(1893 - 1967)
Charles Ephraim Burchfield was active/lived in New York, Ohio. Charles Burchfield is known for landscape-structure and modernist botanic painting.
Born in Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio, Charles Burchfield became known as a
town-landscape painter of middle-western America, and his paintings
have had much influence on succeeding generations of artists. He
has also been described as a social critic, naturalist, and
transcendental visionary whose sensitivities infuse his artwork. Of his
impact on American art, Matthew Baigell wrote: "Few American artists
have ever responded with such passion to the landscape or have made it
such a compelling repository as well as mirror of their intimate
In addition to his painting, Burchfield was a
teacher at the Art Institute of Buffalo from 1949 to 1952 and at the
University of Buffalo from 1950 to 1952.
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