William Artis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the British Olympic shooter, see William Artis (sport shooter).
William Artis at work

William Ellisworth Artis (1914 in Washington, North Carolina – 1977) was an African-American sculptor. He was a pupil of Augusta Savage and exhibited with the Harmon Foundation. He studied at the Art Students League of New York and Syracuse University, where he worked with Ivan Meštrović; he later taught at Nebraska Teachers College in Kearney (today Chadron State College[1]) and Mankato State College.