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Georgette Seabrooke Powell

Artist directory :: Georgette Seabrooke Powell

The official Online Exhibition of the works of the late Geaorgette Seabrooke Powell. Artist, activist, community leader, loving mother and Grandmother

Georgette Seabrooke Powell


The Powell Gallery 
Georgette E. Seabrooke Powell was born on August 2, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina, and grew up in the Yorkville neighborhood of New York City. She graduated from Washington Irving High School, the prestigious Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, both in New York City, receiving the silver medal for painting. At age 57, she earned her Bachelor‘s of Fine Arts degree from Howard University, School of Fine Arts in Washington, D.C. As a teenager, Ms. Powell studied with two great artists, James L. Wells, at the Harlem Art Workshop and Gwendolyn B. Bennett, at Harlem Community Center. She also studied with several Harlem Renaissance Artists, who inspired her and that she remained close to and they were Augusta Savage, Romare...


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