OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former NBA player Desmond Mason has won a competition that will help him establish an art studio in Oklahoma City's MidTown district.
The competition organized by MidTown Renaissance had been designed to bring more retail outlet ...
Posted Thursday, September 30th 2010 at 2:11AM
Who's Who In Black Art has launched the official website for its annual publication featuring profiles of noteworthy African-Americans in the Visual Arts.
Founded by Daniel Moss an artist and President of HBCUconnect.com, the largest website targe ...
Posted Wednesday, September 29th 2010 at 12:56PM
International Call to Artists, Architects + Designers to - EXPLORE, DISCOVER and ACT through ART + DESIGN -
**submission receive deadline is September 25, 2010**
"Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes ...
Posted Wednesday, September 8th 2010 at 4:05PM
DEADLINE: Mon, September 13, 2010
Allied Artists of America - Call for Entries
Allied Artists of America 97th Annual National Exhibition: Nov. 12 - Nov.30, 2010 at the National Arts Club Galleries, NYC. Open to all artists; Oil, Watermedia, ...
Posted Thursday, May 20th 2010 at 4:34PM
Call for Submissions / Proposals
Call Type: Exhibitions
Deadline Type: fixed
Noble & Superior Projects is proud to announce our first open call for submissions. YOUNGER THAN JANIS is a celebration ...
Posted Thursday, May 20th 2010 at 4:25PM
Eastern Edge Gallery — 24hourartmarathon @ 11:29 am
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
24 Hour Art Marathon Festival (August 13-22, 2010)
Deadline for submissions Tuesday, June 15, 2010
We are looking for exciting, engaging contemporary artists! Consider this your invitation to the 2010 festival!
For ten years, Eastern Edge Gallery has organized an annual summer arts festival, the 24 Hour Art Marathon. The 24 Hour Art Marathon Festival celebrates all contemporary forms ...
Posted Thursday, May 20th 2010 at 4:12PM
Being the President of a major online web portal, we are constantly in the stream of trends in web-marketing and fortunately are positioned to share with our audience ways to grow their businesses with said information. Mitchell Harper of BigCommerce recently penned a piece on "Mashable" detailing ...
Posted Thursday, May 20th 2010 at 3:42PM
AHSHE…AND SO IT IS
Malcolm X coined the phrase “By Any Means Necessary,” which is the motto of Producer Toni Odom who will launch the Black Soap Opera Webisode Ahshe, on his birthday, May 19th.
"I wrote Ahshe, to speak to the black community that rarely is portrayed in mainstream media," ...
Posted Thursday, May 13th 2010 at 5:07PM
African American paintings are in high demand, we know that for sure. The mixture of the two cultures combined into one form of art is truly beautiful, but what are the artists really trying to portray? Moving from somewhere you know as your home and landing in a foreign country is hard enough. ...
Posted Saturday, November 7th 2009 at 12:04AM
When caring for wood and fine wood products they need moisture. Wood products may crack in the dry climates of your home or business. There are a number of African Art Figurines and mask which are created from wood. To decrease the chance of cracking, some use a quality wood polish.
Posted Friday, November 6th 2009 at 11:56PM
Christie's auctioned $65.6 million worth of Impressionist and modern art at its New York salesroom earlier tonight in a guarded sale that shows the U.S. art market is trying to recover – but it's moving at a snail's pace. The sale fell short of its pre-sale estimate of $68.6 million to $97.1 mi ...
Posted Wednesday, November 4th 2009 at 7:04PM
In a move that should please aspiring artists and designers in the Buckeye State, the Art Institute of Ohio in Cincinnati has been approved by the Ohio board of Regents and the Higher learning commission to confer Bachelor''s degrees to students in certain design programs at the college.
Posted Wednesday, November 4th 2009 at 6:35PM
urges to create tingle deep in my core,
tracing the warm coiled folds on the path of petal leading to infinity.
