Nellie Mae Rowe1900-1982

Museum of American Folk Art
New York, NY

$18,150 toward Nellie Mae Rowe 1900-1982, organized by curator Lee Kogan, in support of the exhibition’s education and public programs. Living and working in Georgia her entire life, Rowe was a self-taught African American artist whose colorful works on paper and assemblages of found objects incorporate Southern references, such as shotgun houses, churches, flowers and farm animals.