In this #treasuresfromthevault, #fwmoa looks at a work that shares its name with an orchestral piece by Burlioz: Fantastic Symphony. Do you think it inspired the painting by Julio de Diego?
Today in the #studio, we're spilling our marbles and using them as inspiration for some meditative artmaking. Follow along with Education Assistant Naomi Vanderleest to learn about paper marbling!
Bob Cross, not to be confused with Bob Ross, is a contemporary artist whose work stems from the simple notions of day-to-day life. Here, we get a peek into his process as he creates a painting, "It Started Like This".
Samia Halaby expresses her myriad life experiences in her harmonious abstract paintings, simple compositions that are masterful in color. A graduate of IU, we take a closer look at her work in the #fwmoa collection, entitled "Mars".
This week we look at an abstract screenprint whose inspiration is quite clear, and how we can look beyond the initial recognition to understand the artist message beneath.
In this "Saturday Studio", we take our inspiration from an en plein air diptych by Jennifer Bartlett and create two works: a realistic landscape and an abstracted version of that landscape.
This weekend marks the closing of Heather Day's inaugural museum show at FWMoA. Due to COVID-19, we closed much earlier, so to mark the occasion we present to you our president and docents talking about her artwork to help continue the experience of this exhibition.
On the FWMoA Fridge…Feelings! See how some of our visitors to the Early Learning Center at the museum have grappled with their feelings through art!
When curators are researching artists, they often stumble across other artists. Our Curator of Prints and Drawings, Sachi, tells the story of how she stumbled across Felrath Hines, a fine art conservator and painter!