For this special "Treasures from Home", Lauren Wolfer shares the blueprints her grandfather worked on as an engineer that benefited the Air Force, even doing a stint at our GE campus here in Fort Wayne, in honor of Memorial Day.
Let's get real about Realism! In this "Off the Cuff", FWMoA President and CEO Charles Shepard talks about the fate and future of Realism as abstract art joined the scene.
Juan Sánchez creates socio-political art inspired by his identity that combines photography, text, and appropriated images in a collage style to inform and educate.
In this "Off the Cuff", President & CEO Charles Shepard discusses the collecting strategy for FWMoA and how it adheres to our mission as a museum.
In this "Off the Cuff", President and CEO Charles Shepard addresses the movement from realist to abstract art, and the collective purpose of abstract artists to bringing truth into the world.
Learn more about sculptor Paul Manship in this "Artist Highlight" by our Collection Information Specialist and Fort Wayne History Extraordinaire Sue Slick!
President & CEO Charles Shepard discusses the virtual art market during this time at home and how he continues to add to the FWMoA collection for everyone to enjoy once we reopen to the public.
Very rarely do people walk into an art gallery or museum and say, “Wow, look at the lighting on that!” despite it making the art the star of the exhibit. Understanding the way a piece of art is lit can help the viewer better appreciate the artwork, so let’s shine some light (pun intended) on the technical side of things today.
Today, when people think about becoming an artist, they might consider getting a degree from a university or an art school. There have been a number of self-taught artists who have received national acclaim, including Horace Pippin.