Art is an important part of life. It moves, motivates and inspires. Black artists have had unique role in our culture, not only showcasing talent, but telling the stories of a people in a nation where they are often overlooked and undervalued. These 15 HBCU alumni artists use(d) their talent to not only engage the viewer, but to celebrate life and influence society.
Information about MORE HBCU ARTISTS
Information about HBCU art programs
Sculptor, multi media
(1953 – 2014)
Mixed media artist, collage, diptych
Abstract Painter & sculptor
Photo credits: Adkins- Tom Snelgrove, Tom Powel Imaging, Blair Prentice; Ernie Barnes- Ricardo DeAratanha; Beverly Buchanan- Emon Hassan, Bisa Butler- Claire Oliver Gallery; Amy Sherald- Joseph Hyde; Jack Whitten- Katherine McMahon, Hauser & Wirth, Genevieve Hanson,