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.
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.
Originally commissioned to celebrate America's Bicentennial, we examine two artists' answers to the question: "What does Independence mean to you?" in recognition of the Fourth of July.
FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard reminisces on his time working with art fair artists, and how their "art world" and market principals differ from that which he now works in as President of FWMoA.
Just as many of us have recently emerged from quarantine in the past few weeks, so have various FWMoA "treasures" left the vault for your viewing! Read up on our "escaped" works and then view them for yourself at FWMoA!
Let's take a dot for a walk! In this "Saturday Studio", we explore the elements of a line, inspired by Francisco Valverde's drip paintings now on view at FWMoA!
FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard expounds on the differences between collecting and accumulating art: the former directed by intent while the latter is not.
"These photographs were taken for you". Photographer Michelle Andonian, whose commissioned images are currently on display at FWMoA, describes her experience working in her homeland, Armenia, and what she takes away from her travels.