Akili Ron Anderson
  • Male
  • Washington, DC
  • United States

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Akili Ron Anderson is a lifetime resident of Washington, DC, born to Russell Anderson and Frances Holmes. He has successfully practiced as a full time visual artist since 1970. Mr. Anderson creates art for the visual enhancement needs of cultural, religious and public institutions. He designs, fabricates and installs stained glass windows, sculptural forms, fine art paintings and theater sets. Mr. Anderson is also well versed in still photography, cinematography, computergraphics, special effects and multi-media presentations.

Mr. Anderson graduated from Cardozo High School in 1964. He attended The Corcoran School of Art (1964-1965) and Howard University, School of Arts and Science, Division of Fine Arts (1965-1969) and (2005-2008). He received his BFA and MFA from Howard University in 2008.

Mr. Anderson held the position of Artist in Residence for the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities (1971-1973). He was the first chairperson of the Visual Arts Department at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts (Washington, DC 1974-1976). Mr. Anderson is a cofounder of NationHouse Organization (Watoto School) and a board member of the African Freedom Fund Treasury and Black Artists of DC. Mr. Anderson is presently teaching full time in the Department of Art at Howard University.

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Tritobia Hayes Benjamin, Ph.D.God seemingly designed Tritobia Hayes Benjamin for her mission at Howard University’s Division of Fine Arts. She has now returned to her Creator.Dr. Benjamin was family centered. Her pride and love for her family was ever present. She very easily spoke with deep affection, for her parents, husband, children, siblings and in-laws. She was very proud of the origins and traditions of…See More
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Tritobia Hayes Benjamin, Ph.D.God seemingly designed Tritobia Hayes Benjamin for her mission at Howard University’s Division of Fine Arts. She has now returned to her Creator.Dr. Benjamin was family centered. Her pride and love for her family was ever present. She very easily spoke with deep affection, for her parents, husband, children, siblings and in-laws. She was very proud of the origins and traditions of…See More
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"I was not in the mood to paint until I viewed your work.  Then I thought, I have a lot of work to do!!!!  The stained glass artwork is mesmerizing.  When I visit churches, I like to view the architecture and stained glass pieces. "
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At 9:00am on April 30, 2014, Monica Exum said…

I was not in the mood to paint until I viewed your work.  Then I thought, I have a lot of work to do!!!!  The stained glass artwork is mesmerizing.  When I visit churches, I like to view the architecture and stained glass pieces. 

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Tritobia Hayes-Benjamin

Posted on July 6, 2014 at 12:30am 0 Comments

Tritobia Hayes Benjamin, Ph.D.

God seemingly designed Tritobia Hayes Benjamin for her mission at Howard University’s Division of Fine Arts. She has now returned to her Creator.

Dr. Benjamin was family centered. Her pride and love for her family was ever present. She very easily spoke with deep affection, for her parents, husband, children, siblings and in-laws. She was very proud of the…

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Amiri Baraka

Posted on January 11, 2014 at 1:00am 0 Comments

LEROY



Hey Leroy, your ancestors… they calling you man. 



They called too soon for my liking. I wanted to shake his hand one more time… and hope to be able to represent myself well in a conversation with, the King of Cool.



I don’t know all the personal and political stories…………..but I do know, as a younger Black man in the sixties, looking for hero’s and role models, I believed in him beca…

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Elizabeth Catlett

Posted on April 6, 2012 at 12:30am 0 Comments

In Honor of Elizabeth Catlett: a queen whose dream is our self esteem

April 15, 1915 - April 2, 2012





Elizabeth Catlett conceived and created her art through her love of truth and her love for Black people.



She drew and sculpted the mountains and valleys of our cultural realities. 



She raised our spirits in celebration, 

as she guided us to find comfort in finding…

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