Tag Archives: Portrait

Atrium Artist Spotlight Exploring Wayman Adams' "Mariachis"

Wayman Adams was born on September 23, 1883 in Muncie, Indiana. Adams discovered his potential as an artist when he followed a custom practiced by Indiana farmers and decorated his father’s barn with a painting of the family’s prized livestock. When he was fourteen he had his first one-man show in Silverburg’s Drug Store in Muncie, and the local newspapers referred to…

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Posing with Portraits Ogden Museum Visitors Create Their Own Portraits of Influence

Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1785 – 1802 is currently on view on the fourth floor of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. This exhibition examines the work of portrait artist, Josef Francisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza (c. 1750-1802), whose career spanned the second half of the Spanish administration of New Orleans….

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