Tuesday, November 29, 2016


Johanne Bryant-Reid in front of Roy Crosse Painting

I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to visit with Johanne Bryant-Reid and talk about her art collection and working with the Romare Bearden Foundation for Women's Voices For Change.
Here is a link to the article:

More images in the order that they are mentioned in the article.

Roy Crosse, Home Protector, 58"x6"x2 1/2", wood, metal gold plate, 1992

Jacob Lawrence print from John Brown Series, 1970

Charles Alston, Untitled, gouache, charcoal, pen and ink on paper, 24"x19", 1970

Norman Lewis Untitled (Doll), watercolor, 17"x12", early 1940

Norman Lewis, Untitled, ink and watercolor on paper, 19"x24", early 1940

John Biggers, Four Seasons, print, 24"x34", 1990

Johanne Bryant-Reid in front of  Elizabeth Catlett linotype prints


  1. So happy to be introduced to this wonderful collector and collection. The Jacob Lawrence print is stunning. Jacob Lawrence was my teacher at Pratt and my most influential one. Thank you for this, Grace. Beautifully written and a great window into an important collection.