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Title: Folk Art


1
Folk Art
  • Compiled by
  • Margo Thornbury
  • 2005

2
SITUATION OF AMERICA, 1848Artist
unidentifiedNew YorkOil on wood panel34 x 57 1
3/8 in.
3
MEXICO CITY FULL OF BARGAINS, c. 1983 William
Hawkins (18951990)Columbus, Ohio Enamel house
paint on paneling50 1/2 x 50 1/2 in.
4
SCENIC OVER MANTEL, c. 1780 Winthrop Chandler
(17471790) Petersham, MassachusettsOil on pine
panel with beveled edges,29 1/4 x 47 1/4 x 1 1/2
in.
5
Freedom Quilt, 1983 Jessie B. Telfair
(1913-1986) Parrott, Georgia Cotton with muslin
backing and pencil inscription. 73 x75 in.
6
SGRAFFITO PLATE, 1805John Neis (17851867)Upper
Salford Township, PennsylvaniaGlazed red
earthenware1 3/4 x 12 3/8 in. diam.
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THERES A BRIGHT CROWN WAITANG FOR MESister
Gertrude Morgan (19001980)New Orleans
n.d.Acrylic and/or tempera, pencil, and
ballpoint ink on wood panel14 7/8 x 22 in.
Sister Gertrude Morgan a prodigiously talented
African American painter and street missionary
who is today considered one of the most important
self-taught artists of our time.
8
PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN Attributed o John Durand
(act.1765-1782) New York, Connect6icut, or
Virginia c. 1768-1770 Oil on canvas 29 5/16 x 24
5/16 in.
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JOHN AND CATERINA BICKEl, c. 18151825 Jacob
Maentel (1778?)Jonestown, Lebanon County,
Pennsylvaniawatercolor, gouache, ink and pencil
on paper19 x 12 in
10
Drylongso is a Gullah (lowland country of South
Carolina) expression meaning ordinary. Doyle, a
graduate of the Penn School (first school for
African Americans), preferred to paint in enamel
and acrylic on cast-off pieces of roofing metal
and created sculptures using tar on roots and
branches. He also worked with plywood, burned
logs, floorboards, nails, bottle caps,
refrigerator doors, porcelain sinks, metal
medicine cabinets, bird feathers and photographs.

Sam Doyle
11
Sam Doyle paints Lowcountry culture lore for
inspiration.
12
Gary Carden - Preaching to the Chickens
13
Characteristics of Early Appalachian Folk
Art ?Self-taught ?Trade signs, weathervanes,
toys, games, ceramics, figurines, drawings,
paintings, and sculpture ?Under-represented
areas ?Represents strong spiritual or religious
values and beliefs that often fall outside
traditionally accepted beliefs in society today.
?The folk artist is concerned with projecting
his personal values and beliefs and expressions,
whether they compliment or conflict with beliefs
of society.

14
The Appalachian Mountains are within the
following states New York Pennsylvania Ohio
Maryland West Virginia Virginia Kentucky
Tennessee North Carolina South
Carolina Georgia Alabama
Mississippi
Appalachian Regional Commission
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The End
Folk Art Resources American Folk Art Museum
http//www.folkartmuseum.org EKU website The York
W. Bailey Museum at Penn Center
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