"The best paintings are the semiabstract landscapes by Delilah Pierce and portraits by LeRoy Gaskin. At the other end of the spectrum is a painting of Amy Carter dcing a dance routine with her former classmates at the Stevens School, their tutus made of real seashells which have been glued to the canvas." On Page 15090 https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/GPO-CRECB-1979-pt12/pdf/GPO-CRECB-1979-pt12-3-2.pdf
Delilah W. Pierce explains the origins of her Nebulae Series in the WCA Honor Awards book. Click to view complete WCA Honor Awards Program.
HON. WALTER E. FAUNTROY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIAIN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Wednesday, May 11, 1983 Mr. FAUNTROY. Mr. Speaker, a major review of the works of six Washington artists-painters Richard Dempsey, Lois Jones, Delilah Pierce, James Porter, Alma Thomas, and graphic artist James Wells, held at the Evans-Tibbs Collection is taking place this spring. Located at 1910 Vermont Avenue NW., the Evans-Tibbs Collection is a nonprofit … Continue reading Congressional Tribute To Six Washington Artists: Hon. Walter E. Fauntroy
In March of 2020, the producer of MPT's Chesapeake Collectibles contacted the family of Delilah W. Pierce for an image and deeper context. COVID-19 Pandemic hit and the show didn't air on March 23rd; rather, it aired on August 3rd & 4th. The show was and is fabulous and worth watching. The segment was a … Continue reading Chesapeake Collectibles’ Segment On Delilah W. Pierce Is Fabulous!
Washington, DC/Oak Bluffs, MA, March 24, 2020: As a family, we've made the choice to put people over money and refund all reservations to the Delilah & Joe Pierce House this summer (2020). The loss of our summer income will be felt. But the disruption of a small eco-system would be worse. Gov. Charlie Baker … Continue reading Delilah & Joe Pierce House Reservations Refunded Due To COVID-19 Pandemic
Since moving to its new location in 1986, the museum has mounted exhibits encompassing both art and cultural history, such as "Inspiration: 1961-1989," which featured the work of such local African American artists as James Lesesne Wells, Delilah W. Pierce and the late Alma Thomas, and the current exhibit, "The Real McCoy: African American Invention … Continue reading LION OF THE ANACOSTIA MUSEUM [Washington Post] 1989
Transcript from Department of State Newsletter: Paintings by Black American Artists Are Going to Africa The Department's Art in the Embassies Program is sending a group of paintings by Black American artists to Africa. The collection will be exhibited in the US Embassy Residence of Ambassador Beverly Carter in Dar es Salaam Tanzania. It … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Featured In Department of State’s Art In The Embassies Program
Delilah W. Pierce is recently featured in CALLALOO - DC and MD In The History Of American Art. CALLALOO is a journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters, founded in 1976 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is currently published by The Johns Hopkins University Press. The Editor is Charles Henry Rowell and features the most … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Featured In CALLALOO
In Carter G. Woodson's The Negro History Bulletin, volume XV, number 6, published in March of 1952, Delilah W. Pierce wrote: Education for "our way of life" in "our times"; education for "all the people" that our way of life might be maintained; this we hear and say ever so often and, as Americans, … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Wrote: The Significance of Art Experiences In The Education Of The Negro
Delilah W. Pierce is considered one of Washington, DC's "Six Washington Masters." From Jo Ann Lewis's 1996 article: Tibbs's collection has not gone unseen here. He organized several important exhibitions at the house-museum over the years, including "Surrealism and the Afro-American Artist." In 1983, "Six Washington Masters," featuring works by Richard Dempsey, Lois Jones, Delilah … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce In Washington Post: Corcoran To Be Given African American Art