Stories

People like you have shared their ideas, knowledge, and stories as they relate to the art in our collection. Read about what people think about the art and artists you love here. Visit an individual work of art or artist page to add your story to our collection.

  • About "Victor Riu: Rhythm"

    Riu exhibited at Lehigh in 1955 in an exhibition arranged by Francis Quirk.

    Andrew Jay
  • About "Alice Kent Stoddard : The Puppies' Angel"

    Barbra, May I ask: what was the relationship between Sandy Stoddard and the artist?

    Bill Valerio
  • About "Alice Kent Stoddard : The Puppies' Angel"

    We now know that this portrait of Sandy Stoddard was painted during the fall of 1948 when Sandy was living at Alice Kent Stoddard's Chestnut Hill house on W. Gravers Lane after she married Joe Pearson. Alice then exhibited it at the National Academy of Design in 1948 #143.

    Barbra Stoddard
  • About "Farris Burdine Woolston: Rising Mist"

    This painting was done before I met Farris. I became her daughter-in-law. Farris had a gift for remembering landscapes she witnessed and then turning them into painted renditions, often with a surreal overlay or special use of a painting technique. I own an example: a visit to Creisham Valley in th

    Linda Huebenthal Woolston
  • About "John Ferris: Untitled, Small Structure #2"

    I have had the pleasure to study and learn from John Ferris. He was one of the best art teachers. John showed me a new way of looking at the world. He found objects with interest and history to juxtapose and create a composition. He had us look not simply at the subject matter but to see and feel t

    Allison Zito
  • About "Helen Corson Hovenden : Martha Hovenden and Her Dog"

    Dear Woodmere, Please know that Martha grew up to become a wonderful artist, inspired by her parents. She made a portrait of me from life when I was seven years old, and I remember sitting for her as she sketched. As a member of the artist’s family, I want to thank you for doing such a great job

    Skip Corson