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Getting my Painting into the RA Summer Exhibition!

Reading Time: 7 minutes ‘I am a fan of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. As a younger man, I thought it a bit jumble sale-like. It’s not, and the mix of a piece by a premier league contemporary artist hanging next to a piece by a ‘Sunday painter’ is one of its great appeals…I submitted two pieces to the […]

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Dindga McCannon, American Artist, Feminist: “Age Ain’t What it Used To Be”

Reading Time: 9 minutes Dindga McCannon, born July 31, 1947, is an African-American artist, quilter, author and illustrator. McCannon was born and raised in Harlem and inspired to become an artist at the age of 10. She is self-taught and works intuitively. Calling herself a “fiber artist” she works at “fusing my fine art “training” with the traditional women’s […]