Henry Alston (November 28, 1907 April 27, 1977),
born in Charlotte, North Carolina, was an African American artist, muralist, and
Henry Wilmer "Mike" Bannarn (July 17,
1910 September 20, 1965) was an African-American artist, best known for his
work during the Harlem Renaissance period.
Romare Bearden (September 2, 1911
March 12, 1988) was an African- American artist and writer. He worked in several
media including cartoons, oils, and collage.
King Brock (born
Dawson Brock on February 3, 1912 in Pasadena, California), was a WPA artist.
Santiago Martํnez Delgado (19061954)
was a Colombian painter, sculptor, art historian and writer. He established a
reputation as a prominent muralist during the 1940s and is known for his
watercolors, oil paintings, illustrations and woodcarvings.
Gwendolyn Knight (April 20, 1914 February 18, 2005)
was an African American artist from Barbados, in the West Indies.
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.
Norman W. Lewis (23 July 1909 27
August 1979) was an award-winning African-American painter, scholar, and
teacher. He is associated with Abstract Expressionism. Lewis was
African-American, of Caribbean descent.
Sanford Plummer (1905-1974) was a Seneca narrative
watercolor painter from New York.
(December 8, 1886 November 24, 1957) was a prominent
Mexican painter born in Guanajuato, Gto, an active communist, and husband of
Frida Kahlo (19291939 and 19401954). His large wall works in fresco helped
establish the Mexican Mural Renaissance.
Augusta Savage, born
Christine Fells (February 29, 1892 March 26, 1962) was an African-American
sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance.
Jos้ David Alfaro Siqueiros (December
29, 1896 in Camargo, Chihuahua, Mexico - January 6, 1974 in Cuernavaca, Morelos,
Mexico) was a social realist painter, known for his large murals in fresco that
helped establish the Mexican Mural Renaissance.
Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 May
22, 1967) African-American Writer from the state of Kansas associated with the
Partial list of African American Artist that were either
in the WPA or part of the Harlem renaissnace.
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