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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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