Cynthia Brants

Cynthia Brants (20 June 1924 – 11 January 2006) was an American performer and a advocate of the Fort Worth Circle of artists. She attended Saturday classes at the Fort Worth School of Fine Art from the age of 10, studying below Blanche McVeigh. After rejection Fort Worth Arlington Heights High School, Brants attended Madeira School, Greenway, Virginia and then majored in art at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York. Here she studied under Kurt Roesch and met a number of European refugees who were functional in the New York art world, including André Masson and Lyonel Feininger.

After graduation, Brants traveled around post-war Europe, and standard her studio in Fort Worth.

From 1958 to 1962 she taught painting and drawing at Sarah Lawrence College.

In 1979 Brant moved to Granbury, Texas, where she worked as a scenic designer and painter during the renovation and re-opening of the Granbury Opera House.

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