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Art Inspiration: Elizabeth Catlett

  This image presented itself in my Pinterest feed and lead me on a fantastic journey of discovery.  Below is a small snippet from Elizabeth Catlett's Wikipedia.  Her graphic paintings and sculptures are giving me a major inspiration to start creating again. "Elizabeth Catlett (April 15, 1915[2] – April 2, 2012)[3] was an American and Mexican graphic artist and sculptor best known for her depictions of the African-American experience in the 20th century, which often focused on the female experience. She was born and raised in Washington, D.C. to parents working in education, and was the grandchild of freed slaves. It was difficult for a black woman in this time to pursue a career as a working artist. Catlett devoted much of her career to teaching. However, a fellowship awarded to her...

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