Happy 100th Birthday Betty G. Fishman! On this day, Fort Wayne artist Betty G. Fishman celebrates her centennial, and #fwmoa is celebrating her by looking at some of our favorite artworks of hers in our permanent collection:
When an artist decides to create, where do they start? Many begin with a sketch. Sculptors, who work in 3D, start with a maquette. Learn more about this preliminary step in this #arttermtuesday!
There's always a buzz around the #fwmoa when new art comes in, and this bronze sculpture by Clyde "Ross" Morgan is no exception. Now on view in the atrium, learn the true story of John Wesley Powell's exploration of the Grand Canyon:
A visual voice for the voiceless, Malaquias Montoya's prints instill cultural pride and call for social change, shedding light on multiple political and social issues. Learn more about him in this #treasuresfromthevault:
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! Get to know our FWMoA Teen Council through their favorite artworks, now on display! Sophia Zhang's work comes from the Indiana Artists Club exhibition, up through Saturday:
We got new art!! Paul Stankard's glass paperweights are #nowonview at #fwmoa. Learn more about his process in this #recentacquisition post:
At #fwmoa, staff are playing favorites and picking a work they love #nowonview. Let us introduce to you returning Teen Council member Jenna Jorgenson.
Lauren Wolfer, Associate Curator of Special Collections & Archives Jiha Moon, American, b. South Korea, 1973. Take Out. 3D color lithograph on paper, 2012. Loan from Jack H. Lemon. Image courtesy of FWMoA. Jiha Moon’s art blends Asian cultural influences and American pop culture, masking dark themes with humor using multimedia approaches. You can see …
Naomi Vanderleest, Education Assistant Art comes in many different forms in our lives, even makeup applied to one's face. While the application of makeup is similar to painting or drawing, some artists take this a step further by using makeup as their medium. Look at this artwork below, currently on display in Indiana Artists Club …
Sachi Yanari-Rizzo, Curator of Prints & Drawings In 2018 artists Ravi Zupa and Arna Miller donated a screenprint entitled Started from the Bottom. I wondered, who is this small dog named Laika in the print? In 1957 Laika rose to fame as the first living creature to orbit the earth. She was a passenger aboard …