Pastel Flower

Inspired by the upcoming warm up I created a Georgia O'Keeffe flower with chalk pastels. It's always nice to spend time making art!

By |February 25th|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quilled Paper Heart for Valentine’s

Here is a creative and simple way to make a quilled paper heart for Valentine's Day. With Valentine's Day coming up, one of my favorite Valentine's Day cards I've ever made was this one. Paper quilling into the shape of a heart. Simple but beautiful. To do this, cut construction paper into 1/4" strips. Wrap [...]

By |February 4th|Creative, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dieter Rams: Design Principles

Dieter Rams, one of the world's most prolific product designers, is featured in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's exhibition "Dieter Rams: Principled Design" in the Collab Gallery in the Perelman Building and this past Saturday, Rams was the reciepent of the Collab 2018 Design Excellence Award. For those of you who don't know, Rams design [...]

By |November 20th|Design, museum, Uncategorized|0 Comments

DesignPhiladelphia 2018 Kickoff at Bok

DesignPhiladelphia is an annual gathering of thousands of local designers, architects and creatives that spotlight Philadelphia's place as a thriving design community. This years kickoff event was at the former Edward W. Bok Technical High School, which is now a multi use artist community in South Philadelphia called simply, Bok. A few images from this [...]

By |October 8th|Design, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Modern Times Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

  Modern Times at the Philadelphia Museum of Art I had a chance to view the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s newest exhibition “Modern Times: American Art 1910-1950” which is a nod to the many instrumental American artists of the modern art era.  The exhibition is designed with 7 themes in mind; Modern Life, [...]

By |April 30th|museum, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Teaching at University of the Arts-Spring 2018

I'm excited to announce a new course I'll be teaching this Spring at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.  This course is organized around the wide-ranging PMA exhibition that re-frames examples of American Modernism in the collection, with an emphasis on painting, sculpture, prints, drawings, and photographs. The exhibition features internationally acclaimed artists who are [...]

By |February 2nd|Teaching, Uncategorized|0 Comments

44 Influential African American Artists

Check out this great list of 44 influential African American artists.  Who else would you add?    

By |February 1st|List|0 Comments

Where it begins

My city, my inspiration.

By |April 2nd|Creative|0 Comments