Amy Sherald

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

NMWA at the National Gallery: Modern Visions

Posted: April 27, 2022
Category: Amy Sherald
Just a mile from their home at NMWA, 11 collection works are on display at the National Gallery. Learn about works by Frida Kahlo, Eva Hesse, and Amy Sherald as...
Wearing a bright yellow apron-style dress with strawberries and lace-trim details, an expressionless young woman with medium-dark skin tone rendered in grayscale stares out with her hands in her dress pockets. Her head is cocked to one side against an intensely pink-colored background.

Collector Steven Scott Celebrates Amy Sherald

Posted: July 6, 2021
Category: Amy Sherald
Steven Scott, owner of Baltimore’s Steven Scott Gallery and a major donor of contemporary art to the NMWA collection, celebrates the career of Amy Sherald.
Wearing a bright yellow apron-style dress with strawberries and lace-trim details, an expressionless young woman with medium-dark skin tone rendered in grayscale stares out with her hands in her dress pockets. Her head is cocked to one side against an intensely pink-colored background.

Director’s Desk: Rebels with a Cause

Posted: April 11, 2019
Category: Amy Sherald
Explore the themes featured in NMWA's most recent collection installation with NMWA director Susan Fisher Sterling.
Eight diverse women museum visitors are scattered throughout the NMWA collection galleries browsing the art on the walls.

Director’s Desk: Amy Sherald Inspires

Posted: March 28, 2018
Category: Amy Sherald
Learn more about how Amy Sherald inspires others and her two works in the NMWA collection, They call me Redbone but I’d rather be Strawberry Shortcake (2009) and It Made...
Amy Sherald speaks to a crowd in a gallery beside her striking portraits depicting individuals with gray skintones against vibrant, solid-colored backgrounds. She gestures with her hands and has a serious expression on her face.

4 Questions with Amy Sherald

Posted: July 30, 2017
Category: Amy Sherald
Hear from Baltimore-based artist Amy Sherald about her background, artistic process, and works.
Vibrant painting of a young lady with medium skin tone staring out against a bright pink background. The painting is partially obscured by the silhouetted heads of museum visitors.

Go Figure! Amy Sherald at NMWA

Posted: June 2, 2017
Category: Amy Sherald
Vibrant painting of a young lady with medium skin tone staring out against a bright pink background. The painting is partially obscured by the silhouetted heads of museum visitors.

5 Fast Facts: Amy Sherald

Posted: May 3, 2017
Category: Amy Sherald
Impress your friends with five fast facts about painter Amy Sherald, whose work is on view in NMWA’s collection galleries.
Wearing a bright yellow apron-style dress with strawberries and lace-trim details, an expressionless young woman with medium-dark skin tone rendered in grayscale stares out with her hands in her dress pockets. Her head is cocked to one side against an intensely pink-colored background.

Art Fix Friday: October 21, 2016

Posted: October 21, 2016
Category: Amy Sherald
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Art Fix Friday: July 8, 2016

Posted: July 8, 2016
Category: Amy Sherald
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.