Friedel Dzubas was born in Berlin in 1915. He left Germany in 1939, moving to Chicago, where he found work as an illustrator. By the late 40’s, he settled in New York City and became associated with some of the leading young painters of the time. Jackson Pollock was his close friend, and he shared a studio with Helen Frankenthaler.
Born in Missouri in 1890, Joseph Yoakum was of African-American and Cherokee descent. He started drawing imaginary landscapes late in life and was discovered and heavily promoted by members of Chicago’s art community in the late-1960s, while he was still alive.
Charmaine Haines is prominently established in the South African ceramics scene. Her work forms part of numerous art collections and has been selected to represent South Africa on International exhibitions.