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Bisa Butler is a fiber artist who uses the African-American tradition of quilting to capture slices of black life throughout history. Her pieces often feature real people — family, friends, celebrities — and incorporate both African and vintage textiles, some actual hand-me-downs from the subjects themselves. The Howard grad carefully selects fabric not only to reflect each person’s

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Shield for Me

A Shield for Me Figurine by African American Expressions | The Black Art Depot