Happy Birthday Wilson Irvine (1869-1936)

There have been so many amazing artists in the United States and Wilson Henry Irvine, born on February 28, 1869, was one of them. So today we’re going to break out some cake and candles and celebrate his birthday.

Chicago born, and academically trained at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1895-1903, Irvine’s love of nature drove his artistic passions. Continue reading

Happy Birthday Andrew Wyeth!

Today would have been Andrew Wyeth’s 95th birthday. The Brandywine River Museum is celebrating by offering free admission all day today in honor of the event. We’ll toast to the inestimable Mr. Wyeth by eating a big slice of cake and reflecting on our lovely Wyeth watercolor of the old Campbell Farm in North Waldoboro, Maine.

Happy birthday Andrew Wyeth

Hayloft by Andrew Wyeth