Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman is one of the WOCAA – Women of Color and Accomplishment. WOCAA is a book in progress of my paintings and brief bios of Black women in American history. These are women who have accomplished much despite often facing discrimination or challenging backgrounds. Harriet Tubman    1822 – 1913 Tubman was known as… Continue reading Harriet Tubman

Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth is one of the WOCAA – Women of Color and Accomplishment. WOCAA is a book in progress of my paintings and brief bios of Black women in American history. These are women who have accomplished much despite often facing discrimination or challenging backgrounds. Sojourner Truth 1797 – 1883 American women’s rights activist. She… Continue reading Sojourner Truth

Polly Jackson

Polly Jackson is one of the WOCAA – Women of Color and Accomplishment. WOCAA is a book in progress of my paintings and brief bios of Black women in American history. These are women who have accomplished much despite often facing discrimination or challenging backgrounds. Polly Jackson birth and death unknown, lived in 1880’s Polly… Continue reading Polly Jackson

Edmonia Lewis

Edmonia Lewis is one of the WOCAA – Women of Color and Accomplishment. WOCAA is a book in progress of my paintings and brief bios of Black women in American history. These are women who have accomplished much despite often facing discrimination or challenging backgrounds. Edmonia Lewis 1844 – 1907 Lewis was the first professional… Continue reading Edmonia Lewis

Recy Taylor

Recy Taylor is one of the WOCAA – Women of Color and Accomplishment. WOCAA is a book in progress of my paintings and brief bios of Black women in American history. These are women who have accomplished much despite often facing discrimination or challenging backgrounds. Recy Taylor, 1919-2017 Taylor’s refusal to remain silent about a… Continue reading Recy Taylor

Personal Style – Headgear

I love different styles of personal adornment. These women of the Karen tribe make fanciful headgear that reminds me of western wedding veils.

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Maria, weaver

Maria belongs to the Karen tribe originally from Burma but now living in northern Thailand. I first met Maria in 2012 at her village near Chiang Mia Thailand. She was very shy but showed me how she created beautiful weavings for sale. In 2013, when we met again, I brought the photo I took and… Continue reading Maria, weaver

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