JACKSONVILLE CONSORTUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTISTS. OUR VISION: Fosters an environment which encourages African American arts and Artists to flourish and succeed in the business of art. No artist is excluded on basis of race. JCAAA was incorporated March 31, 2004 in the State of Florida.
Suzanne and husband (Benny) attended the artist reception given by First Lady Bush in Washington , DC. Two hand painted ornaments for Fort Caroline and> > the Timucuan Preserve are prominently displayed on this year’s official> > White House Christmas Tree. The tree is the centerpiece of elaborate> > decorations celebrating the theme of “Holiday in the National Parks.”
Posted by MHat at 11:22 PM No comments:
SUZANNE PICKETT at The White House
Suzanne Pickett designed and painted an ornament to represent the Timucuan> > Preserve and Kingsley Plantation. She also attended the special artists’> > reception at the White House. The ornament features portraits of the> > buildings, crops, and the enslaved people who labored at the plantation.> > Her inspiration came from historical photographs and the natural> > environment. Suzanne Pickett, a Florida native, owns her own art firm.> > People and nature are her inspiration, and she carries that into her own> > unique art style. Ms. Pickett is president of the Jacksonville Consortium of African American Artists, whose goal is to foster an environment that> > encourages African American arts and artists to flourish and succeed in > > the> > business of art. She has also worked on several projects with the > > Preserve. "Good job Suzanne"
Posted by MHat at 11:09 PM No comments:
CALL TO ARTISTS
Something new and different for The Beaches Fine Arts Series.
It's a call to Artists to create a musical instrument that works.
This "sounds" like a lot of fun.
For more info, click on the link.
Posted by MHat at 9:29 PM No comments:
Subscribe to: Posts (Atom)