Press Release For Immediate Release College Park, MD August 20, 2015 – Beginning September 27, 2015 Delilah W. Pierce Natural Perspective opens at the University of Maryland University College Arts Program Gallery. The show runs to January 3, 2016. On November 8, 2015, from 3 pm to 5 pm, there will be a panel discussionContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Natural Perspective”
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Delilah W. Pierce Very Much Part Of Black Arts Movement: Expanding Black Identity Perceptions
Delilah W. Pierce helped expand the Black Arts Movement with her figurative and abstract paintings. Her art helped express the diversity within the black aesthetic, during a time where African Americans were exploring the idea of what it meant to be “BLACK” and how that related to the larger mainstream American culture. This was alsoContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Very Much Part Of Black Arts Movement: Expanding Black Identity Perceptions”
Delilah W. Pierce Among The Permanent Howard University Gallery Collection
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”
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 MemberContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Listed At Current Washington Water Color Association Event”
Delilah W. Pierce Highlighted in Art Voices/South
In 1980 Delilah W. Pierce’s painting Shorelife-Harborside was featured in Art Voices/South, volume 3.
Delilah W. Pierce Honored With Women’s Caucus Art Lifetime Achievement Award
In 1991 Delilah W. Pierce was honored by the Women’s Caucus of Art Lifetime Achievement Award. Delilah was recognized for her achievement in the visual arts.
Delilah W. Pierce Featured in African American Visual Artists
In 2001 Delilah W. Pierce was included in Daniel J. Frye’s African American Visual Artists: An Annotated Bibliography of Educational Resource Materials.
Delilah W. Pierce Featured in Bearing Witness: Contemporary works by African American women artists
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.