The Bathers

Two figures - one eyeless, one blindfolded - stand adrift in a body of water., Donated to the State Black Archives Research Center & Museum by Velma A. Walker., Donated to the State Black Archives Research Center & Museum by Velma A. Walker., Artist's bio: Shirley Woodson Reid was born on March 3, 1936 in Pulaski, Tennessee. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees from Wayne State University in 1958 and 1966, respectively. Reid worked as an Art Education Specialist in the Highland Park school district from 1966 to 1992. She was also an art education supervisor for Detroit Public Schools and served as director of the Pyramid Art Gallery. Sought after as an art historian, she contributed scores of newspaper and magazine articles to the field. Reid's paintings of African American life are part of numerous collections including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Studio Museum of Harlem, and the Museum of the National Center for Afro American Artists., Digitized by J.F. Drake Memorial LRC; Alabama A&M University.
Abstract/Description: Two figures - one eyeless, one blindfolded - stand adrift in a body of water.
Subject(s): Water.
Fish.
Blindfolds.
Reflections.
Paintings.
People.