• Alma Thomas

    1 day ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

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    Alma Thomas (1891-1978) had one of the great, late-blooming careers in American art during the post-World War II era. Born in Columbus, Ga., Ms. Thomas (1891-1978) attended Howard University and, in 1924, became its first student to earn a degree in fine art. After graduation she began teaching at Shaw Junior High School in Washington, continuing there until retiring in 1960. Only then, at 69, was she able to devote herself full time to painting. During the ensuing 18 years - despite acute arthritis - she produced the body of work for which she would be...
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