Alma Thomas: Create a Color Square

Create a project inspired by the work of Alma Thomas.

National Gallery of Art

Alma Woodsey Thomas was an African-American artist and teacher who lived and worked in Washington, D.C., and is now recognized as a major American painter of the 20th century. Thomas taught at Washington, DC public schools for over 35 years while she created her own work at her kitchen table. She loved color and using color in her work. Learn to create your own color square inspired by the work of Alma Thomas.

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