Art Heritage Legacy

Augusta Savage | Sculptor and Educator

(February 29, 1892 – March 26, 1962) “I have created nothing really beautiful, really lasting, but if I can inspire...

Arthello Beck Jr. | Artist and Painter

(July 17, 1941 – November 5, 2004) “I am alive, and I am Black! Therefore, I am motivated to paint...

Tina Turner | Singer, Dancer, and Actress

(Born: November 26, 1939) “If you are unhappy with anything…whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll...

Sam Gilliam | Abstract Visual Artist

Sam Gilliam, an African American color field painter and lyrical abstractionist artist, passed away on June 25, 2022 at the age of 88.