Art, Power, and the Vote: Adjoa Asamoah
Posted: October 5, 2020
As the 2020 presidential election nears, we revisit the wisdom of Fresh Talk speaker Adjoa Asamoah, a political strategist and racial equity advocate, who set the stage for a greater...
Unapologetic: An Interview with Johanna Toruño
Posted: September 8, 2020
Salvadoran-born artist Johanna Toruño's street art celebrates and makes visible Queer, working class, and immigrant Black and Brown communities.
Interview with NMWA Muralist Quest Skinner
Posted: August 12, 2020
Quest Skinner is a Washington, D.C.-based mixed-media artist, teacher, and community activist. In June, NMWA commissioned her to paint a mural on the plywood covering the museum’s façade on a...
Interview with NMWA Muralist Trap Bob
Posted: June 22, 2020
Tenbeete Solomon, also known as Trap Bob, is a Washington, D.C.-based visual artist, illustrator, and animator. Recently, NMWA commissioned Trap Bob to paint a mural on the plywood covering the...
#5WomenArtists 2020: That’s a Wrap!
Posted: April 29, 2020
In March, NMWA’s #5WomenArtists social media campaign launched for a fifth year of raising awareness about women artists, garnering more than 4,092 Instagram posts and 9,568 tweets.
Director’s Desk: Fresh Talks Bridge Art & Science
Posted: April 8, 2020
Over the past five seasons, we have brought prominent women in the arts together with individuals in other fields for 25 creative conversations on gender, equity, art, the environment, identity,...
5 Fast Facts about #5WomenArtists Changing the World: Mickalene Thomas
Posted: March 30, 2020
Artist Mickalene Thomas's vibrant works have established a contemporary vision of female sexuality, beauty, race, and power, while centering queer identity.
5 Fast Facts about #5WomenArtists Changing the World: Rosângela Rennó
Posted: March 25, 2020
Brazilian artist Rosângela Rennó works with discarded photographs found in flea markets, family albums, newspapers, and public archives to question the nature and symbolic value of an image.
5 Fast Facts about #5WomenArtists Changing the World: Kara Walker
Posted: March 18, 2020
Multidisciplinary artist Kara Walker candidly investigates topics of race, gender, sexuality, and violence.
5 Fast Facts about #5WomenArtists Changing the World: Susan Goethel Campbell
Posted: March 11, 2020
Multidisciplinary artist Susan Goethel Campbell creates installations, videos, prints, drawings, and artists’ books to highlight the indistinguishable characteristics of nature, culture, and the built environment.