Delilah W. Pierce was not only an artist, she was an activist, educator and community leader. Ms. Pierce believed in supporting historically black institutions. She had exhibitions at the Howard University Gallery in 1960, 1963, 1964, 1966, and 1976. Delilah W. Pierce’s Gay Head Cliffs is among their permanent collection. Visit the Howard University GalleryContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Among The Permanent Howard University Gallery Collection”
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 MemberContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Listed At Current Washington Water Color Association Event”
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.
Prior to 1970 African American’s and their works were not catalogued in the Library of Congress, unless it was fiction. Dorothy B. Porter, bibliographer and curator, “who built the Moorland-Spingam Research Center at Howard University…and the first African American to graduate from Columbia University’s library school,” took on such a task. In 1970 Ms. PorterContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce & Husband Included in Library Of Congress’ The Negro In The United States”