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3 Notable African-American Visual Artists

Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937) was an African-American artist. He was the first African-American painter to gain international acclaim. He moved to Paris in 1891 to study, and decided to stay there, being readily accepted in French artistic circles.

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The work Sight, by WAK (Keven Anthony Williams) Vingette a Majestic African queen peers out into the Trans Atlantic Ocean, Her pupils are slave ships.

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Kehinde Wiley Self portrait ... african american artist who does realistic portraits of african americans with cool back grounds ....

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jump roping in the summer!!! Phyllis Stephens is an award-winning fifth generation quilt maker, considered by critics to be a Master of African-American Story Quilts. Simply stated her quilts are inspirational. She has quilted professionally for more than thirty years.

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