Studio Notes: Life as a Teaching Artist

Art Out Loud: Working for Glassell on the Go I have the pleasure to be a part of MFAH’s pilot outreach program called Glassell on the Go. I am responsible for implementing a multidisciplinary curriculum the focuses on the MFAH’s collection. Over the course of my time at the MFAH I have had a chance…

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Creating Family Activities from TSU’s Citywide

Projects based off of the works of Kentra Gilbert and Lanre Buraimoh. Both Gilbert and Buraimoh use contemporary materials to bring into public discourse traditional African spiritual customs and art forms that have been transformed in the Diaspora. The first project by Kentra Gilbert explores geometry and color utilizing modern house painting techniques. Her work…

A Moment in time with Leamon Green, TSU Art Department

I have always been inspired by the lithograpgh prints created by African American illustrators. I was, in fact, initially drawn to Elizabeth Catlett, not because of her well known sculptures, but for her famous but lesser known illustration work “Sharecropper”. I have spoken in the past about my love for E. Catlett and how her…