Charles Wilbert White
|Born||Charles Wilbert White
April 2, 1918
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Died||October 3, 1979
Los Angeles, California, United States
Early Life and Education
His interest in Art started at age of seven. At age of fourteen he joined the Arts and Crafts Guild. He graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1938.
White's best known work is The Contribution of the Negro to American Democracy, a mural at Hampton University depicting a number of notable blacks including Denmark Vesey, Nat Turner, Peter Salem, George Washington Carver, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and Marian Anderson.
- Jones, Kellie (August 26, 2011). Now Dig This!: Art & Black Los Angeles 1960-1980. New York: Prestel.
- Mary Sherwood Brock, Otis Connections/ LA Printmaking in the 1960s http://www.otis.edu/assets/user/OtisConnections.pdf