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O-riginal Art Activities: Symmetrical Painting Inspired by Minnie Evans

Español abajo Create your own symmetrical abstract painting! Minnie Evans, Untitled, c. 1970, Mixed media on paper Minnie Evans was an artist who spent most of her life in Wilmington, North Carolina. She served as a gatekeeper at the famous Arlie Gardens for several years and much of her work is inspired by the beautiful…

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O-riginal Art Activities: Symmetrical Dream Drawing Inspired by Minnie Evans

Español abajo Illustrate your dreams as Minnie Evans has done. Minnie Evans was a visionary artist – her ideas came to her in her dreams. She also drew inspiration from the gardens where she worked. A number of her works feature a symmetrical face surrounded by flora and fauna. Many cultures believe dreams connect us…

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Ogden Museum Online Lessons For the Classroom: Untitled | Minnie Evans

Español abajo Students will create an abstracted self-portrait using symmetry and inspirations from nature that reflects decorative patterns as well as an understanding of value changes in color. This is a great exercise to teach students about the use of their left and right brain hemispheres. Creating the image in one side of the paper…

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March Collection Highlight: Exploring the Work of Minnie Evans for Women's History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month we are highlighting the work of Minnie Evans, featured in our exhibition, What Music is Within: Black Abstraction from the Permanent Collection. The paintings and drawings of Minnie Evans depict scenes from the artist’s personal dream world. The central theme in Evans’ paintings are organic objects, plants and and eyes encompassing…

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