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:
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.
Art Term Tuesday: Atmospheric Perspective
An artist can use various tools to trick us when they need to transform a 2D canvas into a 3D scene. See how landscape artists like Homer Davisson and Dan Woodson use atmospheric perspective to show what's near, far, and everything in between!
Treasures from the Vault: John Elwood Bundy
Raised in a Quaker family, the "dean" of the Richmond Group, John Elwood Bundy, primarily painted Indiana landscapes. Moving from North Carolina as a child, see how this East Coaster learned to love the Midwest in this #treasuresfromthevault.
Treasures from the Vault: Frances Pestow
Happy Halloween! The #fwmoa holds a few spooky artworks in its permanent collection, but this painting of a graveyard by Indiana artist Frances Pestow is up for debate. Let us know: is it a trick or a treat?
Treasures from the Vault: Yis ‘’Noségo’’ Goodwin
Our #fortwayne readers may recognize Noségo's art from murals downtown, but did you know #fwmoa also holds two of his paintings in the permanent collection? Learn more about the artist in this post by Assoc. Curator of Exhibitions Jenna Gilley.
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. .
Recent Acquisition: John Wesley Hardrick
It's officially summer and the #fwmoa has a lush and lavish, albeit painted, garden on display. To celebrate our new exhibition, "Lush and Lavish", we're taking a closer look at recent acquisition John Wesley Hardrick's painting "Chrysanthemums".
Treasures from the Vault: Julio de Diego
In this #treasuresfromthevault, #fwmoa looks at a work that shares its name with an orchestral piece by Burlioz: Fantastic Symphony. Do you think it inspired the painting by Julio de Diego?
Treasures from the Vault: Homer Gordon Davisson
An Indiana Impressionist and member of the Hoosier School who taught at the Fort Wayne Art School, the #fwmoa holds multiple Homer Gordon Davisson paintings in its collection. Why? Find out in this post!