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Power is Intoxicating

When I was in art school I wanted to write and illustrate children’s books, until I realized I couldn’t draw my way out of a paper bag. 147 more words


Artist a Day Challenge No. 26: Mickalene Thomas

Mickalene Thomas has a unique style that is nothing short of bodacious. Her colorful, glitter infused portraiture work is commands your attention and invites you delve into a deeper understanding of the person that is being portrayed.   275 more words


Merida Artist Studio Tour

I never tire of listening to artists speak passionately about their art. Apparently neither did over 240 attendees who braved a warm Merida afternoon to visit 23 amazing artists in their studios on the 2015 Merida Artist Studio Tour. 325 more words


Artist a Day Challenge No. 20: Kehinde Wiley

Los Angeles born artist Kehinde Wiley has developed his career in New York as a portrait artist whose work is being celebrated in an exhibition that recently opened at the Brooklyn Museum.   184 more words


Artist a Day Challenge No. 15: Samella Sanders Lewis

Artist and historian Samella Sanders Lewis does not shy away from confrontation.  As a child she found her voice through artistic expression and she was staunchly protective of her voice, fighting any force that tried to intimidate her into silence. 306 more words


Artist a Day Challenge No. 12: Naomi Sims

I don’t know how it is possible, but each picture I see of Naomi Sims is simply flawless.

Designer Zac Posen posted some pictures of Naomi Sims today on… 136 more words