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Born September 17, 1917 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
As a teenager, attended the Utopian House under artist, Charles Alston.
Part of Harlem artists, poets, writers and musicians known as the “306 group”.
Taught at Black Mountain Collage, Pratt, New School, Art Students League and University of Washington.
Portrait of artist.
“Migration Series” captures the African-American migration from South to northern jobs.
Title of artwork: “Ironers” (1943).
The artist's first name is Jacob.
The artist is Jacob Lawrence.