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Laurie Guy

                                                                                                                                                    

Career Research

Find two facts on your topic from the Student Resources Database and two facts from the Gale Biography Database. Include source citation information after each fact.


Copy facts word for word and put in quotation marks to show that it is not your wording.


Four Facts About Watercolor

The acronym stands for "American Watercolor Society." The organization has come a long way since its first meeting in New York City on December 5, 1866, with 11 artists who called themselves the American Society of Painters in Water Colors. The society's simply stated purpose was to ‘promote the art of watercolor painting in America.’

 

Davis, Holly. "Watermedia wellspring: the American Watercolor Society celebrates 150 years of promoting watercolor painting in America--and around the world." The Artist's Magazine, Nov. 2017, p. 45+. Student Resources in Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/A504179062/SUIC?u=plac67916&xid=d538af4d. Accessed 19 Mar. 2018.



You'll often find BBC Correspondent Andrew North in the midst of a war zone recording the chaos with a microphone in hand and reporter's notebook in his back pocket. But for the past 18 months North has added new tools to his reporting kit, a sketchpad and watercolors.


"How one reporter turns to watercolors to tell the story." PRI's The World, 21 Jan. 2014. Student Resources in Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/A360046615/SUIC?u=plac67916&xid=78ee0548. Accessed 19 Mar. 2018.



Winslow Homer

Homer was the greatest pictorial poet of outdoor life in nineteenth-century America. In his energy, his wide range, the pristine freshness of his vision, and his simple sensuous vitality, he expressed certain aspects of the American spirit as no preceding artist had.”


"Winslow Homer." Encyclopedia of World Biography, Gale, 1998. Biography in Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/K1631003102/BIC1?u=anaheim_plac&xid=893a76c6. Accessed 19 Mar. 2018.


Georgia Okeefe

“One of America's most important artists, and certainly its most renowned female artist, Georgia O'Keeffe was among the first generation of American modernists. She translated a love of nature and a feeling for form into some of the most advanced paintings and drawings of the twentieth century.”


"Georgia O'Keeffe." St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, Gale, 2013. Biography in Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/K2419200905/BIC1?u=anaheim_plac&xid=e3963b6e. Accessed 19 Mar. 2018.


Now create a Works Cited Page with your four sources.

Works Cited

Davis, Holly. "Watermedia wellspring: the American Watercolor Society celebrates 150 years of promoting watercolor painting in America--and around the world." The Artist's Magazine, Nov. 2017, p. 45+. Student Resources in Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/A504179062/SUIC?u=plac67916&xid=d538af4d. Accessed 19 Mar. 2018.

"Georgia O'Keeffe." St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, Gale, 2013. Biography in Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/K2419200905/BIC1?u=anaheim_plac&xid=e3963b6e. Accessed 19 Mar. 2018.

"How one reporter turns to watercolors to tell the story." PRI's The World, 21 Jan. 2014. Student Resources in Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/A360046615/SUIC?u=plac67916&xid=78ee0548. Accessed 19 Mar. 2018.

"Winslow Homer." Encyclopedia of World Biography, Gale, 1998. Biography in Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/K1631003102/BIC1?u=anaheim_plac&xid=893a76c6. Accessed 19 Mar. 2018.