Art – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

Cornell University Library – Collection of 645 African-American images from 1860s-1960s

Cornell University Library has made available a collection of 645 African-American images from the 1860s through the 1960s. The collection was donated to the University by Stephan and Beth Loewentheil in 2012. The university says “one of the goals — … Read More

Jordan Baker-Caldwell joins the ranks of renowned artists Charles Alston, Alfred Crimi, Georgette Seabrooke, Elba Lightfoot and Vertis Hayes

Jordan Baker-Caldwell was an artist even before he knew the words to say it. The son of award winning Silversmith and Jewelry Designer, Sandy Baker, Designer: You Definitely Know Her Work—Routes, October 24, 2016, and accomplished Musician, Lawrence Caldwell — Jordan was immersed … Read More

African-American Lady Liberty (donning Dreadlocks) graces US Mint’s newest coin

Over the past 30 days, I’ve published four articles that examine attitudes having to do with beauty standards in public and in the workplace: U.S. Court Rules Dreadlock Ban During Catastrophe Management Solutions, Inc. Hiring Process Is Legal,  Colonialism Attitudes and African American Hair, Are … Read More

Celebrating the Life of Betty Blayton-Taylor (July 10, 1937 – October 22, 2016), Fine Artist

Betty Blayton Taylor (July 10, 1937 – October 2, 2016) an American activist, advocate, artist, Arts administrator/educator, lecturer. Co Founder of the Studio Museum in Harlem and Director and Founder of the Children’s Art Carnival. “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis” – … Read More

Petronia Paley quenching her artistic thirsts

Petronia Paley can confidently lay claim to the titles Actor, Director, Teacher, Fine Art Painter, Writer, and Producer. She’s actively pursued an acting career, but the other careers along the way segued into the next—seemingly by pure serendipity. Petronia Paley was born in Albany, … Read More

Limited Time Offer – Free Exhibition Space for Fine Artists/Photographers

For a limited time, Routes is offering Fine Artists/photographers “ONE WEEK FREE EXHIBITION SPACE in the Portfolio Section. The artist can submit up to 10 images of his/her works. This offering will run December, January, February and limited to one artist per … Read More

“Thank You Sister Jones” by Agnes O. Bunn – “Lady in White” Painting by Ernest Chrichlow

Revisiting the Good Old ROUTES’ Days! Continuing to publishing excerpts, with additional information, from the October 1977 Maiden Issue—A commentary on the appreciation of food “Sister Jones,” written by Agnes O. Bunn (If you’ve grown up in a Baptist church, you’ve … Read More

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