Joanne Graham is a textile and fused glass artist who lives in Deale, Maryland. She uses various wools along with other natural fibers to create pieces rich in color and texture. As a fused glass artist, Joanne likes to create pieces that reflect the scenery of her life, i.e. a group of row houses like the one she grew up in, or the group of sailboats she often sees in the area in which now resides. Just as the textiles are a reminder of her past days of sewing, items depicted in her glass art are also of fond memories.
Karl Graham became a supporter of art and artists while operating The Graham Collection in the District of Columbia from 1994 until 2007. There he featured various artists and artworks mostly, but not entirely, created by African American artists. Since closing the gallery doors, Karl has rediscovered his artistic talent, which he previously abandoned. He now creates in mixed media, acrylics, and encaustic. In his own words, Karl states,
I am going everywhere with my artwork. I am determined to set no boundaries or limitations. My artwork has many layers, and so do I. There is so much to peel away. There is a lot to be seen. There is more to say and to show the world. I will create my art and free myself of any inhibitions to have my art seen.Karl Graham