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Post date: 2020-02-07T10:11:55-08:00
As an enslaved woman in the south, Biddy Mason was valued highly because of her knowledge in herbal medicine, but as a free woman in Los Angeles, Mason became a boundry-breaking midwife, nurse and philantropist.
Post date: 2019-11-02T05:48:45-07:00
Paul Revere Williams is known as an architect to the stars, one of the first African Americans who achieved stature in a racially divided profession, but he also created civic works that spoke to the legacy he wanted to leave behind.
Post date: 2017-09-15T11:47:02-07:00
Fine art is filled with glass blown objects but few artists have been able to achieve glass-blown human subjects that critique the harsh realities of today, the hallmark of Jaime Guerrero’s artwork and career.
Post date: 2017-03-27T15:56:00-07:00
Born in Brazil to Japanese parents, 79-year-old Kenzi Shiokava's sculptures are made from discarded scraps that he resurrects and fills with life.
Post date: 2015-11-05T17:00:00-08:00
Author Tisa Bryant's work and pedagogy center around the fluidity of time, space and the meaning of race. Noted for her book, "Unexplained Presence," Bryant can be counted amongst the thriving community of Afrofuturists in Southern California.
Post date: 2015-09-11T09:39:00-07:00
Noah Davis, painter, installation artist and founder of Los Angeles' Underground Museum died recently at the age of 32. Known for his figurative paintings, Davis strived to convey the everyday lives of African Americans outside of popular stereotypes.