Standing Tall: Art for President’s Day 2021

Happy birthday, George! Today is President’s Day when we honor all USA presidents. I focus on Washington because he was first. Did you know that America had “court painters” much like Europe before the camera? Learn more as my blog highlights 4 famous portraits of GW, including my 2 favorite at our local Mia.

Power of Prayer in Art: George Washington (Friberg)

This famous painting of the American Revolution, “Prayer at Valley Forge” shows the perseverance of our first US president, and his dependence on the power of prayer to God. As we move into a new era in our government, let us pray that the power of prayer to God not be forgotten by us or our leaders.