COVID has reintroduced us to the calming effects of puzzles. So we decided to double down for the 1000 piece diehards that also crave artistic and cultural representation.
Founding Mother PuzzleRegular price $22.00
Trendsetter PuzzleRegular price $22.00
Nurture PuzzleRegular price $22.00
Motley Blackbelt PuzzleRegular price $21.00
Archibald John Motley, Jr., was an award-winning American visual artist. This puzzle represents his painting of the Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. Put on some Blues and lose yourself in this jazzy puzzle that comes with but one purpose: to provide you the most relaxing times of all while making you visually sharper!
Putting this puzzle together is not easy- are you up for the challenge?
Motley Nightlife PuzzleRegular price $21.00
The painting in this 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle is alive with revelry, portraying the most vibrant elements in sophisticated, young lives—all under the burgundy glow of nightclub lights.
Archibald J. Motley Jr. (American, 1891–1981)
Nightlife, 1943 | It’s near 1:00 a.m. and time to dance in Archibald Motley’s Nightlife, a bustling cabaret in 1940s Chicago. Drawing from cinematic techniques, Motley painted genre scenes such as this to depict the diversity of black American experiences, hoping to speak across racial divides and inspire social change.
Alma Thomas PuzzleRegular price $21.00
This 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle is a painting created by Alma Thomas.
The Eclipse, 1970
Freshly inspired by the 1969 Moon landing, Alma Thomas created the glowing, mosaic-like work The Eclipse, part of her Space paintings series. Thomas began painting after retiring from nearly forty years of teaching, and she explored expressionist, abstract, and nonobjective phases of art. She finally focused on bold, splashy paintings such as the one in this jigsaw puzzle, in which her lifelong study of color theory sparkles.
Charles White PuzzleRegular price $21.00
Renowned educator and civic leader Mary McLeod Bethune is the statuesque central figure in Charles White’s mural for the Los Angeles Public Library.
Through this 1,000-piece Puzzle, explore your cultural, artistic, and out of the box vision as you blow off some steam from your hard day’s job. If you're looking for a way to have fun with your family and bring them into a cohesive circle, this makes a great activity with the spouse and children as well. With education and learning as the central theme, this mural emphasizes black families and the significance of music, education, and culture.
By getting this puzzle, you’ll be doing exactly the same! Keep the fam occupied and give them a lesson on black history at the same time!
Derrick Adams x DREAMYA PuzzleRegular price $16.99
Two Sided Puzzle! Features a painting by artist Derrick Adams on one side and paintings by Dreamyard middle school students in the Bronx who were inspired by Adams on the other side
For easy sorting, puzzles pieces are matte finish and shiny on opposite sides.
8.5"H x 11.5"W
Faith Ringgold PuzzleRegular price $16.99
Oprah's 2021 Pick!
The Sunflower Quilting Bee at Arles 1000 Piece Puzzle by Faith Ringgold features the artist's colorful painting of eight powerful African American women from the past, including Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and more. Born 1930 in Harlem, New York, Ringgold is a painter, mixed media sculptor, performance artist, writer, teacher and lecturer. Through words and text, symbol and metaphor, she acknowledges the contributions of African American women and honors their traditions. Puzzles are packaged in matte-finish sturdy boxes, perfect for gifting, reuse, and storage.
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