Definition of artist
Examples of artist in a Sentence
the great artists of the Renaissance
a pitcher who is a strikeout artist
Recent Examples of artist from the Web
The company always includes professional guest artists at their dance performances.
In that sense, Black Forge was a clubhouse for artists.
Old guard threatened Among Wilson's biggest backers is Dean Mosher, an artist and historian who lost a hotly contested battle against Kant during the 2008 mayoral election.
The 2012 ruling in Willis’ favor was a landmark victory that established a precedent for other artists — such as Bob Dylan and former San Diegan Tom Waits — who at the time were already taking steps to regain control of their early work.
Use an artist's paintbrush and some acrylic paint from a craft store to apply a couple of dots of paint to blend the holes into the brick or mortar.
Museum supporters say that discord accompanying the firing may distract from efforts to support poor and working artists from the Latin diaspora and to raise the institution’s international stature.
The latter include a patriotic paper hats craft project, a balloon artist and face painter.
Henrico County resident and Nashville, Tenn., native Garmezy is one of seven Virginia glass artists participating in the 46th annual Glass Art Society conference at Norfolk’s Chrysler Museum of Art on June 1-3.
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First Known Use of artist
ARTIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of artist for English Language Learners
: a person who creates art : a person who is skilled at drawing, painting, etc.
: a skilled performer
: a person who is very good at something
ARTIST Defined for Kids
Definition of artist for Students
1 : a person skilled in one of the arts (as painting, music, or writing)
2 : a person who is very good at something
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