Dr. Samella S. Lewis is a visual artist and pioneer in the field of art history. She has notable impact in the preservation of the legacy of black art and has built institutions for creating generational progress in the black community. Among her many accomplishments are the creation of numerous gallery spaces and later a museum for African American artists, the publication of a series of scholarly books and journals on black art, and the production of a substantial body of artwork that has garnered international acclaim. Many call her the godmother of African American art.
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👩🏾🎨: Dr. Lewis pictured in her home in LA.