Hey creative Friend, “The Gele Skyscraper” is my most recent piece of work that I’ve completed. Here’s the story behind this piece. The last piece I created, “Queen Sissieretta“, inspired me to create a new series of works. This new series was going to be all about brides. Here’s what got me thinking in that […]
Story Behind The Art
Each artwork has a story. These are the stories behind the pieces I make.
Hey Creative Friend, I’ve been busy at work. I created a new piece and I’m happy to share the story with you. I happened to discover an amazing woman who has unfortunately been forgotten but shouldn’t be. She’s Matilda Sissieretta Jones. It started when I found a photo of her with medals pinned all over […]
Hey Creative Friend, pull up a chair and grab yourself a cup of your favorite beverage and let me tell you the story behind my most recent piece – Hats don’t fit. I was getting ready to go out with my teenage daughter and I was taking a bit longer to get dressed than she […]
Hey Creative Friend, It’s time for another SBTA- Story Behind the Art. This time the piece in question is “Essential Worker” It was the last piece I completed in 2020. I started working on Essential Worker at the end of March, early April, 2020 – soon after the COVID pandemic had become an issue here […]
Hey Creative Friend, I want to share my newest piece in the Black Crowns Series with you and tell you the story behind the art piece. This piece is entitled “Catching God’s Eye”. It depicts an African American woman in an elegant church hat. Women in generations past, all wore hats or scarves or some type […]