Most living artists post a Resume or CV (Curriculum Vitae) online.
It contains invaluable information such as:
** You could spend weeks in the other resources on this page trying to piece together what is readily chronicled in a resume!! **
Use the resume info to direct your next resource choice.
Got a Local?
Look into local museums and well-established galleries. Most museums and some galleries maintain "clipfiles" on artists they have featured - including newspaper clippings, interviews and the research documents they found to curate the work.
A best bet for 'scholarly' coverage of a living artist ...But be prepared to *order* and wait a few days for the articles.