Artist: Shirley Woodson
Title: Sugar on the Floor, 2013
Acrylic on canvas
40" x 40"
Woodson earned a BFA in 1958 and a MA in 1965 from Wayne State University. She has been painting for over 60 years and her portraits and figurative paintings depict her life, environment and African American History. Her epic painted stories are represented in private and public collections throughout America, such as The Detroit Institute of Arts, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Madison Madison, Studio Museum in Harlem, Toledo Art Commission (Ohio), The White House and The Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art.