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Augusta Savage

 (1892 - 1962)
Augusta Christine Fells Savage was active/lived in New York, Florida.  Augusta Savage is known for African-American portrait sculpture, educator.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Augusta Savage


Birth / Death:  1892 Green Cove Springs, Florida - 1962 New York City

Methods for Augusta Savage

Sculpture, Sculptor

Media for Augusta Savage

Styles for Augusta Savage

Subjects for Augusta Savage

Black, African Culture, Figure, Genre
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Portrait Bust Sculpture
Portraits

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Augusta Savage

Europe
Woodstock, New York

Art Association for Augusta Savage

National Association of Women Artists
Salons of America
Woodstock Art Association

Schools for Augusta Savage

Academy de la Grand Chaumiere, Student
Cooper Union Art School, Cooper School of Design, Student
Fontainebleau School of Fine Arts, Student

Awards/Recognition for Augusta Savage

Carnegie Foundation Fellowship, Grant
Harmon Foundation Award
Rosenwald Foundation Grant

Chronology for Augusta Savage

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 20th Century After 1950

Added Description for Augusta Savage

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Figure Specialty
Harlem Renaissance Artist
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project

Ethnicity for Augusta Savage

Black, African-American

Exhibition of Art Association for Augusta Savage

National Association of Women Artists-
Salons of America-
Woodstock NY Art Association

Exhibition of Museum for Augusta Savage

Carnegie Institute, International
Harmon Foundation, Harlem

Exhibition of Art Gallery and/or Salon for Augusta Savage

Paris Salons


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