We are excited to present this book featuring Jamilah. Follow her on her journey of discovery as she learns about seven amazing, real-life visual artists through conversations with her family members and people from her community. Purchase your copy today by clicking on the book cover.
This story is a great way to introduce students to prominent artists, Elizabeth Catlett, Lois Mailou Jones, Alma Thomas, Annie Lee, Thelma J. Streat, Varnette Honeywood and Harriet Powers.
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Related Art Resources
All of the products below feature one or more artists from the story.
Lois Mailou Jones Difference Game
5 Great Women Artists Art History Graphic Organizers
This set of art history graphic organizers, is a great way to organize factual information from research or a lecture about each artist. Print each sheet and make as many copies as you need. The set features five amazing female artists:
1. Frida Kahlo 2. Elizabeth Catlett 3. Augusta Savage 4. Georgia O'Keeffe 5. Faith Ringgold
Great African-American Artists Coloring & Activity Book
This newest release compliments the art lesson book, Great Art Lessons for the Creative Soul by Alicia L. McDaniel. Each artist is highlighted with a coloring portrait sheet, biographical info, research questions and a simple art activity. There are cross-curricular connections to music, technology, science, social studies and ELA.
The Featured Artists are: Jean-Michel Basquiat Romare Bearden Selma Burke Elizabeth Catlett Aaron Douglas Minnie Evans Meta Warrick Fuller Clementine Hunter Lois Mailou Jones Gwendolyn Knight Jacob Lawrence Edmonia Lewis Palmer Hayden Sargent Claude Johnson Horace Pippin Harriet Powers Faith Ringgold Augusta Savage Hughie Lee Smith Henry O. Tanner Alma Thomas Laura Wheeler Waring Charles White Ellis Wilson Hale Woodruff
Great African-American Artists Coloring & Activity Book 2.0
Our latest coloring book features another group of amazing African-American visual artists. This resource is a great way to introduce students to artists such as:
Nancy Prophet Edward Mitchell Bannister Robert Scott Duncanson Vivian Schuyler Key Beauford Delaney William H, Johnson Gordon Parks Margaret Taylor-Burroughs Norman Lewis Charles Alston Varnette Honeywood Carl Owens Eugene Grigsby Allan Crite Annie Lee
Using this game is a fun way to teach students in grades K-12 about prominent African-American artists who have contributed to the development of visual arts in the United States.
This Set Includes: • Lesson Ideas & Directions • 26 Pairs of Artist Portrait Cards • 26 Artist Facts Cards • Back Side of Cards Sheet
Alma Thomas Augusta Savage Clementine Hunter Edmonia Lewis Elizabeth Catlett Faith Ringgold Gwendolyn Knight Harriet Powers Lois Mailou Jones Margaret Burroughs Meta Warrick Fuller Minnie Evans Selma Burke Aaron Douglas Beauford Delaney Charles White Gordon Parks Hale Woodruff Henry O. Tanner Horace Pippin Hughie –Lee Smith Jean-Michel Basquiat John Biggers Richmond Barthe Romare Bearden William H. Johnson
This collection of exciting lesson plans are inspired by the work of eleven prominent African-American artists; including Jacob Lawrence and Faith Ringgold. The lessons are illustrated with colorful step-by-step photographs and include cross-curricular connections. In addition to the artist background information in each lesson, the book contains a concise glossary, templates and a wonderful student gallery. This resource is perfect for helping to develop a multi-cultural art curriculum and can be easily used by a variety of educators ranging from classroom teachers to homeschool educators and/ or college instructors.