Faith Ringgold

Our next Artist You Need To Know is painter, mixed media sculptor, performance artist, writer, teacher and lecturer Faith Ringgold. From ARTnews: “Faith Ringgold has made flags bleed and girls fly. She has painted indelible images that speak to the racism...

Jacob Lawrence

Our next Artist You Need To Know is among one of the most significant American artists of the twentieth-century, whose work was intensely personal but also stands as a fine historical narrative. Jacob Lawrence (1917 – 2000) was an American painter known for his...

Evergon

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Evergon. A Canadian artist, teacher and activist, he has also created bodies of work using the alter-egos Celluloso Evergoni, Egon Brut, and Eve R. Gonzales. Born in Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, Evergon went to Mount Allison...

Vincent Barré

Our next Artist You Need To Know is sculptor, architect and filmmaker Vincent Barré. His career has spanned over half a century, primarily in France. Vincent Barré studied with American architect Louis Khan in Philadelphia and then worked with the architecture firm...

Xiaojing Yan

Our latest Artist You Need To Know is Xiaojing Yan  闫晓静. She is a Chinese-Canadian artist whose “work embraces her sense of having a hybrid identity.” (from her site) Curator and critic Suzanne Luke offers the following about Yan’s art : “Yan’s...