African American Art

Art and Jazz

Since being introduced to the world of African American Art a few decades years ago my unyielding enthusiasm for this vibrant yet culturally stimulating montage of colorful masterpieces prompted me to extend my passion for this visually stunning media and showcase these phenomenal artists and their sophisticated pieces with the utmost respect then admiration for their work.

Be sure and check out this page, to view previous posts featuring African American Art.


Ken Joslin -][- THE BASSIST -[Acrylic on Canvas Board]-

Ken Joslin, The Bassist

Ken Joslin, The Bassist

::: SOURCE: jazzartbykenjoslin.blogspot.com :::


Deborah Shedrick -][- I AM MORE THAN WHAT YOU SEE -[Limited Edition]-

Shedrick Deborah - I AM MORE THAN WHAT YOU SEE

Deborah Shedrick – I AM MORE THAN WHAT YOU SEE

::: SOURCE: shedrickstudio.com :::


WAK -][- Still I Raise -[Limited Edition 1500 S/N]-
WAK - Still I Rise

::: SOURCE: wak-art.com :::


Hebron Chism -][- CLOCK 36×11 -[Time is Watching Series]-

Hebron Chism, CLOCK 36x11

Hebron Chism, CLOCK 36×11

::: BAIA [Black American Art.com] :::


Charles Bibbs -][- FRUIT BEARER – [Giclee on Paper, Remarque Edition] –

Charles Bibbs, African American Artist

Charles Bibbs, The Fruit Bearer

::: SOURCE: Grandpasart.com :::


Anthony Armstrong -][- IN THE MOMENT – [Acrylic on Paper | Original] –

Anthony Armstrong, In The Moment

:::: SOURCE: Grandpasart.com ::::


Maurice Evans -][- Lil’ SAXY – [Original Painting] –

Maurice Evans, Lil’ Saxy (Original Painting)

::: SOURCE: Grandpasart.com :::


Charles Bibbs -][- A WOMAN’S GLORY – [Giclee on Paper] –

Charles Bibbs, A Woman’s Glory

::: SOURCE: Grandpasart.com :::


Ann Tanksley -][- Fishers of Men – [Oil on Canvas, 2009]

Ann Tanksley, Fishers of Men

Ms. Tanksley’s paintings are described as “ebullient and fascinating. An experienced technician and a deeply intuitive artist, she is able to manipulate the viewers’ emotion and convey the intended message by adopting the appropriate visual language for the idea she wishes to express.” -[Biography]-

::: SOURCE: Aviscafineart.com :::


Thomas Blackshear -][- Preparing A Sound To Alarm – [Limited Edition | Lithograph]

Thomas Blackshear, Preparing A Sound to Alarm

::: SOURCE: Garndpasart.com :::

[Posted: 12/27/2011]


Maurice Evans -][- Bluenote – [Original Acrylic on Canvas]

Maurice Evans, Bluenote

::: SOURCE: GrandpasArt.com :::

[Posted: 12/27/2011]


Rawn McCloud -][- More History of Rice – [Acrylic on Wood Panel]

Rawn McCloud - More History of Rice

::: Source: Avisca Fine Art.com :::

[Posted: 1/17/2011]


Artist Charles Bibbs from Los Angles, CA is one of the premier African American artists in the country. I’m happy to display one of his latest pieces from his web site THE WORLD OF ART, titled GEETAR MAN.

Charles Bibbs -][- GEETAR MAN – [Giclee Edition]

Charles Bibbs - GEETAR MAN

::: Source: The World of Art.com :::


Greeting’s art enthusiasts, I’m elated on this occasion to share with you a marvelous piece of art that captures the noble and expressive imagery of jazz pianist Oscar Peterson like no other by Grambling State University grad Cbabi Bayoc.

The Bayoc studio is comprised of two individuals: Cbabi (pronounced KUH-BOBBY) and Reine (pronounced RAIN) Bayoc. Just as their logo implies, they’ve got each other’s back. But who are they. —Grandpasart.com

Cbabi Bayoc -][- Oscar Peterson – [Giclee, Limited Edition]

Cbabi Bayoc - Oscar Peterson

::: Source: Grandpasart.com :::


Back again with one of favorite artists in the new millennium, her name is Edith Peterson Watson.

Small quick drawing done with colored pencil, and china marker on textured canvas sheet. The canvas sheets are best used with water media but some rules are meant to broken. –E. Peterson W.

E. Peterson W. -][- Are You Serious?

E. Peterson W. - Are You Serious

::: Source: E. Peterson W. :::


Biography:
Charly Palmer was born in 1960 in Fayette, Alabama and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A successful graphic designer and illustrator with his own design studio and Fortune 500 clientele, Palmer devotes much of his life to pursuing his fine art dreams and is well on his way to establishing himself as a fine artist of note. —Aviscafineart.com

Charly Palmer -][- We Will not be Moved – [Mixed Media Collage on Canvas]

Charly Palmer - We Will not Be Moved

::: Source: Aviscafineart.com :::


Hi everyone, it’s a pleasure to be with you once again to showcase the finest “Black Art” available by some of the truly gifted and talented artists on the scene. I’ll kick off “Black History Month” with a upcoming artist named Kerream Jones. Enjoy!

“The hunger of the self-described visual griot is evident in the sensual depths of Kerream Jones’ paintings, the relentless drive of his business ventures, and in his appreciation for all things creative, expressive, and true. Since beginning his journey toward artistic excellence as a high school student, Kerream has gone on to create some of the most definitive and distinctive work to emerge out of the modern era of fine art.” —Grandpasart

Kerream Jones | Spending Time – [Giclee on Canvas]

Kerream Jones - Spending Time

::: Source: Grandpasart.com :::

[Posted: 2/1/2010]


Frank Morrison | Dream Catcher – [Limited Edition | Lithograph]

Frank D. Morrison has been called one of the most aspiring artist of his generation. Morrison began his career when in youth as a graffiti artist, which is now termed “Street Art“.

Frank Morrison - Dream Catcher

::: Source: Grandpasart.com | Fine Black Art :::


Maurice Evans -][- Freedom Tree – [Limited Edition | Giclee]

Hello everyone, the New Year is just around the corner. Along with you, I’m very excited about the possibilities for the upcoming year. May you be blessed abundantly in 2010!

We’re featuring a fabulous young artist named Maurice Evans. In fact, this is the second time we’re showcasing his work. This one is titled “Freedom Tree.”

Maurice Evans - Freedom Tree

::: Source: Grandpasart.com :::

[Posted: 12/29/2009]


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9 thoughts on “African American Art”

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  3. I tend to work in the figurative style; but I can do realist work should the moment merit. My Gallery: http://www.mgibson.350.com/My_Gallery.htm

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    • theurbanflux said:

      Hi Mr. Gibson, thanks for your kind words. I’d love to post your extraordinary work but I’m no longer maintaining this blog. From scrolling through your gallery I notice one thing that absolutely captured my attention … you are one hack of an artist! Hopefully art enthusiast take some time and check your pieces out, it’s well worth the time! Peace and blessings always, Rob

  4. I am often blogging and i really appreciate your content. The article has really peaked my interest. I am going to bookmark your site and keep checking for new information.

  5. Thanks for the art, previously interesting and compelling. I have found my way here through Google, I’ll go back one more time 🙂

  6. I’m excited to have found your site, spotlighting these artists who I may have never come familiar with! Great work and I look forward to seeing more 🙂

  7. It was nice to find such great artists on your site. Thanks for posting and continued success. 🙂

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