So many spots! Or are they dots? Today, we're focusing only on the visual, decorative aspects of our work as we create our own pseudo-pointillist painting inspired by Liz Whitney Quisgard.
The recent resurgence of fiber art, a process traced back to medieval weaving of wall tapestries, has aided in its acceptance into the fine art world. What is fiber art? Read on to find out, and visit FWMoA to see fiber artist Claire Zeisler's sculpture!
A round-robin drawing game created by the Surrealists for all ages, to play Exquisite Corpse all you need is paper, pencil, and creativity!
As July comes to a close, so does #WorldWatercolorMonth. Before it ends, we decided to try our hand at a more realistic watercolor, inspired by FWMoA permanent collection artist Louis Bonsib, in the Studio.
A founding family of Fort Wayne, the Hamilton family left their mark here, there, and everywhere! Take some time to learn more about the history of our city, and the founding of FWMoA, in this post and its included resources!
Did you know July is World Watercolor Month? To celebrate, we took inspiration from Herbert Ferber's topographical abstract watercolor to create our own in the Studio this week! Where will your map lead?
Today in the Studio we experiment with a simple and flexible printmaking technique: collagraphs!
Let's take a dot for a walk! In this "Saturday Studio", we explore the elements of a line, inspired by Francisco Valverde's drip paintings now on view at FWMoA!
FWMoA's Docent of the Year, Susan Elser, kicks off our newest blog post series "What We're Reading to You" with "The Museum" by Susan Verde. Stay tuned to participate in the activity following her read-aloud!
Not sure where to start when talking about art? Pick two pieces and juxtapose them! Do they share media, time period, subject, or even artist name or nationality? What can we learn about the artist and their work by answering those questions?