Expressions of Color and Creativity
GalleryGirl1908xART celebrates the beauty and fun of visual arts through photography, drawing, and painting infusing color and creativity in bold, bright, and vibrant compositions. Inspired by diverse cultures, innovative artistic styles, and creative expression, GalleryGirl1908xART invites you to tap into your creative side and find time to enjoy life and make fun art.
Our mission is simple, Inspire others to enjoy and celebrate their own creativity through art-making! If you don't know where to start we are here to assist you in finding your creative side. Whether you want to host an in-person paint party or attend a virtual art-making workshop, we are here for you.
Workshops available for adults and kids.
Maybe you just want to purchase a painting to hang on your wall, we have that too. Your creative side is waiting!
About Stacey R. Queen
Artist | Art Historian | Activist
Stacey R. Queen is Public Programs Manager at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum. Dedicated to the Veteran’s experience, the museum received international recognition for its innovative design and was named one of the most anticipated buildings of 2018 by Architectural Digest. Before joining the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Queen was Education Associate at The Amistad Center for Art & Culture at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, the oldest continuously operating public art museum in the United States. Her commitment and dedication to serving the Greater Hartford community has led her back to The Amistad Center where she currently serves as Educational Programming Consultant. Previously, she served as Programs Coordinator at the National Great Blacks In Wax Museum, Museum Educator at the Maryland Historical Society and Visitor Services Associate at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Queen has held positions at The Daughters of the American Revolution Museum and the Maryland Science Center and was a K-8 visual arts educator in the Baltimore City Public School System. Her research and scholarship have taken her abroad to study at the Louvre Museum, Musée d’Orsay, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Vatican Museums, Roman Forum and Capitoline Museums. She holds a B.A. from Hampton University in Studio Art and a M.A. from Towson University in Art History.
Visual arts, activism, and community building is at the core of Stacey’s practice as an artists and art historian. Her website and blog posts at www.gallerygirl1908.com covers topics around community art spaces, local artists, artists collectives, and the transformational power of the arts and humanities. In August 2021, Stacey traveled to eastern Africa to partner with the Mombasa Relief Initiative and the TRD HOPE Foundation to teach a photography and painting class at several primary schools and design and paint a wall mural at the Victoria Baptist Primary School in Mombasa, Kenya.