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“I have always been an artist. I have always been a creative soul… A lover of all things creative.” – Tamara Madden, 2011
Some of the best works of art have been produced during high adversity and turmoil. For centuries, artists have been able to showcase their creative abilities despite what personal matters may surround them.… read more.
On March 10, my friends and I spent our Friday night attending the opening of an exhibit entitled VIVID, at the Gallery CA in Baltimore. I had seen the flier on Instagram about the opening a week or two prior and it described the exhibit as “a trans femme & queer led group exhibition that weaves art & data to (re)tell the stories told about us, our own vivid science.”… read more.
On the anniversary of the death of Alma Thomas – and to continue honoring Black female artists during Black History Month – today we’re celebrating the beautiful life of this highly influential painter.
Alma Thomas was known for her vivid colors and expressive shapes that represented the beauty of nature.… read more.
During Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the many incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Our next artist is the wonderful Kellie Miller!
Kellie Miller is a British visual artist, specializing in painting and ceramics. Deciding at the age of fifteen that she wanted to pursue a creative career, Kellie attended Camberwell School of Art for undergraduate school, then got a BA from Brighton University and an MA in Arts Criticism from City University. … read more.
The way VAN GOGH – The Immersive Experience (which is currently touring across the United States) uses technology to present the extraordinary work of 19th Century painter Vincent van Gogh is truly awe-inspiring. That said, however, I am deeply troubled by how little acknowledgement is given to the work of the woman who labored tirelessly to ensure that history would remember him.… read more.
On this day five years ago, Lubaina Himid won the Turner Prize, so today we’re celebrating this prolific artist and curator.
Lubaina is a British painter who was among the first artists of the UK’s Black Arts Movement of the 1980s. Lubaina’s work centers around reclaiming narratives and uncovering histories which have been silenced over time, exploring in particular themes of radical feminism and anti-colonialism.… read more.