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Visions of Our 44th President

Najjar Abdul Musawwir, Associate…


Added by NAJJAR Abdul-Musawwir on September 28, 2012 at 6:40am — No Comments

Precious Fragments

In life things often get broken. We generally discard them when that happens but sometimes there are pieces worth saving. Worthy of a little time and energy to make something beautiful of them.

Polychromed Pit…


Added by David Anthony Geary on September 19, 2012 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Free Computer Programs for Artist

Free Photo Software

PhotoPlus SE is the free version of Serif's established image editor available for Windows users. For many years, Serif has offered free versions of their software to attract users, but users should note that with PhotoPlus SE, some features and tools are disabled. This is the best of the free photo software available. The export optimizer allows you to adjust size, see…


Added by Caron Bowman on September 18, 2012 at 2:25pm — No Comments

National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15)


Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain…


Added by Caron Bowman on September 17, 2012 at 8:56pm — No Comments

The Celebrity Art Series I to showcase works from renowned artists, sports, music, and entertainment celebrities during Art Basel Week 2012

The Celebrity Art Series I showcases original artwork from sports, music, and entertainment celebrities and renowned artists. In its inaugural year, and through their generosity, fifty (50) artist donate their artistic talent by creating an 8x10 original work of art for an exhibition that culminates with an Artist Reception & Silent Auction Gala. The proceeds benefits…


Added by Black Art In America on September 17, 2012 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

BAIA BEST OF: An African American Art Manifesto Posted by P. Muzi Branch

An African American Art Manifesto

By Philip Muzi Branch

(This is the unedited version of the article published in

IMAGES magazine, Fall Issue 2005)

Manifesto In Art - a public declaration or exposition in print of the theories…


Added by Black Art In America on September 9, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Saint Louis Art Museum Romare Bearden Graduate Minority Museum Fellowship

The Fellowship, named for African American artist Romare Bearden, was established with a gift from donors to The Saint Louis Art Museum. Since the program's inception, Bearden Fellows have spent their year at the The Saint Louis Art Museum teaching, doing research, delivering talks, and writing gallery materials. Several Fellows curated exhibitions and assisted…


Added by Najee Dorsey on September 13, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Hi Everyone, my name is Annette P.Jimerson and I'm new to your site

I'm a Traditional Artist, and have been painting and drawing all of my life, have sold, paintings through Art Galleries, shows, consignments etc, and have had paintings stolen.

but I keep on painting through it all.

I'm listed in the New "Who's Who in America" 2013, 67th Edition.

also, I will be featured in a special edition magazine sponsored by "Dick Blick" Art Supplies called

"75 Artist of All Time", which will be released Oct 9th,2012. in stores and online…


Added by Annette Princess Jimerson on September 13, 2012 at 2:17am — No Comments

BAIA BEST OF: Self-taught versus education Posted by Karien Zachery

Hello everyone,

My name is Karien Zachery and I'm a self-taught multi-medium artist living in Gardena, CA. One thing I've encountered in the world of professional art is: the difference between the way natural artists are treated versus educated artists. We constantly hear that art..like beauty...is subjective and really can't be taught or judged. Yet our society is overflowing with beauty contests and cosmetic comparisons. In the same way, there is an established…


Added by Black Art In America on September 9, 2012 at 1:33pm — 2 Comments

BAIA BEST OF: As a gallery owner, I am interested in how others are keeping the doors open. Posted by Christine McCray Bethea

While I am always happy to rep for emerging artists, I have issues with maintaining a good, diverse art base. I started with mostly Afican-Amereican themes, but felt the need to expand my base to include all kinds of art. Can a black-only art gallery survive in this…


Added by Black Art In America on September 9, 2012 at 1:31pm — 1 Comment

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