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Leslie Nesbitt

Transforming Color Into Consciousness

Leslie Nesbitt wasn’t always a crafty surface designer. Nor did she always dream of beautifying…

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Gianni Lee

Artist Gianni Lee Speaks on the Business of Creating Art

The dynamic creator and thought-provoking visual artist gives insight into his business acumen

Gianni Lee, an international DJ, fashion designer, and painter of fine art opens up about…

By Selena Hill

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black art

Artist Charly Palmer Talks the Business of Black Art

"Black art is the soul of folk—black folk," - Charly Palmer

Writer Ida Harris caught up with Charly Palmer, a painter, muralist, designer, and illustrator in…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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Fine Artist Cheryl R. Riley: The Art of Art Collecting (Part 2)

Cheryl R. Riley explains that art’s purpose is to give joy, or resonate personally on profound levels every time you look at it

Cheryl R. Riley explains that art’s purpose is to give joy or resonate personally on…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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art collecting

Fine Artist Cheryl R. Riley on the Art of Art Collecting (Part 1)

Art expert Cheryl R. Riley's extensive body of work includes public and private art, installations, sculptures, decorative art, and residential murals

Fine artist Cheryl R. Riley has a wide-ranging career, spanning more than four decades and…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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sculptor

Google Doodle Honors Black Female Sculptor for Black History Month

Google celebrates the 19th century sculptor

Google Doogle kicked off Black History Month celebrating Edmonia Lewis, the first internationally recognized African…

By Selena Hill

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artist

This Wrongly Convicted Artist Now Spreads Love Through Painting

Fulton L. Washington paints images that are worth far more than a thousand words

In the wake of a system that gives little to no chances, Mr. Fulton Leory…

By Regan Farley

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wild rabbit

Hennessy and Pratt Institute Choose Winners of Project Wild Rabbit 2016

Hip-hop all-star Nas helped judge the competition

This year at Miami’s Art Basel festival, Hennessy and Pratt University chose the next generation…

By Aniesia Williams

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Thanksgiving

The 2016 Holiday Season: Finding a Balance Between Cynicism and Gratitude

After a year in which the lows have seemed to outnumber the highs, what can we be thankful for?

In 2016, we’ve witnessed gruesome acts of police violence, the deaths of cultural icons, and…

By Jordan Willard

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La'Miya Good

Celebrity Siblings Meagan and La’Myia Good Fuse Philanthropy and Fashion

These famous sisters are using their platform to reach young women in underserved areas

In 2014, celebrity siblings, actress Meagan Good and singer La’Myia Good, founded The Greater Good Foundation, with a mission…

By Daron Pressley

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Martellus bennett

What You Don’t Know About NFL’s Martellus Bennett

Martellus Bennett strikes balance between being an athlete and a creative

“As an athlete, no one really accepts you as a creative. When you are creative,…

By Samara Lynn

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Meet the Woman Using Art to Make a Profit While Making a Difference

Serena Saunders shares tips for monetizing your artwork

Serena Saunders shares tips for monetizing your artwork.

By Kandia Johnson

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Maya Angelou’s Art Collection Up For Auction in New York City

Maya Angelou’s art collection up for auction on September 15, 2015, at 2:30 pm

Maya Angelou’s art collection goes up for auction on September 15, 2015

By Kandia Johnson

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Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Hosts Art for Life Benefit

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrates 20th anniversary with Art for Life Benefit

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrates 20th anniversary with Art for Life Benefit.

By Kandia Johnson

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[Photos] 2015 African American Festival Kicks off Saturday

Celebrate African American music, art, and culture this weekend in Baltimore.

This weekend, Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21st, the city of Baltimore will…

By Safon Floyd

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Couple Who Survived Hurricane Katrina Help People Unwind With New Business

Painting With a Twist expands its 'Paint and Sip' franchise

Kermie and Algy Irvin Jr., own two Painting with a Twist enterprises in the Greater…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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New York’s New Museum is Opening a Tech Incubator

The first class will have 100 spots open for year-long residencies

The New Museum is starting up an interesting technology project

By Patrick Austin

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art galleries

The World’s 100 Best Art Galleries

Have you been to any?

Who’s your favorite artist?

By C. Daniel Baker

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art-institute-of-chicago

The Chicago Museum Leads the List of Best Museums in America

Which of these is your favorite?

Have you been to any of these museums?

By C. Daniel Baker

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Swizz Beatz: More Than Just A Music Artist

Expanding his brand on the canvas

Swizz Beatz creativity knows no bounds.

By Sasha King

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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