SAAM’s “Drawn to Art” Series announces new comics

Drawn to Life

The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) has announced new comics in its “Drawn to Art” series. Inspired by graphic novels and beautifully illustrated by students from the Ringling College of Art and Design, these short takes on artists’ lives explore their struggles, triumphs, and art.

The comics are perfect for middle-grade readers and art lovers of any age! With the addition of these 10 new web comics, the series now features 30 stories about women artists represented in SAAM’s collection.

Over three years, Drawn to Art has put the spotlight on the stories of women artists, each having artwork represented in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

What draws artists Laura Aguilar, Tanya Aguiñiga, Emma Amos, Chitra Ganesh, Barbara Jones-Hogu, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Wendy Red Star, Miriam Schapiro, Lilly Martin Spencer, and Consuelo Jimenez Underwood, to create? Find out in a new set of Drawn to Art comics!

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