Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In Recent Martha’s Vineyard Magazine Article

Zita Cousens is the owner of the Cousen Rose Gallery located in Oak Bluffs, MA on the famed Circuit Avenue. Ms. Cousens was recently interviewed by the Martha’s Vineyard Magazine. In her article she discusses how Delilah W. Pierce and her dear friend Lois Mailou Jones, artist were among the first exhibitors. Please read her … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In Recent Martha’s Vineyard Magazine Article

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Delilah W. Pierce Helped Promote Hooks & Porter Exhibit At Howard University

In the December 26, 1957 issue of Jet Magazine Delilah W. Pierce helped promote Earl Hooks' and James A. Porter’s painting and ceramic exhibit at Howard University. James A. Porter was the head of Howard's art department at the time and the director of Howard's art gallery. Mr. Porter would go on to receive the … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Helped Promote Hooks & Porter Exhibit At Howard University

Delilah W. Pierce Attends Fellow Phi Delta Kappa Member Surprise Baby Shower

The June 12, 1937 issue of The Afro American mentions Delilah W. Pierce as attending the surprise baby shower of Gladys S. Roberts.  Delilah was very active in the Phi Delta Kappa Sorority. Click to view: Ms. Gladys S. Roberts Surprised With Shower.

Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In African American Almanac Authored by Lean’tin Bracks

Delilah W. Pierce is mentioned in the African American Almanac, authored by Lean’tin Bracks. Reviewer Emily Rose Compton-Dzak wrote: Bracks chronicles the African American experience from the arrival of the first Africans to North America in the early 1600s to the present day. The almanac is organized into 12 chapters: “Africans in America”; “Civil Rights”; … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In African American Almanac Authored by Lean’tin Bracks

Delilah W. Pierce Featured In Jet For Exhibition With Georgette Seabrooke Powell

Jet Magazine always dedicated a section to activities within the African American community around the country. In 1975 their June edition promoted an exhibit held by Georgette Seabrooke Powell and the DC Art Association. Delilah W. Pierce was one of the exhibitors. This exhibition was held to show the diversity within the African American visual … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Featured In Jet For Exhibition With Georgette Seabrooke Powell

Delilah W. Pierce & The First African American Privately Owned Gallery In US

The Barnett Aden Gallery, founded in 1943 by James Vernon Herring (1897-1969) and Alonzo Aden (1906-1961), was the first privately owned African American gallery in the United States. It was located in Washington, DC. Delilah W. Pierce held exhibitions their in 1958, 1959, and 1960 and was actively involved with The Barnett Aden Gallery. In … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce & The First African American Privately Owned Gallery In US

Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In “Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings”

Delilah W. Pierce and Alma W. Thomas were dear friends and cohorts. According to family representatives of Ms. Pierce, they recall them attending many luncheons, events, and exhibitions together. Delilah W. Pierce was mentioned in the Alma Thomas papers (1894-2000) as part of her Little Paris Group, 1948, and on her Wikipedia page: “Thomas and … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In “Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings”

Delilah W. Pierce’s Artwork Featured In Exhibition 1974-75 At the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum-Smithsonian Institution

Delilah W. Pierce led by example and was an advocate for lifting up underserved communities. That’s why she was a fierce supporter of The Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. According to the Smithsonian Institution Archives: The Anacostia Neighborhood Museum opened on September 15, 1967, in the historic Carver Theater in Anacostia, Washington, DC, as a “store-front museum” … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce’s Artwork Featured In Exhibition 1974-75 At the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum-Smithsonian Institution

Delilah W. Pierce Listed At Current Washington Water Color Association Event

The Washington Water Color Association is holding its Spring Art Exhibition from March 5 to May 31 2013 at the Woman's National Democratic Club. Delilah was an active member during her life and regularly exhibited. Delilah W. Pierce served as their Vice President 1974 ‑ 1976, Treasurer 1978 to 1983, Board Member 1974 ‑ 1983, Elected Honorary Member … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Listed At Current Washington Water Color Association Event

Delilah W. Pierce Gave A Talk To Harvard Radcliffe Club

In 1971 Delilah W. Pierce gave a talk at the Harvard Club of Cape Cod (formerly Harvard Radcliffe Club of Cape Cod) in Hyannis, MA. Jet magazine featured her in their Remembrances From Oak Bluffs section. This was very big news in New England. Also see: Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In The Dorothy West Martha’s Vineyard Delilah W. Pierce … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Gave A Talk To Harvard Radcliffe Club