Jacob Lawrence was born Sept. 7, 1917, in Atlantic City, N.J. “...best known for his series of narrative paintings depicting important moments in African American history. ... Lawrence began painting in series format in the late 1930s ... on the lives of the abolitionists Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman and John Brown,” and others. (Read more at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aaworld/arts/lawrence.html)

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Jacob Lawrence Harriet Tubman Series

Art Theme: These would be so easy to make for the kids to hold their paint as they were working on their canvases

Jacob Lawrence- Influential African American artist known for his "Migration" series

Artist Birthday Party

jacob lawrence migration series | Jacoob Lawrence, The Great Migration

Marble Cake

Jacob Lawrence Harriet Tubman Series, 1939-40

the Lawn Fawn blog: Under The Sea Birthday Card by Valerie (using Year Six, So Jelly, Critters in the Sea, Life is Good)

African American artist Jacob Lawrence and wife, fellow artist Gwendolyn Knight. Lawrence referred to his style as “dynamic cubism”, though by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shapes and colors of Harlem.

Art party cupcakes for non-decorators... another easy idea that looks good.

Jacob Lawrence (September 7, 1917 – June 9, 2000) was an American painter; he was married to fellow artist Gwendolyn Knight. Lawrence referred to his style as "dynamic cubism", though by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shapes and colors of Harlem.[1] Lawrence is among the best-known 20th century African American painters, a distinction shared with Romare Bearden

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The Builders, a painting by Jacob Lawrence

what we call our "baby wipes" in the classroom..hadn't gotten around to making such a cute little sign

jacob lawrence the great migration

Jacob Lawrence

Rainbow Artist Birthday party.

Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000 | African American Expressionist painter