Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 28

Cypress Trees by Arthello Beck, Jr.

2005 / Mosaic floor medallion / 20-foot diameter / Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX

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See also: February 28~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/28/february-28-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 27

The Artist Getting It All Down by Valerie Maynard

Date? / Woodcut on rice paper / 12”x9” / Various, private collections

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See also: February 27~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/27/february-27-african-american-visual-artists/

Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson Residency for African American Artists

Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson (February 18, 1940-May 22, 2015)~ http://aminahsworld.org/meet/

The Greater Columbus Arts Council, in partnership with the Columbus Museum of Art, offers a 90-day artist residency for a U.S.-based professional African American visual artist. The 2020 residency will include a $2,500 unrestricted cash award, a $5,500 stipend and the honor of staying and working in the Robinson home/studio in Columbus, OH.
For full details go to https://www.gcac.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Aminah-Residency-Guidelines2.pdf

https://www.artistcommunities.org/residencies/aminah-brenda-lynn-robinson-residency-african-american-artists

Application deadline: March 09 at 5:00 pm
Application Ongoing: No
Housing: Private housing (individual apartment/cabin/house)
Meals: No meals/food provided
Computer/internet access: Wireless Internet
Accessibility: no
$15 Application Fee

https://www.gcac.org/grants-services/individual-artist-fellowships/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 26

Radiation Explorations 8 by Mildred Thompson

1994 / Oil on canvas / 87 1/2”x110 1/8” / ©The Mildred Thompson Estate/Galerie Lelong & Co, NY

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See also: February 26~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/26/11289/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 25

Arachne by Richard Hunt

1956 / Welded Steel / 30”x24 1/2”x28 1/4” / MoMA, NYC

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See also: February 25~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/25/february-25-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 24

Evolution of Swing by Raymond Steth

1939 / Lithograph / 12 11/16”x16 3/4” / Various including Free Library of Philadelphia, PA

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See also: February 24~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/24/february-24-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 23

Art Is…(Troupe with Mlle Bourgeoise Noire) by Lorraine O’Grady

1983/2009 / Chromogenic print / 16”x20” / Various collections
including Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

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How Lorraine O’Grady Transformed Harlem Into a Living Artwork in the ’80s—and Why It Couldn’t Be Done Today
https://www.artspace.com/magazine/interviews_features/in_focus/lorraine-ogrady-on-the-making-of-her-1980s-parade-performance-harlem-52996

See also: February 23~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/23/february-23-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 22

Revolutionary (Angela Davis) by Wadsworth A. Jarrell

1971 / Acrylic and mixed media on canvas / 64”x51” / Brooklyn Museum, NYC

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See also: February 22~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/22/february-22-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 21

Rooftop by Hughie Lee-Smith

1961 / Oil on linen canvas / 24”x18” / The Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, SC

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See also: February 21~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/21/february-21-african-american-visual-artists/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 20

Window by Ernest Crichlow

1987 / Oil on canvas / Dimensions? / Private collection of Myrna Colley-Lee

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See also: February 20~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/20/february-20-african-american-visual-artists/