Collection: A Treasure of African Americana
museum is unlike any museum experience anywhere
in the world, because every artifact on display
was designed and used by African Americans.
African American Expressions
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American Museum of Philadelphia
first institution built by a major United States
city to house and interpret the life and artistic
contributions of African Americans.
in Charlotte, the Center exists to present,
preserve and promote African American art, culture
and history for the education and enlightenment
work of Guichard, a black artist, was published
in African Art: The Diaspora and Beyond
The Daniel Texidor Parker Collection by
Daniel Texidor Parker, 2004.
This popular female artist uses acrylic paint
to create interesting images of African Americans
in their daily life habits. She began her professional
career as an artist at the age of 40, and has
become an international sensation.
has been creatively influenced by the city's
culinary and musical atmosphere and the years
following the Civil Rights Movement.
artwork has been shown at exhibitions such as
the African American Art Museum in Philadelphia.
Bontemps African American Museum and Cultural
mission is to further knowledge of the legacy
of Bontemps and to promote awareness of African
American history and culture through programs
in the humanities and arts.
gallery, established in 1999, provides a venue
for exhibiting contemporary fine art by new
and emerging Artists of African descent.
of African American Museums (AAAM)
This association is a non-profit member
organization established to support African
and African American focused museums - nationally
and internationally. It is the premier organization
that represents such art museums, and others.
This site features a large selection of limited
edition and open edition prints and posters
by popular African American, African and Caribbean
History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia
museum's goal is to become a statewide resource
on the many facets of Black history through
exhibitions, discussions and celebrations.
Based in Atlanta, this company's goal is to
be the number one supplier of african-american
art, gifts and collectibles in the Southeast.
They donate 5% of all profits to a deserving
charity within the community.
born in Nigeria, expresses his art through a
variety of media including oil, watercolor and
acrylic on cold-pressed paper, canvas, burlap,
wood and pottery.
African American Museum
museum's mission is to research, collect, preserve
and interpret for public enrichment, the history,
art and culture of African Americans.
messages that Coleman's works relay are global
as he strongly believe that his spiritual beliefs
are global and has the power to transcend cultural,
ethnic and national barriers.
H Wright Museum of African American History
museum provides learning opportunities, exhibitions,
programs and events based on outstanding collections
and research that explore the diverse history
and culture of African Americans.
Palmer has his artwork displayed at art galleries
all over the United States and has received
multiple awards and commissions.
African American Museum
museum is a source of curricula, historical
references, creative works and media about the
African American experience.
The interest of Cephas, a quilter,
was ignited when she became a member of the
Nubian Heritage Quilters Guild of New Jersey
and her hobby developed into a small business,
C. C. Quilts.
has established himself as one of the premier
painters of African American Golf Art and Negro
League Baseball images.
artwork of vibrant hues has been shown at exhibitions
all over the country. He work was even commissioned
by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
and raised in Rio de Janeiro, this Black artist
has developed a distinctive style that contains
abstract, Brazilian and African elements, laced
with rich and vibrant color.
Black artist feels her work is a "reflection
of deep spirituality, her identity as a black
woman and her love of color." Her work
is very popular, and highly-respected in the
art work of Gale Fulton-Ross can be seen at
the American Museum of African American Artists
in Boston and the California Museum of African
American Art - among other places.
a former runningback for the New York Jets and
the Washington Redskins, has created artwork
that has been exhibited all over the United
style is inspired by the trials and triumphs
of Martin Luther King Jr., Malcom X, and Muhammed
Ali, and documents history through a unique
An annual program produced by the Cotton Club
Museum and Cultural Center in Gainesville, Florida.
The program runs an annual competition for Black
artists from all around the world. The event
celebrates African cultural heritage with fine,
and folk arts.
2004. Jose was the recipient of the African
American Visual Artist Master Artist Award for
the Tri-State Area.
in Kenya, this well-known African artist has
earned many awards and has her artwork shown
in numerous exhibitions in the United States.
uses ceramic sculpture as her art platform and
has her sculptures have been exhibited at New
York's prestigious National Black Fine Art Show
and International Art Expo.
more than fifty years, Lois Mailou Jones has
enjoyed a consistently successful career as
a painter, teacher, book illustrator, and textile
designer until her death in 1998.
teaches two-dimensional design and painting
at Moore College of Art and Design, the nation's
first and only women's college devoted to the
of African American History
England's largest museum dedicated to preserving,
conserving and interpreting the contributions
of African Americans. Much of the preservation
is done through art.
National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center
mission of the Center is to educate the public
about African American history and culture from
the African origins to the present by collecting,
preserving, and interpreting material evidence
of the Black experience. More than 100 contemporary
art quilts are featured in this touring exhibition.
Museum of African Art
nationally-recognized museum fosters the discovery
and appreciation of the visual arts of Africa.
It features art from various countries - including
Kenya, Somalia, and South Africa.
is touted as a celebrity photographer due to
his unique ability to capture a backstage perspective
through his lens – often of the moments
not captured by those documenting the music
primarily uses collage and acrylic paints, and
he was published in Daniel Texidor Parker's
book "African Art: The Diaspora and Beyond."
work can be identified by themes, which infuse
some element of the African American experience:
landscapes, contemporary women, and works which
allow Watson to form a dialogue with his ancestors.
museum's mission is to educate people about
African American art, history and culture and
to promote harmony among all races.
Launched in 1997, this company sells African
American art and works to develop and promote
new and original art work by a rich and diverse
group of young artists.