Plastic Polygon, Abstract Forms II. Charles Green Shaw (1892-19i64) significant figure in American abstract art, Shaw enjoyed a varied career as a writer and illustrator, poet, modernist painter, and collector. As a founding member of the American Abstract Artists Shaw participated in the first annual exhibition. His article, A Word to the Objector, was included in the group's first publication.
Burgoyne Diller. As a director for the Public Works of Art Project (PWAP), painter, sculptor, and teacher, Burgoyne Diller was an advocate for struggling artists and a promoter of abstract art. Diller’s groundbreaking geometric art paved the way for future abstract artists, contributing to the development of non-objective art in the United States.