Happy Birthday: Fannie Hillsmith

Fannie Hillsmith (born March 13th) was a painter who fused cubist design with Americana motifs. 

She had gained respect from the New York art scen; exhibiting with Peggy Guggenheim and receiving accolades from Clement Greenberg. She also taught at the Black Mountain College.

 "I am interested in abstract art, but I am also interested in the message—the problem is to convey feeling with the impact of the abstract." ~Fannie Hillsmith