Elizabeth Catlett: Artist As Activist | WYPR

Elizabeth Catlett: Artist As Activist

Jan 2, 2020

Credit Montpelier Arts Center

Elizabeth Catlett received a Lifetime Achievement Award in contemporary sculpture from the International Sculpture Center in 2003. Decades earlier, Carnegie Institute of Technology revoked her admission when the school learned she was Black. Jackie Copeland, Executive Director of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, tells us more about the groundbreaking artist.