Learn about the art and life of Alma Woodsey Thomas with these free printables about Alma Thomas Woodsey for kids.

The life and art of Alma Woodsey Thomas…

Alma Woodsey Thomas is an interesting artist to present and discuss with kids for many reasons.

Thomas was a kindergarten teacher, spending 35 years in the same classroom, before she began her full time career as an artist. She was a huge proponent of community involvement in the arts.

Thomas created art in her own home, often in her kitchen or on her sofa.

Alma Woodsey Thomas created artwork during a time of political and racial unrest yet her artwork rarely commented on those issues. Rather her work relied largely on color to make a statement. Her paintings are colorful and full of pattern. her images speak to kids and they will love speaking about what they see in them!

“Color is life, and light is the mother of color.” -Alma Woodsey Thomas

The accomplishments of Alma Woodsey Thomas…

It is said that she was the first woman in America to earn a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art. She received her Bachelors of Science in Fine Arts in 1924 from Howard University.

Thomas was the first African-American woman to have her own solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, along with showings in other notable galleries. Her paintings have been exhibited at the white house three times. Alma Woodsey Thomas was highly regarded by the art community of her time.

Alma Woodsey Thomas for kids printable artist study and response pages.

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Use this coloring page portrait of Alma Woodsey Thomas as part of your learning about the art and life of Thomas.

More Alma Woodsey Thomas resources to make teaching easy….

Kid’s book are one of my very favorite ways to teach about art. The books below are the perfect way to learn about the life and art of Alma Woodsey Thomas together!

Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas by Jeanne Walker Harvey

Alma’s Dream by Obiora N. Anekwe

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison

This Alma Woodsey Thomas inspired color page is inspired by the color field painting of Thomas.

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