|Name(s):||Reid, Shirley Woodson, 1936-, artist.|
|Type of Resource:||still image|
four color process
|Extent:||1 print ; 70 cm x 53 cm|
|Abstract/Description:||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.
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.
|Held by:||Alabama A&M University|
|Restrictions on Access:||©2014, Alabama A&M University. All images in Alabama A&M's Digital Collections are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/legalcode). In order to obtain high resolution images or rights to commercial use, please contact the Coordinator for Archives and Special Collections at the J. F. Drake Memorial LRC, Alabama A&M University.|
|Is Part Of:||State Black Archives Research Center & Museum at Alabama A&M University.|