Today in the #studio we felt like staying in the lines, so we went to look at Susan Janow's exhibition, now on display at #fwmoa, to get inspired by grids!
Art Term Tuesday: Drawing v. Illustration
Don't let the wording trip you up! In this "Art Term Tuesday", we walk you through the definitions of drawing and illustration and their distinct meanings when discussing art.
Saturday Studio: Exquisite Corpse
A round-robin drawing game created by the Surrealists for all ages, to play Exquisite Corpse all you need is paper, pencil, and creativity!
Art Term Tuesday: Pencil
While acrylic paint came to dominate the art scene after its inception, the pencil was wielded by Roman scribes, Vincent van Gogh, and contemporary artists today. How has it withstood the test of time? Learn more about this humble tool in this "Art Term Tuesday".
Treasures from the Vault: John Hrehov
It's a small world! John Hrehov, an artist in our permanent collection and professor at Purdue Fort Wayne, speaks about his work and his relationship with former teacher Julian Stanczak in this "Treasure from the Vault".
Artist Interview: Joel Daniel Phillips
It is not often that FWMoA has living artists exhibited in our galleries, and even less often that they come to visit! Therefore, we jumped on the opportunity to speak with Joel Daniel Phillips about his life-size charcoal portraits, where his art is taking him next, and if he'll ever try using color!
Art Term Tuesday: Artist Study
What does it mean to study? You’re probably thinking of textbooks, calculators, book reports, and endless memorization from your school days. Artists study too, just in a different way.
Treasures from the Vault: William Richard Crutchfield
Let’s start off with a question: when you, reader, go to a museum, what kind of art do you expect to encounter? Serious, dramatic works providing extensive commentary on social constructs relevant to the artist’s time period or works relevant to the present day? Well, those kinds of works will naturally be there, but how often do you hope to stumble across artwork that’s been created just for fun? If you’ve ever been in the mood for a more lighthearted art experience, today you’re in luck!
Fort Wayne Fashion Icon Bill Blass
Our current exhibit, 1026 West Berry Street, shines a light on the Fort Wayne Art School and when we return from the holidays we will begin working towards the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and exhibit. This post remembers Fort Wayne native Bill Blass — king of fashion, handsome heartthrob, most available bachelor, darling of the fashion press — all words written about this icon of high fashion who had ties to both the Art School and to the Scholastic Awards.
Drawing Inspiration: Red Grooms
Scholastic Art and Writing Awards alum and mixed-media artist Red Grooms celebrates his 81st birthday on June 7. In its 95-year history, the Scholastic Awards have played an early role in the development of myriad influential and innovative artists. In Drawing Inspiration, we’ll celebrate them through their work in the FWMoA permanent collection.