Women Artists You Should Know, Part 2
Taught by J.R. Pepper
JR Pepper is a Brooklyn born-and-raised artist, lecturer, researcher and self described 'professional eccentric'. She holds both a BA and an MA in art history specializing in Surrealism and spirit photography. Her artwork has been seen in various gallery shows, websites, album covers, and publications, including Haunted America:FAQ by Dave Thompson. She has spoken at lectured at a wide range of venues and conventions including New York Anime Festival, New York Comic Con, Tokyo in Tulsa, Catland Books, The Morbid Anatomy Museum and is a fellow and curator of the NY branch of Odd Salon. She currently works as an assistant and retoucher for The Burns Archive and is a tour guide at Green-wood Cemetery.
image credit: Bill Wadman
Anyone who has taken a basic art history course will have noticed a lack of women in the most art history textbooks. Where are the women artists?
They are most certainly there, with some of the most striking art and imaginative creations the art world had ever seen. Join us to learn about the lives and works of six women artists that changed art history. These creative and dynamic women, changed art forever and fought for their place in the narrative.
This is part of two of a two part series, but no need to have attended Part 1 in order to enjoy Part 2!