The Artist Birthday Series

Florence Foster Jenkins

Today’s Artist Birthday: Florence Foster Jenkins Florence Foster Jenkins (July 19, 1868 โ€“ November 26, 1944) was an American socialite and amateur operatic soprano who was known and ridiculed for her lack of rhythm, pitch, and tone, her aberrant pronunciation, and her generally poor singing ability. Nascina Florence Foster was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, the… Read More Florence Foster Jenkins

The Artist Birthday Series

Helen Hardin

Today’s Artist Birthday: Helen Hardin Helen Hardin (May 28, 1943 โ€“ June 9, 1984) (also known as Tsa-sah-wee-eh, which means “Little Standing Spruce”) was an American painter. Creating art was a means of spiritual expression that developed from her Roman Catholic upbringing and Native American heritage. She created contemporary works of art with geometric patterns… Read More Helen Hardin