Manuelita Brown

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Manuelita Brown is an African American sculptor. Her most recent work, Triton, at the University of California, San Diego, depicts the school's mascot.


Early life and education[edit]

Brown has beginning in 1961, through the 1990s; Fine Art - Sculpture with Bruno Lucchesi, Scottsdale Artists, Nigel Konstam, Verrocchio Art Centre, Casole d'Elsa, Tuscany, Italy, study and internship at Fire Arts Foundry, Layne Campbell, also earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Oregon State University in 1962, a teaching credential in secondary-level mathematics in 1966, and a M.S. in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego in 1976.


Sculpting in her own studio, she has created many portraits of noted African Americans, and countless multi-cultural style sculptures in abstract, figurative realism and designs for monumental bronzes that she personally works through clay on armatures to the lost wax process. She retired from teaching in 2000 to pursue sculpting full-time, as noted in many publications as referenced.

Notable works[edit]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ Daniels, Amanda (2006-09-28). "Encinitas sculptor swims free in metal". San Diego Union-Tribune. 
  • UCSD newsletter, unveiling of monumental bronze "Triton" 11/20/08