Delilah W. Pierce in Smithsonian Year: Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year Ended September 30

Delilah W. Pierce was very involved with the Smithsonian Institution throughout her life. In 1992 Delilah was published in: Delilah W. Pierce in Smithsonian Year: Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year Ended September 30.  The author was the Smithsonian Institution and was published by the Smithsonian Institution Press in 1992.  Related Information: … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce in Smithsonian Year: Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year Ended September 30

Delilah W. Pierce Helped Address Gender & Racial Inequality In Forever Free: Art By African-American Women, 1862-1980 An Exhibition

Delilah W. Pierce not only helped to expand black identity perceptions during her life and career as an artist, curator, educator and advocate, she helped break down the vicious barriers of gender inequality within the visual arts community. Author Susan Willand Worteck said in the introduction:  The role of black women in the development of … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Helped Address Gender & Racial Inequality In Forever Free: Art By African-American Women, 1862-1980 An Exhibition

Jessica B. Harris Mentioned Delilah W. Pierce In The Martha’s Vineyard Table

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 Club … Continue reading Jessica B. Harris Mentioned Delilah W. Pierce In The Martha’s Vineyard Table

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 Featured At Corcoran Gallery

In 1996 the New Art Examiner, a Chicago based publication that began because it wanted to provide an "unique vantage point outside the artistic mainstream," highlighted the Corcoran Gallery and their African American art exhibitions. According to the article, their inclusion of African American art positioned the Corcoran Gallery as, "a leading educational resource center … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Featured At Corcoran Gallery

Delilah W. Pierce Discusses Friend Alma Thomas in: Oxford History of Art: African American Art

Dr. Sharon F. Patton, former director at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art (Washington, DC), set out to accomplish two primary goals in the Oxford History of Art: African American Art: Discuss folk and decorative arts such as ceramics, furniture, and quilts alongside fine art, sculptures, paintings, and photography during the 1800s. Examine the … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Discusses Friend Alma Thomas in: Oxford History of Art: African American Art

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”

The Smithsonian National Museum of American Art Hosted: An Evening with Delilah W. Pierce

On February 12, 1985 the National Museum of American Art in Washington, DC hosted an exhibition and talk entitled:  An Evening with Delilah W. Pierce, part of the Continuing Traditions: Festival of Afro-American Arts. The event was one hour long (6 pm to 7 pm). According to Mary Markey with the Smithsonian Institution Archives, “[We] can’t … Continue reading The Smithsonian National Museum of American Art Hosted: An Evening with Delilah W. Pierce

Delilah W. Pierce Featured & Promoted For Wayland House Gallery Exhibition

On June 23, 1984 Delilah W. Pierce was the featured artist at the Wayland House Gallery in Washington, DC. The exhibition was promoted in the Afro American's Feminine Frontier section. According to reporter Nikki Nakantani, the Wayland House had a reception the week before and the exhibition also featured fellow Washington, DC artist Peter Robinson … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Featured & Promoted For Wayland House Gallery Exhibition