Chicago African American Art Database

A compendium of information on African American artists, arts administrators, and educators who lived and worked primarily in the Chicago area.  This site will be continuously updated with information as we continue with our research.  If you have any information about these artists, please submit it to  

George Neal

Margaret Taylor Goss Burroughs

Walter Ellison

William Carter

Charles Davis

Charles Sebree

Bernard Goss

Charles White

Joseph Kersey

Rex Gorleigh

Marion Perkins

Archibald Motley Jr.

Eldzier Cortor

Thelma Johnson Streat

James Bolivar Needham

Charles Dawson

Arthur Diggs

William Farrow

William McBride

Frank Neal

Robert Savon Pious