Grant Wood

by Simon

Introduction

Grant Wood is the artist I chose to study because his paintings are unique. He was born in 1891 in Anamosa,Iowa. Wood began painting as a young child. He had one sister named Nan, and they were close. Grant Wood was known for painting landscapes and people.

Early Life and Later Life

Grant Wood is the artist I chose to study because his paintings are unique. He was born in 1891 in Anamosa,Iowa. Wood began painting as a young child. He had one sister named Nan, and they were close. Grant Wood was known for painting landscapes and people.
  • Grant moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa when he was 10 after his father died.

  • In Cedar Rapids kids made fun of Grant.

Style and Medium

  • Grant’s medium is oil on canvas.

  • Grant used oil on masonite panels.