Artist of the Month – Jacob Lawrence

Self-Portrait, 1977.

Students in Transitional Kindergarten through 8th grade will learn more about this artist in a lesson taught this month by a parent volunteer through our Art Literacy program.


Jacob Lawrence was a painter and story teller who focused on the struggle for freedom and justice in America from the Civil War period of the 1860s, through the civil rights movement of the 1960s, to the end of the twentieth century.