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Charles Burchfield

 (1893 - 1967)
Charles Ephraim Burchfield was active/lived in New York, Ohio.  Charles Burchfield is known for landscape-structure and modernist botanic painting.

Charles Burchfield

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 feelings." (55)

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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About  Charles Burchfield

Born:  1893 - Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio
Died:   1967 - Buffalo, New York
Known for:  landscape-structure and modernist botanic painting