American folk art

Immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant colors of American folk art. Discover top ideas to incorporate this unique art style into your home decor for a touch of nostalgia and creativity.
Outsider Art, Illustrators, Artists, Patchwork, Art, Folk Art, American Folk Art, Antique Folk Art, Contemporary Folk Art

Doug Frati was born in Maine in 1954. His youth was spent growing up in a small rural town located on the banks of the Sebasticook River. “My grandmother had an old farm there, built by her grandfather, she lived alone and worked in the woolen mills. Her barn was full of cows, chickens, sheep, … Continue reading "Doug Frati"

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An annual tradition continues at American Folk Art & Framing (AFA) with Sharing the Joy, an exhibition of work from the gallery’s 30 artists, running through Thursday, December 30. "... The artists represented at American Folk Art consistently create glorious, thoughtful pieces you will be excited to share," says gallery owner Betsey-Rose Weiss.

Flavio Zabotto
ART & ARTISTS: American Folk Art - part 1

1800s Shadow Box Depicting a Bearded Man Reading 13.3 x 13.3 x 4.4 cm This is a beginning major series on American Folk Art featuring 21 postings. Folk Art encompasses art produced by artists and ordinary folk with little or no training in the arts, and is traditionally utilitarian and decorative rather than purely aesthetic. The period I’m covering is the C18th and C19th and includes a lot of paintings (much of the painted folk art was commissioned portraits of family members from rural…

Barbara Brackman's MATERIAL CULTURE: American Made:Treasures from the American… Quilts, Patchwork, Vintage, Crewel Embroidery, Embroidery Designs, Baltimore Album Quilt, Vintage Quilts, Quilters, Antique Quilts

The City Sewers took a road trip to Arkansas the other day to the Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. We went to hear Linda Eaton, Winterthur's Textile Curator, give a talk about quilts and folk art. More about that later in another post. Elsey A. Halstead, 1848 Collection of the American Folk Art Museum The special exhibit up now is American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum…

Marshel Cunningham