Scripps College Emerita of Art Samella Lewis’ Work Is Featured Among Renowned African American Artists

CLAREMONT, California - February 6, 2017

“Migrants” by Samella Lewis.

The art of Scripps College Professor Emerita of Art Samella Lewis will be featured at The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art at California State University, San Bernardino from Feb. 11 – April 8 in the show, “Enduring in Vision and Linked in Tradition: Four Generations of African American Women Artists.” The exhibition features works by 12 highly accomplished artists representing four generations of African American women in the art world from the first half of the 20th century to the present. Lewis’ Migrants series will be featured.
An opening reception is held on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 7-9 p.m. The exhibition also features renowned Los Angeles artist, Betye Saar, who, along with her daughter, Scripps alumna Alison Saar ’78, are major forces in the city’s vibrant art scene.