The recent resurgence of fiber art, a process traced back to medieval weaving of wall tapestries, has aided in its acceptance into the fine art world. What is fiber art? Read on to find out, and visit FWMoA to see fiber artist Claire Zeisler's sculpture!
A round-robin drawing game created by the Surrealists for all ages, to play Exquisite Corpse all you need is paper, pencil, and creativity!
In this "Off the Cuff", President & CEO Charles Shepard tells the story of FWMoA's first forays into contemporary studio glass, and how we've continued to build and exhibit our studio glass collection.
Feminist artist Mary Beth Edelson's artworks are introspective, instigating a challenge to viewers to disrupt their complacency and investigate their thoughts on various social and political issues. Here, we unpack the symbolism of one of her works to better understand how artists speak to their viewer.
As July comes to a close, so does #WorldWatercolorMonth. Before it ends, we decided to try our hand at a more realistic watercolor, inspired by FWMoA permanent collection artist Louis Bonsib, in the Studio.
A founding family of Fort Wayne, the Hamilton family left their mark here, there, and everywhere! Take some time to learn more about the history of our city, and the founding of FWMoA, in this post and its included resources!
Did you know July is World Watercolor Month? To celebrate, we took inspiration from Herbert Ferber's topographical abstract watercolor to create our own in the Studio this week! Where will your map lead?
FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard loves to shop! So, in this post, he offers up some advice on shopping for art to add to, or even begin, your art collection, with a focus on original prints.
Hailed as Mexico's Jackson Pollock, abstract artist Leonardo Nierman pursued various careers before creating the bright, vibrant paintings inspired by nature for which he is now celebrated.
Today in the Studio we experiment with a simple and flexible printmaking technique: collagraphs!