Smithsonian American Art Museum

Black History Month began with the art of this lesser-known black icon.
The Surprise: "Perforating Press" What It Is: A Medieval hairbrush for prisoners? Not quite. This 1899 nail-studded paddle
Two exhibits of my work, Oil and Water and Re/Viewing the American Landscape are currently on view at Blue Water Fine Arts in Port Clyde, Maine. I've been spending summers painting in Maine for close to forty years and exhibiting there for over thirty.
"It's a body of work that, at first blush, might seem a little monotonous, but the more you look at it, the more you realize
As a Chicano, I love DC, but I do miss living in cities that are predominantly Latino, where art critics and aficionados alike are in closer proximity to the Latino experience and, by virtue, usually better informed, if only by osmosis.
EVERYDAY IS HALLOWEEN PICK 1. Paranormal Behavior: Stories About Hauntings, Clairvoyance and Alien Abductions at Town Boutique
Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.
TOP 5 FOR THE NEXT 5 DAYS 5. Jane's Addiction, Band Of Skulls At Modell Performing Arts Center At The Lyric The only D.C
Olek is in DC for the "40 Under 40: Craft Futures" exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. But true to her crocheted