Traditional Fine Arts Organization

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TFAO fosters education and nurturing understanding of American visual arts among diverse publics, with concentration on representational art.




About TFAO

Resource Library, a collection of articles and essays honoring the American experience through its art

Topics in American Art, covering over 200 topics, plus other Catalogues

National Calendar of Exhibitions, listing current, future and past art museum exhibits. Find the covered museums here: A-C D-G H-L M-Q R-S T-Z
Art History of Each State

America's Distinguished Artists, containing thousands of biographies of historic artists

Research Projects, Reports and Studies

Privacy Policy


How to find content on our site using search engines

Quick way: Enter your keywords in the Google search box then add the acronym TFAOI. --- Example: "Ashcan Artists TFAOI" --- Result: You will retrieve links to several of our pages mixed with those of other sites.

Thorough way: Go to the advanced search feature of these search engines: Google or Yahoo or StartPage. After entering the same keywords, enter as the domain name to be searched. --- Result: You will retrieve links to about 220 pages, all from our site. If you use as the domain name you will retrieve links to about 180 pages.


Links to sources of information outside of our website are provided only as referrals for your further consideration. Please use due diligence in judging the quality of information contained in these and all other web sites. Information from linked sources may be inaccurate or out of date. TFAO neither recommends or endorses these referenced organizations. Although TFAO includes links to other websites, it takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, nor exerts any editorial or other control over them. For more information on evaluating web pages see TFAO's General Resources section in Online Resources for Collectors and Students of Art History.

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