Alma Thomas, ‘Resurrection’, 1966, White House Historical Association

This acrylic and graphite on canvas painting was done by Alma Thomas, who was an educator and artist in Washington, D.C. for most of her career. She was a member of the Washington Color School. This painting was unveiled as part of the White House Collection during Black History Month 2015 and is the first in this collection by an African-American woman. This painting was acquired for the White House Collection with support from George B. Hartzog, Jr., and the White House Acquisition Trust/White House Historical Association.

"This Art is Your Art" Competition: The White House Historical Association, Artsy, and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation

Gift of George B. Hartzog, Jr. and the White House Acquisition Trust and White House Historical Association, 2014

About Alma Thomas

American, 1891-1978, Columbus, Georgia, based in Washington, D.C.

Solo Shows on Artsy

Early Alma Thomas, Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
Alma Thomas, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Alma Thomas, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs
Alma Thomas: Thirteen Studies for Paintings, Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC

Group Shows on Artsy

"This Art Is Your Art" Competition, White House Historical Association, Washington DC
Summer Selections 2014, Aaron Payne Fine Art, Santa Fe
Washington Color Abstraction, Gabarron Foundation, New York