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The Black Artist Thomas Blackshear

By Joohnberry Subscribe to RSS | January 4th 2012 | Views:
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Thomas Blackshear is the most celebrated collectible artist in the world today.His most important contribution is the transformation of his Afro-American experiences to real life.Right from childhood,Thomas had a quest for art.Besides producing a lot of paintings,sculptures and ornament designs, this great artist created illustrations that are used in the postage stamps of USA.He has created illustrations for not only stamps but, also for posters, greeting cards,books,advertising etc.He is a freelance artist and,Lee Jeans,Seven-Up,Milton Bradley and Universal Studios are among his customers.Among the innumerable designs created by this black artist for the postal stamps of US,the latest is the design he created for the Mother Teresa stamp in the year 2010.The Black Heritage Series of 1986,5oth Anniversary Movie Poster Stamps of 1990,Legends of American Music 1995 are the other famous stamps designed by him.

Thomas Blackshear firmly believes that his exposure to art and culture is the driving force behind the great success of his career.He pleads that all his fellow Americans should adopt the spiritual path for their upcoming. According to Thomas,people can experience fulfillment in life by way of strict adherence to spirituality instead of running after materialistic pleasures.His success is based on his deep faith and superior talent.The famous "Ebony Visions" is a collection of sculptures by Thomas.These sculptures are outstanding examples of this artist's superb style, superior talent for designing and his mastery of colors. The various artistic creations by Thomas are perfect blends of African culture and Art Nouveau. Hence, they are popularly known as Afro Nouveau."Ebony Visions" consist of depictions of powerful emotions.It reflects the African American culture of depicting human ideals through images.The portraits of Black Americans by this great painter demonstrate the significance of human relationships and the unfailing power of faith.

"The Story Teller" was the most popular piece of sculpture by the black artist Thomas which is one among the "Ebony Visions" collections. In the year 1995 it was sold for $410 and its current price is around $5000.The common aspect of all the art works by Thomas is that they all reveal his inspiration as well as his ardent faith in god.He has been honored with numerous national and international awards.

Thomas was born in Texas and was brought up in Atlanta. At present, this great artist of America lives in Colorado Springs. He still pursues his freelance career.

Joohnberry - About Author:
Stonecrestcollectibles are specializes in black artwork and they are frequently host live signing events. We offer an extensive collection of African American art,fine art, black art and also carry thomas blackshear ebony Vision figurines of african american artists.

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