Abstract Saturday: Alma Woodsey Thomas

(American, 1891 - 1978) Alma Thomas was the first African-American woman to have a solo art exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, in 1971. She was 80 years old. She returned to painting after retiring from her long career as a school teacher. 

Alma Thomas, Yellow and Blue, 1959

Alma Thomas, Untitled, 1960

 Alma Thomas, White Daisies Rhapsody - 1973

Alma Thomas, Azaleas in Spring, 1968

 Alma Thomas, WASHINGTON, DC, 1967

Alma Thomas, 'Fall Approaching,' 1969, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery

 

 Alma Thomas, Untitled, acrylic on paper, 8 x 9 1/2 inches

Alma Thomas, Untitled, ca. 1960, oil on canvas.

Last week on my drawing board

More sketchbooks for my series "Creatures of the Night". I'm trying to get as many done as possible before the end of 2016.

Creatures of the Night # 9: "All-nighter"

Creatures of the Night # 10: "Passengers"

Creatures of the Night # 10: "Passengers"

Creatures of the Night #11/12: "To the light, fellas/Phoebe's"

Creatures of the Night #13: "Snowflakes"

Creatures of the Night #13: "Snowflakes"