This Spring, Several Group Shows Bring Together Works by African American Female Artists

By Victoria L. Valentine for Culture Type on March 26, 2017

Nearly 40 years ago, the College Art Association’s National Women’s Caucus for Art planned an exhibition featuring works by “Afro-American” women artists...Forty-six artists—including Camille Billops, Lilian T. Burwell, Lois Mailou Jones, Samella S. Lewis, Elizabeth Catlett Mora, Mavis Pusey, Faith Ringgold, Betye Saar, and Alma Thomas—submitted materials in anticipation of the exhibition, but it was cancelled due to lack of funding...

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Faith Ringgold is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts Professor Emerita. For more about her work, please visit:

Lorna Simpson and Carrie Mae Weems are UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumni. For more about their work, please visit:

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Carrie Mae Weems

Image Credit:
Faith Ringgold, Black Light Series #10 Flag for the Moon: Die Nigger, 1969.
Image is courtesy of Artist Faith Ringgold, Culture Type and the ACA Galleries NYC.

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