intrigued by the phenomen
Bernard Williams was born in Chicago and grew up on the south side of the city. He received a BFA degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and an MFA from Northwestern University. In 1990, he began teaching at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Williams records in his pai