When #fwmoa President Charles Shepard buys a work of art, Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick goes to work. She finds every tidbit of information, on the artist and artwork, often overturning connections to Indiana and Fort Wayne along the way:
Now on View: Kreg Kallenberger
Kreg Kallenberger describes himself as a "landscape illusionist and painter" through glass. See how he explores landscape through refraction and reflection, showcasing the manipulation of of imagery with light, in this #nowonview by Jenna Gilley.
Recent Acquisition: Denys Gorodnychyi
Just like a child with a new present, we love showing off our new artworks as they enter the #fwmoa collection. Our newest oil painting is by Ukrainian artist Denys Gorodnychyi, making its debut in "Natural Appeal", opening April 22. Here's a sneak peek:
A Case of Mistaken Identity: Diana and the Chasseresse
Who is that bronze girl in the hallway that I see?! A case of mistaken identity at the #fwmoa led our Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick on a quest to uncover the story of a bronze sculpture in our permanent collection.
Treasures from the Vault: Gabor Peterdi
What do Gabor Peterdi, Stanley William Hayter, and Joan Miró have in common? Read this blog post to find out and then visit #fwmoa to see our new exhibition "Miró in New York, 1947".
Treasures from the Vault: Jacqueline May
It's the first day of spring which means the bees are coming back! In this print by Jacqueline May bees buzz around their honeycomb--a sure sign of warmer weather on the way. Explore the print in this #treasuresfromthevault:
Now on View: Higgins Glass
Higgins glassware was created as "an exclamation point in your decorating scheme!" Functional and beautiful, learn how Frances and Michael Higgins helped start contemporary studio glass by "trying to make what looks good--any time, any place".
Treasures from the Vault: Alexis Peskine
A more recent #fwmoa acquisition, Alexis Peskine's screenprint is an arresting visual that marries medium with message. Learn more in this #treasuresfromthevault post:
Treasures from the Vault: Michael July
Associate Curator of Exhibitions Jenna Gilley looks to Black photographer Michael July to spread Black joy and culture as we enter Black History Month. See his works from our collection on display at Indiana Tech!
Treasures from the Vault: Félix-Hilaire Buhot
Impressionist French printmaker Félix-Hilaire Buhot enjoyed being the detached observer on the street. See what he saw in 1800s Paris in this post by #fwmoa Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo!