Season Change 2015

Fall is coming soon. For many it has been a long summer of transitions. Waiting for breakthroughs, jobs, relationships, funds, love, decisions, the ending of things, and the hope of new victories. We have been praying, believing and striving to get into place for the new journeys , open doors, and assignments from God. Fall…

Cabin in The Sky! Warfare?

One of my all time favorite movies is  Cabin in the Sky. Vincent Minnelli directed this great classic in 1943. He is Liza Minnelli’s  Father. It was very rare to  see  a black film with such a great cast produced in that era. A lot of film that  were produced by black filmmaker during that…

Angersession!

Over the years as a visual artist I have painted countless pictures from photos of the Great Depression. I wanted to document the effects it had on the Black community through the arts. Many of the photos I found revealed the devastating losses and hopelessness of many across the country both White and Black. The…

Painting Landscapes on Wood

Painting Landscapes on Wood I attended the University of Cincinnati back in 1982-83. I was a Fine Arts Major.  One of the requirement among many was taking  a class in oil painting. I had never  worked with oils before. I was excited about trying a new medium.I have always love the  landscapes and genres  from…

Next Stop Cairo!

Next Stop Cairo! Next Stop Cairo! I recently traveled back through the Midwest to visit my father who is sick. The trip from Colorado to Ohio was a long, tedious drive. I decided to drive because I had several large paintings I wanted to get to my family. It was an emotionally hard trip. I…

Mary Janes on Sunday Mornings

Mary Janes on Sunday Morning Over the years I have always been fascinated with history. I attended high school in Columbus, Ohio. I was very blessed to have a mother and father who encouraged education and knowledge. I grew up attending Union Grove Baptist church in Columbus. My pastor Reverend Phale D. Hale baptized me…

The Preaching Tree

The Preaching Trees is a collection of artwork by Artist Janie McGee depicting the Black experience in American. This colorful Book of art showcases her work over the last 31 years. The Preaching Tree shows the struggle, joys, faith, and survival of Black Americans. The artwork recreates history with emotions, and imagination in many different…

creating black historical art

My studio is called Black Revival Studio located in the Denver, Colorado region. I am an artist and writer. I create historical fine art documenting Black history. After 31 years as an artist I find joy in creating art that creates positive images of the Black experience. I create Fine Art, crafts, home decor, designs,…