S: My Grant Wood Inspiration
BC: Work Cited Web. 25 Mar. 20.
FC: GRANT WOOD'S AMERICAN GOTHIC
1: Grant Wood was born in 1891 to Hattie Weaver and Francis Wood. In 1913 Grant and his family moved to Chicago where he went to take decorative arts and also joined the U.S Army.In the 1920's Wood earned some fame in his local community.
2: In 1930 he won a medal at the annual exhibition of the Art Institute of Chicago for his painting American Gothic. | He has 19 art exhibitions. He has over 20 art collections. In 1941 he was awarded honorary degrees from Northwestern University and Wesleyan University. He was appointed Full Professor of Fine Arts at UI. On February 12 1942 Grant Wood died of liver cancer.
3: I am a painter, an artist I wonder about things and why they exist I hear birds singing I see hills and valleys I want world peace I am a painter, an artist I pretend I'm in a perfect world I feel at home I touch the horses mane I worry that life will go by faster than I want it to I cry when I see people die I am a painter, an artist I understand that life comes once I say be artistic I dream about the artistic I try to be precise I hope that people in the future will be artistic I am a painter, an artist
4: I drew a self-portrait inspired by Grant Wood.s