Edmonia Lewis: Before and After Opportunities for African Americans in Art
Edmonia Lewis art is world-known, and the New York born artist, changed the world for African Americans in art. What makes Lewis so special is that she was the first professional African-American sculptor. Edmonia Lewis portrait via Creator:Henry Rocher [Public domain],
How Edmonia Lewis Became an Icon for Minorities?
Edmonia Lewis, also known as Wildfire, was born in Greenbush, New York. The first African-American sculptor at a professional level, her life began in 1843 or 1845 – no one knows for sure. What we do know is that Edmonia started