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 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 ofContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Helped Address Gender & Racial Inequality In Forever Free: Art By African-American Women, 1862-1980 An Exhibition”
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 visualContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Featured In Jet For Exhibition With Georgette Seabrooke Powell”
According to the Smithsonian Archives of American Art Delilah W. Pierce was to exhibit at The National Women’s Caucus for Art – College Art Association’s Annual meeting in 1979. Emily Martin and Tritobia Benjamin were the co-curators. However, do to the lack of funding the exhibition was cancelled. Learn More: Artists’ files for exhibition ofContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce & Fellow Artists’ Files For Exhibition Of African-American Women Artists, 1969-1978”
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.
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 1989 Delilah W. Pierce co-authored a book with her friends and peers William Dorsey and Peter L. Robinson. Inspiration, which featured Delilah’s art on the cover, highlighted artists who made an impact on visual arts including. Inspirations is among the collection at the The Thomas J. Watson Library, the central library of The Metropolitan MuseumContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Co-Authors Inspiration”
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.
In 1997 Delilah W. Pierce was featured in Saint James Guide to Black Artists. The book was authored by Thomas Riggs. About the Saint James Guide to Black Artists Published in association with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture,” St. James Guide to Black Artists” features biographical and career information, as well as briefContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Featured in Saint James Guide to Black Artists”
In 2001 Delilah W. Pierce was included in Daniel J. Frye’s African American Visual Artists: An Annotated Bibliography of Educational Resource Materials.