(1923 - 1997)
James E. Lewis was active/lived in Maryland. James Lewis is known for Sculpture, drawing, illustration, painting, art education.
Biography James Lewis
Obituary. Baltimore Sun (August 11, 1997)
Morgan sculptor, patron of black artists, dies. Lewis, 74, championed college art program
James E. Lewis, a prominent Baltimore artist and sculptor who devoted his life to developing the art department and gallery at Morgan State University, died Saturday of complications from a recent stroke at Genesis Nursing Home in Baltimore. He was 74.
Lewis sculpted works throughout the city, including the Black Soldier at Battle Monument Plaza on Calvert Street and an 8-foot tall statue of Frederick Douglass on Morgan State's campus.
"James Lewis was one of the pioneers in the 20th century who paved the way, who provided a space for African-American arti
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