sculptor and printmaker
(Washington, DC, 1915 - 2012, Washington, DC)
Note: The African-American sculptor, painter, and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett was born in Washington, D.C. She attended Howard University and the University of Iowa. In 1946 she received a Rosenfeld Fellowship to travel to Mexicio with her husband, the artist Charles White. She has since remained in Mexico. Her work reflects her interest in African art and social issues in the United States and Mexico.