February 3, 1894 is the birthdate of American artist Norman Rockwell. Norman Perceval Rockwell was born in New York City. He was the second son of Jarvis Waring Rockwell, a Philadelphia textile firm manager, and Anne Mary Hill Rockwell. His brother, Jarvis Waring Rockwell, Jr., had been born 18 months before.
Norman’s artistic abilities were identified early in his life, and he enrolled in Chase Art School at the age of 14. After that, he went on to the National Academy of Design, and then later the Art Students League, both located in New York City. Read more….
Here are some free printable lessons resources on Norman Rockwell. In addition to the printable biography, the printable worksheets will provide some great hands-on options.