Art Rosenbaum

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Art Rosenbaum (born 1938) is an art professor emeritus at the University of Georgia, an artist, musician, and folklorist. He won a Grammy award in 2008 for Best Historical Album, for his music collection Art Of Field Recording Volume I: Fifty Years Of Traditional American Music Documented By Art Rosenbaum.[1][2]

Rosenbaum was born in upstate New York, and studied at Columbia University. The family moved around the United States during his childhood, his father being a member of the Army Medical Corps.[3]

He taught at the University of Georgia from 1976 to 2006, following which the Georgia Museum of Art held an exhibition of his drawings and paintings.[3] His other paintings include a mural in the Russell Special Collections Building on the UGA campus, featuring the faces of political figures from Georgia's history.[4]


  • The Art of the Mountain Banjo (Fant) May 29, 2015 by Art Rosenbaum
  • Art Rosenbaum's Old-Time Banjo Book October 2, 2014 by Art Rosenbaum
  • Folk Visions and Voices: Traditional November 1, 1983 by Art Rosenbaum
  • The Mary Lomax Ballad Book May 2, 2013 by Art Rosenbaum

Further reading[edit]

Weaving His Art on Golden Looms: Paintings and Drawings by Art Rosenbaum published October 1, 2006 by Georgia Museum of Art and William U. Eiland


  1. ^ "Art Rosenbaum | Artist". Retrieved 2018-03-18.
  2. ^ "Art Rosenbaum". Georgia Music. Retrieved 2018-03-18.
  3. ^ a b Fred C. Fussell (September 15, 2006). "Art Rosenbaum". Georgia Music. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries | Buildings & Locations | A–Z | University of Georgia". Retrieved 2018-03-18.