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Al Doggett

Visual Artist, Graphic Designer / (b. 1939)

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Amanda Morgan

Dancer, choreographer / (b. 1996)

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Anastacia-Reneé

Poet, Visual Artist / (b. 1972)

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Barbara Earl Thomas

Visual Artist / (b. 1948)

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Barry Johnson

Visual Artist / (b. 1984)

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Benjamin Hunter

Musician, Arts Facilitator / (b. 1985)

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Playwright Cheryl West

Cheryl L. West

Playwright / (b. 1965)

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Cipher Goings

Tap dancer, choreographer / (b. 2001)

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Dave Lewis

Musician, Bandleader / (1938-1988)

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Debora Moore

Glass artist / (b. 1960)

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Donald Byrd

Choreographer, Dancer / (b. 1949)

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Douglas Q. Barnett

Theater Producer, Director / (1931-2019)

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Edna Daigre

Dancer, Teacher / (b. 1942)

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Elisheba Johnson

Curator, Artist / (b. 1981)

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Esther Ervin

Visual Artist / (b. 1953)

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A portrait of Gretchen Yanover with her cello

Gretchen Yanover

Cellist, composer / (b. 1972)

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A portrait of artist Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence

Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence

Painter, visual artist / (1913–2005)

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Ishmael Butler

Musician, Rapper / (b. 1969)

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Jade Solomon Curtis

Choreographer, Dancer / (b. 1986)

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James W. Washington Jr.

Sculptor, Painter / (c. 1909-2000)

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Jourdan Imani Keith

Poet, naturalist

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Julian Priester

Trombonist / (b. 1935)

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Kabby Mitchell

Dancer, Teacher / (c. 1957-2017)

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Laurie Allison Wilson

Architect / (b. circa 1960)

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Luther Hughes

Poet / (b. 1992)

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Marita Dingus

Visual Artist / (b. 1956)

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Milt Simons

Painter, musician, educator / (1923-1973)

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Mona Lake Jones

Poet / (b. 1939)

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Artist Moses Sun

Moses Sun

Painter, muralist / (b. 1971)

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Nate Long

Director, producer / (1930-2002)

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Negro Repertory Company

Theater company / (1936-1939)

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Porter Ray

Rapper, Musician / (b. 1988)

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Preston Wadley

Visual artist, educator / (b. 1952)

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Quenton Baker

Poet, Educator / (b. 1985)

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Reginald André Jackson

Actor, playwright / (b. 1968)

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Riz Rollins

DJ, radio host / (b. 1954)

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Robert L. Scott

DJ, radio pioneer / (1953–1998)

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Sharon Nyree Williams

Theater Producer, Poet / (b. 1975)

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Syvilla Fort

Dancer, choreographer / (1917-1975)

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Takiyah Ward

Muralist, apparel designer / (b. 1987)

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Tariqa Waters

Visual Artist, Curator / (b. 1980)

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Actor Tee Dennard

Tee Dennard

Actor, theater director / (b. 1943)

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The Black Tones

Musicians / (b. 1989)

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Tiffany Wilson

Singer/songwriter / (b. 1977)

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Tina Bell

Singer, Musician / (1957-2012)

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Val Thomas-Matson

TV producer, host / (b. 1959)

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Valerie Curtis-Newton

Theater Director, Educator / (b. 1959)

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Zoë Dusanne

Curator / (1884-1972)

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