This is a list of surnames in which the categories include artists.
From the medieval Italian given name Buonarroto
meaning "good increase". This was the surname of the Renaissance painter and sculptor Michelangelo (1475-1564).
From a given name, itself a diminutive of names beginning with the Germanic element adal
meaning "noble". This was the surname of the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí (1904-1989).
From the name of a place in Renfrewshire, Scotland, derived from a diminutive of Gaelic poll
meaning "pool, pond, bog"
. A famous bearer was the American artist Jackson Pollock (1912-1956).