Faith Andrews Bedford

Author, biographer, curator, art historian.



Faith is the author of several fine-art biographies and a contributing essayist to several periodicals. Collections of her essays from national magazines have now been published in hardcover.

Art Historian

As a recognized art historian in 19th Century American Impressionism, Faith has curated art exhibits, lectured across the U.S. and consulted for major art auction houses.

Public Speaker

As a leading authority on Frank W. Benson, Faith has lectured extensively on the artist. Regarding her own work, she loves to lecture about human nature, family and the relationships that infuse her stories and essays.



Spring Migrations

It is March. From the window above my desk, I can see geese heading north making a graceful “V” against the pale spring sky.  Some ducks have stopped to rest.


Historic Benson Painting Fails to Find a Buyer at Auction

When Frank W. Benson returned from two years of study at the Academie Julian in Paris he  hung out his shingle and began painting portraits as quickly as he could. He'd.


Barefoot Summers

For years, the readers of Country Living have adored Faith Andrews Bedford's evocative stories, featured in her beloved bi-monthly column, "Kids in the Country." This enchanting collection invites everyone to.