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James McMillan

 (born 1925)
James C. McMillan is active/lives in North Carolina.  James McMillan is known for painting, graphic art, teaching.

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Born in Sanford, North Carolina, James C. McMillan was encouraged by his college-educated parents to pursue his interest in art. Talented and driven from a young age, McMillan graduated valedictorian from his high school class at the age of 15, and won a scholarship to Howard University in 1941. There McMillan studied under Alain Locke, Loïs Mailou Jones and James Lesesne Wells. Jones became his mentor, arranging for an illustration assistant position with the painter Ralston Crawford, and recommending him for Skowhegan.

After Naval service during World War II, McMillan graduated in 1947 and earned a summer fellowship at the inaugural year of the Skowhegan School of Art in Maine, becoming its first African-Americ   ...  Displaying 750 of 2320 characters.

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Give Us This Day, 1951, oil on masonite 28” x 22"
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