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”
Jessica B. Harris, author of The Martha’s Vineyard Table mentioned Delilah W. Pierce while reflecting on her mother. Click to learn more about: The Martha’s Vineyard Table. Also View: Delilah W. Pierce Illustrates Cottagers Cookbook Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In The Dorothy West Martha’s Vineyard Delilah W. Pierce Gave Talk To Harvard Radcliffe ClubContinue reading “Jessica B. Harris Mentioned Delilah W. Pierce In The Martha’s Vineyard Table”
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 andContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In “Alma W. Thomas: A Retrospective of the Paintings””
Delilah W. Pierce was very active in her sorority. In 1952 she was listed as a delegate at the 1952 conclave. Click to view: Delegates Listed.
Author Helen Tierney published a cannon of female African American painters. In her anthology she covered the wider expressions of African American female artists. Delilah W. Pierce was included in the cannon. Ms. Tierney explored some of the core “emotions” of African American art: celebration, grief, anger, and pride. Check out Helen Tierney’s The Women’s StudiesContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Included In The Women’s Studies Encyclopedia”
In 1983 the Evan-Tibbs Collection published Richard Dempsey, Lois Jones, Delilah Pierce, James Porter, Alma Thomas, James Wells: Six Washington Masters. This book was thought to have revived the careers for many of the artists included in the book. Also See: The James A. Porter Colloquium
Dorothy West, American author is “remembered for her sharp, observations of economic, social, class, racial and gender issues within the African-American community, Dorothy West completed her first novel, The Living Is Easy, in 1948. She also started two literary magazines, one with writer Richard Wright titled New Challenge, and published a second novel in 1995, The Wedding, toContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned In The Dorothy West Martha’s Vineyard”
As with many in the African American elite, Delilah W. Pierce was often included in Jet Magazine’s society pages. In 1968 Delilah was congratulated for her individual exhibit held in March.
In 1952 Delilah W. Pierce published an article in the Negro History Bulletin, Volume 15 entitled: Education Of The Negro. Delilah believed that education is at the core of every individuals security, progress, and happiness. The Negro History Bulletin was published by Carter G. Woodson.
In 1980 Delilah W. Pierce’s painting Shorelife-Harborside was featured in Art Voices/South, volume 3.