Famous black artists
I started with idea of famous black artists but now I have added beautiful art of people who do dignified and beautiful depictions of people of color.
Theater + Arts - South Florida Sun Sentinel
Frank Albert Jones spent the final five years of his life creating art in the Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville, a place he called "the devil house," after the "haints," or ghosts, he claimed to have witnessed roaming the cellblocks. Using red and blue pencil stubs stolen from the prison accounting office where he worked, Jones depicted these haints locked inside abstract, prisonlike structures, and sold these paranormal drawings in biannual art sales operated by the penitentiary.
Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi to be Inducted in 2016
HALL OF FAME profile: Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi - "Trained as an aerospace engineer, she turned her considerable talents and efforts in the 1980s to bring the unrecognized contributions of African American quilt artists to the attention of the American people as well as the international art communities..."