Handwoven Fabric

Handwoven  Fabric
My work can be found at the following locations..... ("Pittsburgh Center for the Arts",..6300 Fifth Ave Pgh Pa 15213... 412 361 0873 shop) ... .Patricia Boutique 326 Bigham St ( entrance to Chatham VIllage) Mt Washington Pgh Pa 15211... The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh 1635 Mc Farland Road Pittsburgh , Pa 15216 (Mt Lebanon) ArtsmithsPGH.com

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

"Mendin ' and Patchin"

Carroll Harris Simms Competition

Exhibit continues through April 2012
24th Carroll Harris Simms Black Art Competition and Exhibit
Black artist across the nation compete for awards in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography and Mixed Media. Winning artwork entries in the various categories have become part of the Museum's permanent collection. The Competition is named in recognition of Mr. Simms' outstanding contribution to art and art education. He joined the faculty of Texas Southern University (formerly Texas State University for Negro's) in 1950 and was co-founder of the art department. Professor Simms served on the faculty until 1987. Simms developed a unique program of ceramics and sculpture at the University. The body of Terra Cotta Shrine sculptures created by Professor Simms' students represents a distinct contribution to the evolution of Twentieth Century African American sculpture.

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