Black Art Matters.

Edmonia Lewis, the first African/Native American

Female Sculptor


Live Lesson on September 2nd at 4pm ET with Liz Lev


Come and Discover:

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The 19th century saw a tsunami of American sculptors flood into Rome looking for inspiration and fame. Among them were several women, mostly from prosperous New England families with enough personal wealth to indulge their artistic pursuits.

Then there was Edmonia Lewis.

From her extraordinary roots traveling with her Native American relatives, to her battles against racial prejudice, this determined artist found her way to Rome and a spectacular career during the reign of Pope Pius IX.

Hear the breathtaking story of Edmonia Lewis, see her amazing works documenting the first years of Emancipation, and feel pride at seeing how passionate determination, raw talent, persistent faith and a few great people who truly believed in equality carved this astounding career out of the hard stone of racism.

The lecture will last an hour with 20 minutes of Q&A at the end.

When you purchase the web lecture you will be redirected to the curriculum, and you will then be given a link to a zoom meeting where you will be able to meet the Master'.

If you have any problems or questions don't hesitate to contact us at: [email protected]


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Web Lecture September 2nd

Black Art Matters. Edmonia Lewis, the first African/Native American Female Sculptor