The Artist Birthday Series

Mary Fuller

Mary Fuller: actress, writer Mary Fuller (October 5, 1888 – December 9, 1973) was an American stage and silent film actress, and screenwriter. Mary Claire Fuller was one of four daughters born in Washington, D.C., to Nora (nee Swing) and attorney, entrepreneur, and real estate developer Miles Fuller. Mary spent her childhood in a forward-thinking upper-middle… Read More Mary Fuller

The Artist Birthday Series

Constantino Brumidi

Today’s Artist Birthday: Constantino Brumidi Constantino Brumidi (July 26, 1805 – February 19, 1880) was a Greek-Italian-American historical painter, best known and honored for his fresco work in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Brumidi was born in Rome, Italy, to his Italian mother and his Greek father, who had emigrated from Filiatra in the province… Read More Constantino Brumidi

The Artist Birthday Series

Hilda Wilkinson Brown

Today’s Artist Birthday: Hilda Wilkinson Brown Hilda Wilkinson Brown (July 23, 1894 – July 13, 1981) was a painter and educator from Washington, DC. She was also one of the first African American female painters to achieve popular success. Mrs. Brown, who was born in Washington, graduated from the old M Street High School. She graduated from… Read More Hilda Wilkinson Brown