The Brown Dot Project

The Brown Dot Project

By LINDA VALLEJO "The Brown Dot Project" keynote presented for the panel Transhistorical Feminist Agency: A Matter of Gender, Race, Time, and Place as a part of the College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference 2021 Data pictographs that illustrate the advancement...

Selma Burke: A Story of Overcoming Adversity And Becoming One of America’s Most Celebrated Sculptors

Selma Burke: A Story of Overcoming Adversity And Becoming One of America’s Most Celebrated Sculptors

Selma Hortense Burke is one of the few African-American women sculptors who achieved a high level of national recognition during her lifetime. She received national recognition for her relief portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt which was the model for his image on the dime. She was committed to teaching art to others, so she established the Selma Burke Art School in New York City and opened the Selma Burke Art Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

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