Category: Art Education

Prince George’s County celebrates Black History Month

Prince George’s County celebrates Black History Month

Speaking at Prince George’s County’s annual Black History Month celebration last week, former Negro Baseball League player and Temple Hills resident Jimmy Bland fondly recalled the black families in segregated southern communities that housed...

Beverly A. Collins Visual Artist

Beverly A. Collins Visual Artist

Born and raised in Cincinnati, OH, I studied art at Wayne State University and the University of Cincinnati prior to moving to Los Angeles in 1978. Not having worked in the arts during the...

Peter Oluwadare Adeniyi – Brazilian Artist

Peter Oluwadare Adeniyi – Brazilian Artist

The Artist “Laid back Art ………… Laid back Life.” Called Darton X, Peter Oluwadare Adeniyi is internationally well known , not only in África but also in Europe. Born in June, 3rd 1968 in...

Blackstream – not mainstream art.

Blackstream – not mainstream art.

The term “blackstream” was used by Black artists in the 1900s who were denied admission to the art mainstream. More recently, fine art appraiser Edward S. Spriggs of Atlanta, Georgia brought the term “blackstream”...

Collecting African American Art

Collecting African American Art

Collecting African American Art Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, former Executive Director of the Studio Museum in Harlem, has stated “…to give an object a home.” (-) “At the most private and personal level, that...

Florida Highwaymen African American Artists

Florida Highwaymen African American Artists

In the early 1950’s through the 1980’s a group of twenty-six African-American artists known as the “Florida Highwaymen” used vivid and bright colors to display the beautiful untouched Florida landscape. The Florida Highwaymen painted...