Brants, Cynthia

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Brants, Cynthia Gender: F
Cynthia Helen Brants
born on 20 June 1924 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Fort Worth, Texas, 32n44, 97w19
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 28°56' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 15°41 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 02°12'


American artist and a member of the Fort Worth Circle of artists, who travelled around post-war Europe, and later established her painting studio in Fort Worth.

She attended Saturday classes at the Fort Worth School of Fine Art from the age of 10, studying under Blanche McVeigh. After leaving 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 working in the New York art world, including André Masson and Lyonel Feininger.

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.

She died on 11 January 2006, aged 81, in Fort Worth.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Helfensteller, Veronica (born 7 February 1910). Notes: Members of the Fort Worth Circle
  • associate relationship with Utter, Bror (born 26 August 1913). Notes: Members of the Fort Worth Circle


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 81)
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Scenic designer)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Painting and drawing)