December 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Black art @ Art Basel Weekend?

Where was the black art @ Art Basel

Apparently people weren't looking.  Read my article & my response to such nonsense  .

Added by Trina Slade-Burks on December 22, 2012 at 7:41pm — No Comments

Philadelphia Mural Celebrating Influential African-American Artist Mysteriously Erased


A mural honoring one of Philadelphia’s most significant African-American artists was painted over, and it’s not clear who destroyed the piece of public art. The 2001 mural, painted by Eric Okdeh and Cavin Jones on a building at 2442 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, is called “A Tribute to Dox Thrash.”…


Added by Do YOU Basel™ on December 21, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

The passing of a great artist - Ellsworth Ausby

Ellsworth Ausby, died last year March 6, 2011,   he was a painter, a Professor, a family man and a friend.  He was a Professor of Art at the School of Visual Arts for over 30 years.  He help a lot of students from different cultures.  He also traveled in Africa, exhibited at the National Museums in Lagos, and museums in the United States.  His memorial, in Brooklyn, was attended by artists, friends and family.  Ellsworth Ausby  also taught painting for The Visual Arts Center, in Summit New…


Added by Jamillah Jennings on December 18, 2012 at 12:18pm — 2 Comments

FLOR500: Call to Florida Artists

FLOR500: Call to Florida Artists
As Florida turns 500 in 2013, across the State different groups will be presenting programs honoring this historic event. Our contribution is FLOR500, it’s a participatory art project where we combined art, history and nature. We have a statewide open-call to artists living in…

Added by Do YOU Basel™ on December 17, 2012 at 8:40am — No Comments


I refuse to hide any longer. To neglect the gift God has given me. If no one but myself enjoys what I do and create, That will be my reward!

I ask myself which area should I concentrate, drawing where I began at three, or painting no, no fiber arts or maybe illustration?  ALL OF THEM SHALL BE MY CANVAS!!!

Added by Viveca McDonald VJ on December 11, 2012 at 8:10pm — 1 Comment

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