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Ellis Wilson

  Ellis Wilson (20 April 1899 – January 1977) was an African-American artist.   Biography Wilson was born in Mayfield, Kentucky. In 1916 he began attending Kentucky State College, moving in 1919 to study...

Valerie Maynard

Valerie Maynard (born Harlem, 1937[1]) is an African-American sculptor, teacher, printmaker, and designer. She studied painting and drawing at the Museum of Modern Art, printmaking at the New School for Social Research and received...

Howardena Pindell

  Howardena Pindell, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 14, 1943, to Howard and Mildred (Lewis) Douglas, is an American abstract artist. Her work explores texture, color, structures, and the process of making art;...

Aida Muluneh

  Aida Muluneh (born 1974) is an Ethiopian photographer and contemporary artist.   Biography Muluneh received her BA in film, radio, and television from Howard University in 2001. She has worked freelance since then,...

Renee Stout

Renee Stout (born 1958) is a contemporary artist known for assemblage artworks dealing with her personal history and African-American heritage.[1] Born in Kansas, raised in Pittsburg, living in Washington, DC, and strongly connected through...

Hughie Lee-Smith

Hughie Lee-Smith (September 20, 1915 – February 23, 1999) was an American artist and teacher whose signature works were slightly surreal in mood, often featuring distant figures seen under vast skies in desolate urban...

Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence (September 7, 1917 – June 9, 2000) was an African-American painter known for his portrayal of African-American life. Lawrence referred to his style as “dynamic cubism,” though by his own account the...