Jonathan Green - 1955 - Noted art critics and reviewers consider Jonathan Green one of the most important painters of the southern experience. His work, which has been exhibited in major venues nationally and internationally, reflects an intrinsic sense of history and place.
Reynier Llanes - Cuban Born 1985 – is a professionally educated artist from Pinar del Rio, Cuba, now residing in Miami, Florida. This masterful landscape and portrait artist uses the mediums of oils and unique uses of Cuban espresso coffee on canvas and archival paper to capture the essence of cross-cultural environments, people, traditions, and belief systems.
American Born 1940 -- Fine art ceramic works by Willie Leftwich in the Jonathan Green Art Collection reflect stoneware by an outstanding potter that awakens in its collector a respect for the power of the soul and an ever present spirit.
American Born 1915 - 2008 Dorothy McCray has been a professional painter for the past 70 years and is a master of both acrylic and oil paintings along with fine art printmaking. Her painting and printmaking styles range from representational to abstract expressionism.
William S. Carter (1909-1996) was a nationally recognized and awarded artist, who lived on Chicago's southside for most of his life. Carter was a master of all painting mediums and contributed extensively to the African-American art culture of Chicago.
Irene Clark 1927- 1984 Born in Washington, DC., Clark was both a painter and a designer. Her career as a recognized artist began in 1939 in Chicago during the Works Progress Administration (WPA) period of the Great Depression. Later, Clark painted her incredible designs on wooden furniture for the Marshall Fields Company.
Frederick D. (Fred) Jones, 1914-2004 Fred Jones was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1914. He studied at The Art institute of Chicago with George Neal, the first black teacher at the Institute, and Eldzier Cortor, a Chicago artist who spent time painting in Haiti.
Vibrant Vision Traveling Collection
Selections from the Collection managed by Jonathan Green Studios, LLC
For the past 38 years Jonathan Green and Richard Weedman have had the privilege of incorporating into their fine art collection paintings, sculptures, and fine art prints from outstanding African Diaspora and African American Artists into their international art collection titled Vibrant Vision. With few exceptions the collection reflects the themes of work, love, belonging and spirituality. This section of the Vibrant Vision Collection has a particular focus on art created by artists who worked from the late 1930s (the period of the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration) to the present throughout the Caribbean and America..