Black Birthdays

February is Black History Month.

William Artis

2.2.19144.3.1977

Artis’ work, along with many other African American artists, helped create an artistic revival in the Black community at this time known as the Harlem Renaissance. Artis is known widely for his sculptures and busts. He studied sculpture and pottery under master sculptor Augusta Savage at the Augusta Savage Studios in the early 1930s.

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