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Emma Amos

 (born 1938)
Emma Amos is active/lives in New York, New Jersey.  Emma Amos is known for modernist imagery and portrait painting, printmaking.

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Emma Amos

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Emma Amos, born in 1938 in Atlanta, Georgia, reflects her African-American heritage through paintings, prints and weavings that explore political and social issues of Black life. Amos received a B.A. degree in 1958 from Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio; a B.F.A. degree in 1959 in England at the London Central School; and an M.A. degree in 1966 from New York University on New York City.

In her own teaching career, Amos has taught at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, since 1980. Since 1987, she has also held a leadership position at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, in Maine.

Emma Amos's work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York City; Newark Museum, New Jersey; Minnesota Museum of Art,   ...  Displaying 750 of 1631 characters.



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About  Emma Amos

Born:  1938 - Atlanta, Georgia
Known for:  modernist imagery and portrait painting, printmaking