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.
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.
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.
FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard expounds on the differences between collecting and accumulating art: the former directed by intent while the latter is not.
What do The Beatles, Suprematism, and Abstract Expressionism have in common? Find out in this "Off the Cuff", where President & CEO Charles Shepard discusses how movements, whether musical or artistic, are born.
Let's get real about Realism! In this "Off the Cuff", FWMoA President and CEO Charles Shepard talks about the fate and future of Realism as abstract art joined the scene.
In this "Off the Cuff", President & CEO Charles Shepard discusses the collecting strategy for FWMoA and how it adheres to our mission as a museum.
In this "Off the Cuff", President and CEO Charles Shepard addresses the movement from realist to abstract art, and the collective purpose of abstract artists to bringing truth into the world.
President & CEO Charles Shepard discusses the virtual art market during this time at home and how he continues to add to the FWMoA collection for everyone to enjoy once we reopen to the public.
Every generation of artists has wrestled with two major demons – how to create art that is distinct from the notable art that preceded them and how to create art that is relevant to the particular time in which they find themselves. Read on to see how contemporary glass artist Michael Estes Taylor found his place in the art world.