Glass artist Matthew Paskiet achieves perfection in his masterfully crafted blown glass ornaments, available for purchase at the #fwmoa Paradigm Gallery. See how he does it in this "Let's Talk Shop"!
Abstract artist Alma Thomas experienced a lifetime of firsts after she transitioned from educator to full-time artist. Learn about her achievements in this post from #fwmoa Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo.
Originally given as the keynote speech at the Catholic Creatives Virtual Summit, #fwmoa VP & COO Amanda Shepard reflects on the idea of "good taste" and where it comes from. Is it intrinsic? Or developed over time and through exposure to "good art"?
Are you an "art-is-boring" person? Don't worry, some of us museum people were too! Let Jennifer Dasal's book, ArtCurious, introduce stories of the unexpected, slightly odd, and strangely wonderful in the art world.
If you have taken a survey of art history course, then you have studied the canon, or the "great artists". Today, however, the canon is coming under discussion for its exclusivity. Does it still have a place in the study of art?
Make a miniature, architectural marvel out of gingerbread! Think outside the pre-made gingerbread house boxes and explore abstract structures with us in this "Saturday Studio".
It's the holiday season! Now that we've seen our first snow it's time to be merry and bright, and what better way than with an ornament? Learn how artist Rhonda Inman makes her compound ornaments and pick one up at #fwmoa for friends or family!
Our last bearded visage, in celebration of #noshavenovember, comes to us from Italian artist Guerrino Guardabassi. A pastoral peasant scene of an interaction between a friar and a flutist on a mountain road. #fwmoa
Art history is full of fun words, including our art term for this week: chiaroscuro! An Italian word, we trace its use from the Renaissance Old Masters to contemporary printmakers, showing that some techniques never go out of style.
His art brings pleasure much the same way a slice of pie or bowl of ice cream does, and Wayne Thiebaud knows the best ways to serve up those delights for our eyes: “I like when people look at my work and smile." #fwmoa is celebrating Thiebaud's centennial birthday this month by looking back at his life and work.