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Oscar Howe Photo
Oscar Howe

Born: May 13, 1915, Joe Creek, SD
Died: October 7, 1983

**1960, named Artist Laureate of South Dakota.
**1966, awarded the Waite Phillips trophy for outstanding contributions to American Indian art from the Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
**1970 received the Golden Bear Award from the University of Oklahoma, Norman
**1973 first recipient of the South Dakota Governor's Award for Creative Achievement
**1971 appointed Lecturer to the Near East and South Asia by the United States Department of State. He presented programs during his tour in nine countries.
**Two exhibition spaces are dedicated to showing his work: the Oscar Howe Art Gallery at the Dakota Discovery Museum in Mitchell, and the Oscar Howe Gallery at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.
**From April 17, 2007 to February 17, 2008, an exhibit of Oscar Howe's work was on display at the South Dakota Art Museum in Brookings. Most of these works were done in casein paint. There were also works in graphite on paper and sculpture of stone and bronze on display.
**An elementary school in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is named after him.
**A yearly lecture is held in his honor at the University of South Dakota.
**The Oscar Howe Memorial Association at the University of South Dakota is named after him and is dedicated to promoting research and educational projects in Native American art. The Oscar Howe Memorial Association also sponsors the USD Summer Art Institute, the Oscar Howe Archive Project, the Oscar Howe Memorial Lecture and the Robert Penn Northern Plains Contemporary Indian Art Collection.


Claude Monet Photo
Claude Monet

Born: November 14, 1840, Rue Laffitte, Paris, France
Died: December 5, 1926, Giverny, France

Periods: Impressionism, Modern art

Famous Art Works:
**Impression, Sunrise
**Rouen Cathedral series
**London Parliament series
**Water Lilies


Grant Wood Photo
Grant Wood

Born: February 13, 1891, Anamosa, IA
Died: February 12, 1942, Iowa City, IA

Periods: Social realism, Modern art, Regionalism

Famous Works of Art:
**American Gothic (1930)
**Appraisal (1931)
**Arbor Day (1932)
**Arnold Comes of Age (1930)
**The Birthplace of Herbert Hoover, West Branch, Iowa (1931)
**Boy Milking Cow (1932)
**Daughters of Revolution (1932)
**Death on Ridge Road (1935)
**Dinner for Threshers (1934)
**Fall Plowing (1931)
**Haying (1939)
**Iowa Cornfield (1941)
**January (1940)
**The Little Chapel Chancelade (1926)
**The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (1931)
**Near Sundown (1933)
**New Road (1939)
**Parson Weems' Fable (1939)
**Plaid Sweater (1931)
**Portrait of Nan (1933)


Artist Powerpoints and Assessments

Claude Monet Art Assessment (ocx document)
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Claude Monet Powerpoint (ptx document)
File Size: 12550.35 kb

Grant Wood Powerpoint (ptx document)
File Size: 1010.29 kb

Grant Wood Powerpoint (ptx document)
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