May 2013 Blog Posts (37)

"Moments In Time: The Artwork of Charles R. Crossley: Is Available.

Hi Art Lovers,

"Moments In Time: The Artwork of Charles R. Crossley, Sr. Book I/ 2000-2012"
is available for purchase through "My Book Store" so follow the link for a preview and to purchase your copy using PayPal.

 The book is $25.00 + Shipping of $3.50 to ship…


Added by Sálongo Lee/Sálongo's Art on May 31, 2013 at 9:10am — No Comments

Spike Lee's Advice to Aspiring Filmmakers

This is Spike Lee's advice to aspiring filmmakers:  It's Not Gonna Fall in Your Lap. 

Too many of our people are waiting for someone else to come along and solve our problems for us. …


Added by Zhana on May 29, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

(My Book Review)

Book Review: “The Solution For Black America: Reclaiming, Rebuilding, And Restoring The Urban Ghettos In America” Second Edition  by Rena C.

“What an awesome work the Lord did in this author, because he is a prolific first time writer to write such a outstanding book filled with an array of knowledge!  Emmanuel Barbee's book is proficiently titled, because he conveys and expresses in very powerful motivating…


Added by Emmanuel Barbee on May 28, 2013 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Conserving Traditional Works!

How passionate are you about conserving Traditional African Art?  Start a discussion on BAIA; we are curious about the interest. We have started this discussion in various groups to encourage the dialogue within our group and beyond.

In early 2012, a diverse group of…


Added by Pamela Elizabeth Johnson on May 27, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Any Given Day On Black Art In America™ We Touch The World

Najee Dorsey, Founder/CEO of Black Art In America

Yesterday May 26, 2013 was a very interesting day. In the morning I found myself in a chat…


Added by Najee Dorsey on May 27, 2013 at 11:19am — No Comments

Black Art, What Does My Color Have To Do With Creating Art?

It's 5 AM; a quiet time I find when thoughts and ideas become crystal clear in the mind and the imagination can soar and take wings.The night life have gone to their burrows and soon the morning birds will start their songs, it is a magical time and a good time to think, reflect and create. It is also when I catch up on emails and follow links to articles and images about life and art. It was…


Added by Sálongo Lee/Sálongo's Art on May 25, 2013 at 8:43pm — 2 Comments

I'm Mad At Adobe, But I'm Crossing Over

Hello Creative  PS Users,

In my previous post About How Adobe Screwed Us On Owning Photoshop, I was like many users reacting on the emotional level and I still feel like I've been betrayed.

But after a couple of weeks of reading various Blogs by Adobe's People Tech People, members of the Nat Assoc of PS Prof (NAPP), other well know and lesser known photo…


Added by Sálongo Lee/Sálongo's Art on May 25, 2013 at 3:54am — 1 Comment

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Added by Emmanuel Barbee on May 25, 2013 at 2:17am — No Comments

Portrait of An Artist as a Black Man

by …


Added by Frederick H. Lowe on May 24, 2013 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Art By The Book With Najee Dorsey

Black Art In America in partnership with the Book Look is working together to gain more exposure for artists of color. The Book Look is your online TV source for celebrating books, authors, celebrities and events relevant to the African American literary…


Added by Black Art In America on May 24, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Phoebe Beasley's Langston Hughes Portfolio Collection

Phoebe Beasley completed a collaboration with Dr. Maya Angelou in which she created several serigraphs from poems by Langston Hughes for a limited edition book. Dr. Angelou selected the poems and titled the masterful compilation, "Sunrise is Coming After While", and then wrote the forwards on Hughes and Beasley. Phoebe Beasley is an accomplished artist who's in many important collections including Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Maya Angelou and Samuel L. and LaTanya…


Added by Black Art In America on May 23, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

(New Urban Author and New Hood Visionary Mr. Emmanuel Barbee)

Wonderfully engaging, informative, and down to earth, the author Mr. Emmanuel Barbee recounts his life in the book “The Solution For Black America: Reclaiming, Rebuilding, And Restoring The Urban Ghettos In America” Second Edition is an auto-biography about his personal experience growing up in the inner city of Chicago ghettos.  He provides a road map  about how his organization will end gun violence, poverty, and structural inequality in Urban America.  He wrote…


Added by Emmanuel Barbee on May 23, 2013 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Death of the Black Owned, Independent, Bookstore

Posted on  by Troy Johnson…


Added by Black Art In America on May 23, 2013 at 10:13am — No Comments

Vendor Opportunity at the 3rd annual Baltimore Urban Book Festival Sunday July 14, 2013


Vendors & Exhibitors

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Are you an artist, author or publisher who wants exposure for…


Added by Black Art In America on May 22, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Importance of Integrating Art within Architecture

For a number of years I’ve been working with architectural practices heavily involved in the delivery of public buildings. Equally, I’ve worked alongside visual artists working on community projects. Although I’ve witnessed a few collaborations between the professions, I do wonder why there hasn’t been more importance placed on developing such partnerships, particularly in designing schools and hospitals. One obvious answer is the need to reduce building costs. Limiting or completely…


Added by David Emmanuel Noel on May 22, 2013 at 6:44am — 1 Comment

A Day in the Life of An Artist- David Emmanuel Noel Blog site

I welcome you in joining me as I blog and discuss the arts with others via this platform. Your communication and dialogue will always be appreciated!  Please visit for details

Added by David Emmanuel Noel on May 22, 2013 at 6:40am — No Comments


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Added by Nicho Ntema on May 20, 2013 at 6:26pm — No Comments

The Black Aesthetic -- Women and Men -- Support our Challenge



Hampton University Museum’s journal, the International Review of African American Art (IRAAA), is a semi-finalist for the Business Unusual National Challenge  sponsored by EMC Arts. 


Our Challenge project will support the art of seeing beauty in difference.   The “different” beauty that the project will encourage people to see is beauty that deviates…


Added by Nashid Madyun on May 20, 2013 at 9:34am — No Comments

Extended Crisis Mode: The Making of 'Price Point'

*This post was originally published by Felicia Holman (co-founder, Honey Pot Performance) on Collaboraction's blog for the 2013 Sketchbook performance festival in Chicago, IL. Here we get an inside look about the process and importance of making their latest work,"Price Point".*

    Let me begin with…


Added by Felicia Holman on May 18, 2013 at 2:32pm — No Comments

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