Painter, mixed media artist, scholar art administrator, and daughter of the Diaspora. Earning a dual BA in Art and Visual Culture an ...
Posted Thursday, October 29th 2009 at 2:33PM
From Casta Paintings to the combating Art of Postmodernity:
dialogues between the traditional and the works of Kara Walker
Throughout recorded history in the Americas, visual art has consistently depicted stereotypical imagery of Black women. For instance, commissioned by Spanish and Creol ...
Posted Thursday, October 29th 2009 at 2:28PM
Trumpeter Nicholas Payton doesn't know what he's going to play when he steps into the sanctuary of Grace Cathedral on Friday night, when his golden tones will echo through the great Gothic vaults.
"Whatever the mood dictates," says Payton, an elegantly soulful musician from New Orleans, wh ...
Posted Thursday, October 29th 2009 at 2:02PM
Frank Leon Roberts is a Ford Fellow and former Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University (Spring 2009). He is one of 35 doctoral candidates in the United States to be a recipient of the 2009 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Award, the natio ...
Posted Thursday, October 15th 2009 at 11:43PM
"PAFA is proud to present the first career retrospective of Barkley L. Hendricks, a Philadelphia native and PAFA alumnus. Hendricks has received acclaim for his life-sized portraits of people of color. Having come of age in the Civil Rights era and the Black is Beautiful movement, Hendricks ...
Posted Thursday, October 15th 2009 at 11:33PM
Elizabeth Alexander has published five books of poems: The Venus Hottentot (1990), Body of Life (1996), Antebellum Dream Book (2001), American Sublime (2005), which was one of three finalists for the Pulitzer Prize and was one of the American Library Association’s “Notable Books of the Year;” a ...
Posted Thursday, October 15th 2009 at 11:22PM
New York—The image that graces the cover of the auction catalogue for Swann Galleries’ sale of African-American Fine Art on Thursday, October 8 is John Biggers’s powerful 1987 oil and acrylic painting titled Shotguns. The Biggers painting—probably the artist’s best known work—is one of 116 pain ...
Posted Friday, October 2nd 2009 at 4:42PM
Born in Brooklyn, New York of Trinidadian parents. Talita grew up immersed in the culture of the West Indies. Long has been an art specialist in Los Angeles and at various institutes of higher learning for many years. She studied with the great print-maker, Maurice Lasansky, where she earned ov ...
Posted Friday, October 2nd 2009 at 4:28PM
Kristen Hayes is an artist and art teacher in Washington DC. Measurable Advancement had the opportunity to interview Ms. Hayes and gain further insight into her passion for art education, how it could be better utilized and much more. So put on your thinking caps, because after this interview ...
Posted Friday, October 2nd 2009 at 4:20PM
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- An estimated $27 million worth of art, including works by Jackson Pollock, Vincent Van Gogh and Rembrandt, were stolen from a Pebble Beach home on Friday.
The artwork was taken from the home that the owners of the collection, A. Benjamin Amadio and Dr. Ralph Kennaugh, ...
Posted Tuesday, September 29th 2009 at 4:29PM
The goals of the New Negro Movement that became known as the Harlem Renaissance were to create a public platform to showcase African American contributions to art and literature in opposition to the racist stereotypes that prevailed at the time. How were African American writers, poets, musicia ...
Posted Monday, September 28th 2009 at 11:11PM
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 28, 2009 — Get out your crayons and finger paints! Sweet Pea Gallery, a Tampa-based ceiling fan company that specializes in fans for kids’ rooms, is searching for contestants to design artwork for their newest line of ceiling fans which will be sold in stores nationwide.
Posted Monday, September 28th 2009 at 10:55PM
The recession is (possibly) over (perhaps), but if you’ve been looking for ways to goose the next consumer spending report, we suggest a trip this weekend to the Plaza Art Fair.
It’s one of Kansas City’s biggest annual events, of course, and a terrific opportunity to ogle lots of interesting ...
Posted Thursday, September 24th 2009 at 8:22PM