Black Art and My Art Collection

Happy Thursday! Today I'm sharing my favoring artist on Instagram. I love black art because it looks likes me.  I love African art because it represents my culture and history! Art imitates life and I am so happy to see a reflection of myself in black and African art.   I am starting with Eeni who is a fictional ...

Artist Files: Dennis Owusu-Ansah

Happy Friday to ya! I love the artwork of  New York-based Ghanaian artist Dennis Owusu-Ansah. I get so excited whenever I see his artwork on my Instagram timeline. Especially when the artwork involves kente cloth because I adore kente cloth. I am obsessed with it. Be sure to check out my kente cloth Pinterest board because it's lit! Anyways, ...

Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Exhibition

Happy Wednesday! About two weeks ago, I attended the opening night of the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Exhibition at the Anacostia Arts Center in DC. The exhibition is currently on display now through December 6. There is more info here. The opening night was the regional finals. I don't know who won because I was working. ...

Artist Files: Amberly Ellis

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Filmmaker Amberly Ellis A: Where are you currently based? Amberly Ellis: I am currently based in Washington DC. A: What is your educational background? Amberly Ellis: I received my bachelors in Communication from the University of Maryland, and I am currently completing my MFA in Film and Media Arts at American University. My areas of interest are in cultural ...

Artist Files: Chidinma Dureke

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Chidinma Dureke Self-Portrait, Oil on Canvas 2013 A: Where are you currently based? Chidinma: Oil painter and graphic artist based in Maryland, USA A native of Maryland born in Washington D.C., raised by parents of Nigerian descent. A: Who are your primary artistic influences? Chidinma: Currently, my top three artistic influences would have to be Frida Kahlo, Kehinde Wiley, ...

Artist Files: Sharee Miller

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I stumbled upon this artist today via Addicted 2 Etsy and I am so glad I did! Check our her lovely art below. "Let it Grow" "Natural and Tuff" "Brown Skin Girl" "Big Chop" "Afro Love" "Chunky twistout" "Curly Naturalista" "TTYL" My favorite is the first.  How about you? Leave me a comment and let me know. Check out Sharee's blog , store and Instagram page: @CoilyandCute Check ...