The Artist Birthday Series

Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence: painter Hi there. We are on vacation from September 5th, until September 19, 2016. But the Artist Birthday Series continues! Albeit, much shorter. 🙂 Thank you so much for your continued interest in this project. When we return from our magical, mystery excursion…I’m sure there will ever-so-interesting be stories to be told. Wishing… Read More Jacob Lawrence

The Artist Birthday Series

Hilda Wilkinson Brown

Today’s Artist Birthday: Hilda Wilkinson Brown Hilda Wilkinson Brown (July 23, 1894 – July 13, 1981) was a painter and educator from Washington, DC. She was also one of the first African American female painters to achieve popular success. Mrs. Brown, who was born in Washington, graduated from the old M Street High School. She graduated from… Read More Hilda Wilkinson Brown