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.
Today, we make a mosaic out of construction paper inspired by painter Alma Thomas, whose work is currently on display at FWMoA in the show "By Women: A Selection from the Permanent Collection".
One way for museums to build their collections are through donations by art collectors. Vincent Melzac donated a few works to FWMoA's collection, read on to learn more about his life and it's intersection with our art museum!