On June 23 of 1962 Delilah W. Pierce and a group of business owners, educators, and clergy left for an organized trip outside of America. This trip took them to Holland, France, Italy, and Greece. After their Europe tour the group traveled to Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Jerusalem, and a multi-country tour of Africa. Delilah’s sister … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Among The First Organized Group Of American Blacks To Travel To Ethiopia In 1962
Delilah W. Pierce was highlighted in 1971 by being included in The International Review of African American Art, Volume 14 - Published by the Museum of African American Art (Los Angeles, California & Hampton, Virginia). Delilah W. Pierce shared her gift with the world. Ms. Pierce earned the Agnes-Meyer Fellowship (Europe, Middle East and Africa study), … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Highlighted In The International Review of African American Art, Volume 14, 1997
Delilah W. Pierce was a very active artist, curator, and educator. One of her talks was promoted in The Washingtonian Magazine in 1985. Learn More: The Washingtonian, Volume 20.
In 2009 the Smithsonian's American Art Museum added Delilah W. Pierce and her DC Waterfront, Maine Avenue piece to their permanent collection. If you are in Washington, DC go and visit her painting. Also see: The Smithsonian National Museum Of American Art Hosted An Evening With Delilah W. Pierce
In 1996 Delilah W. Pierce's art was featured in Bearing Witness: Contemporary words by African American women artists. The book was published by Spelman College and Rizzoli International Publications. Jontyle Theresa Robinson and Maya Angelou are the authors.