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Benny Andrews

  Benny Andrews (November 13, 1930 – November 10, 2006) was an American painter, printmaker, creator of collages and educator. He was born November 13, 1930 in Plainview, Georgia and died November 10, 2006....

Terry Dixon

  Terry Dixon (b. Washington, D.C, 1969) is an African-American visual artist. He was awarded a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Atlanta College of Art in 1992 and a Master of Fine Arts...

Harriet Powers

Harriet Powers (October 29, 1837 – January 1, 1910) was an African-American slave, folk artist, and quilt maker from rural Georgia. She used traditional appliqué techniques to record local legends, Bible stories, and astronomical...

Dawoud Bey

Dawoud Bey (born 1953) is an American photographer and educator renowned for his large-scale color portraits of adolescents and other often marginalized subjects. Born David Edward Smikle in New York City‘s Jamaica, Queens neighborhood,...

Darrin Bell

  Darrin Bell (born January 27, 1975)[1] is an editorial cartoonist and comic strip creator American cartoonist who writes and illustrates the syndicated comic strip Candorville (collected in Katrina’s Ghost, Another Stereotype Bites the...

Amalia Amaki

    Amalia Amaki (born Lynda Faye Peek, July 8, 1959) is an African-American artist, art historian, educator, film critic and curator who currently resides in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where she has been a Professor...

Tina Allen

  Tina Allen (1949–2008) was an American sculptor known for her monuments to prominent African Americans, including Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and George Washington Carver.   Early life and education She was born Tina...

Jules Allen

    Jules Allen (born September 13, 1947) is a photographer[1] and a tenured professor in the Art & Photography Department of Queensboro Community College, City University of New York, where he has taught...

Laylah Ali

  Laylah Ali (born 1968, Buffalo, New York[1]) is a contemporary visual artist known for paintings in which ambiguous race relations are depicted with a graphic clarity and cartoon strip format.[2]   Early life...