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:
Playing Favorites: Sydney Coyne & Anna Arter
At #fwmoa, staff are playing favorites and picking a work they love currently on display. Check out Education Intern Sydney Coyne's favorite work from the Scholastic Art & Writing Award Exhibit.
Artist Visits at FWMoA: Grace Hartigan
The #fwmoa is fortunate to have hosted various artists over the years, whether they assist with their exhibitions, speak on their work, or both! Delve into the archives with Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick to learn about Grace Hartigan.
Artist Visits: Phyllis Mark at the FWMoA
The #fwmoa is fortunate to have hosted various artists over the years, whether they assist with their exhibitions, speak on their work, or both! Delve into the archives with Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick to learn about Phyllis Mark.
Let’s Talk SHOP: Helen Frost and Rick Lieder
Today the #shop looks a little different: we're looking at an artist collaboration! Helen Frost (poet) and Rick Lieder (artist) work together to create children's books about insects. Read on to see how their two separate creative pursuits come together.
Playing Favorites: Jenna Gilley & Jean-Marcel St. Jacques
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! A woodblock quilt by American artist Jean-Marcel St. Jacques caught Jenna Gilley's eye thanks to its tactile quality and color.
Let’s Talk SHOP: Mike Kelly
Let's Talk SHOP is back at #fwmoa with Mike Kelly, an artist who focuses on color and visual narrative to evoke an emotional response from the viewer. .
Historical Highlight: Roseville Pottery
The #fwmoa is blooming with inspiration, from Gillespie's outdoor garden party to our indoor floral ceramics, we're inspired by the lush and lavish florals of summer. Learn more about the collection of Roseville Pottery, donated by James and Janet Altman, here!
In the News: The Weather Report
What's the weather like where you are? In the Midwest we love to discuss the weather and artist's do, too! Here we look at some artworks depicting different types of weather.
Playing Favorites: Kaitlin Binkley & Madelyn Lloyd
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! Using her eye for design, Director of Visual Communications Kaitlin Binkley finds her favorite amongst the crowd in the 2022 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards exhibition.