Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Mary Edmonds Lewis - African-American / Native American Sculptor in Fine Arts

A Big Thank You to Shirley Williams for bringing this information to our attention . . .

Google Doodles is celebrating Mary Edmonds Lewis. 
Mary Edmonia Lewis was an American sculptor who worked for most of her career in Rome, Italy. She is the first woman of African-American and Native American heritage to achieve international fame and recognition as a sculptor in the fine arts world. (Wikipedia)
Died: September 17, 1907, London, United Kingdom

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