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Meta Fuller

 (1877 - 1968)
Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller was active/lived in Massachusetts.  Meta Fuller is known for sculpture-figure, illustration.

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Meta Fuller


A sculptor who explored her African-American roots, Meta Fuller created emotion-packed work with strong social commentary, and became a forerunner of the Black Renaissance, a movement promoting African-American art.

She came from a comfortable middle-class family in Pennsylvania and won a scholarship to the Pennsylvania Museum & School of Industrial Art (PMSIA, now The University of the Arts College of Art and Design) in 1894.  In 1898, she received her diploma and teacher's certificate.  She stayed on through the 1899 school year to do an additional year of work. She then earned another scholarship, this time to study in Paris, but she encountered much prejudice, especially with lodging, when white students refused t  ...  Displaying 750 of 1988 characters.



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About  Meta Fuller

Born:  1877 - Pennsylvania
Died:   1968
Known for:  sculpture-figure, illustration