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Ogden Museum Online Lessons For the Classroom: Flowing River | Clementine Hunter

Español abajo Students will create an elongated painting or drawing of a river and outdoor scenes from their lives that are fond memories or bring them joy. Students will practice making artistic choices relating to orientation of the image, color choices for the background and foreground, learning and using stacked perspective and incorporating narratives into…

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Docent Permanent Collection Pick Ogden Museum Docent, Harriet Riley, Explores "Flowing River"

Take a look at some of our Docents’ favorite works of art from our permanent collection! This blog post is the first in a series looking at some of our Ogden Museum Docents’ favorite pieces. Ogden Museum Docent, Harriet Riley, chose to share Clementine Hunter’s Flowing River. Flowing River by Clementine Hunter is one of my…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Mixed Media Collage Inspired by Clementine Hunter

The O-riginal Art Activity looked at Clementine Hunter’s mixed media work that incorporated photography and painting. Use mixed media to create your own memory art inspired by Clementine Hunter. Clementine Hunter was a Louisiana based artist who did not venture too far outside of Natchitoches, Louisiana during her life. She is regarded as one of…

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Celebrating Black History Month: Exploring the Work of Clementine Hunter A Self-Taught Louisiana Artist

In celebration of Black History Month, we are highlighting the work of Clementine Hunter, a self-taught, African American painter born in Louisiana in 1886. Hunter worked on Melrose Plantation near Natchitoches for most of her life as a labor and maid. She referred to her works as “memory paintings,” depicting her everyday life on the…

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Getting to Know the Artist: Clementine Hunter A look at the life of one of Louisiana’s Self-Taught Artists

While Clementine Hunter did not venture too far outside of Natchitoches, Louisiana during her life, she is known today as one of the most famous female artists to come from Louisiana and as one of the most important self-taught artists. Hunter was born in December 1886 on Hidden Hill Plantation near Cloutierville, Louisiana. She eventually…

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