Born in Augusta, Georgia in 1887, painter, printmaker, illustrator and sculptor, Hendrik Glintenkamp studied under Robert Henri. For some time he also shared a studio with Stuart Davis. In 1913 he exhibited at the Armory Show. From 1913 to 1917 he was a regular contributor of political cartoons and illustrations to the Radical publication, “The Masses” with George Bellows, John Sloan and Stuart Davis. He traveled to England and also to Mexico where he associated with John Dos Passos and Diego Rivera and was active in the Leftist movement. When he returned to New York, he completed work for the Work Projects Administration.