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Georgette Seabrook Powell Collection

Subject:
Seabrooke, Georgette, 1916-2011
Creator:
Seabrooke, Georgette, 1916-2011
Type:
Collection description
Drawing
Portraits
Place:
Charleston (S.C.)
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Washington (D.C.)
Description:
Georgette Seabrook Powell was born in Charleston, South Carolina and grew up in the Yorkville neighborhood of New York City. As a young woman, she studied at the Harlem Art Workshop with James Wells and at the Harlem Community Art Center with Gwendolyn Bennett. She later studied theater design at Fordham University and would become a lifelong artist, art therapist, and educator. She moved to Washington, D.C. in 1959. In 1970, she founded the Operation Heritage Art Center, later known as Tomorrow's World Art Center in 1975. Powell has won numerous art and service awards.
Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgette_Seabrooke
Topic:
African American artists
African Americans
Artists
Human beings in art
Cite As:
Permanent Collection, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
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Anacostia Community Museum

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