Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Amy Sherald and Dr. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee
Join us for a special evening with artist Amy Sherald and art historian Dr. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee. Amy Sherald is the 2018 David C. Driskell Prize winner. A Georgia native now based in Baltimore, Sherald is acclaimed for her profoundly creative and distinctive portraits of African American subjects. In 2017, she received the commission to paint former first lady Michelle Obama’s official portrait for the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, which was unveiled in February of 2018. Dr. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee is an art historian, curator, writer, and Director of the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. This evening is a collaboration between the High Museum of Art and the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art.