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Amos, Emma (<i>born</i> 1938), painter, printmaker, weaver

Joan Marter

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online October 2006 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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African American painter, printmaker and weaver. Amos studied fine arts and textile weaving at Antioch College at Yellow Springs, OH, where she received her BFA in 1958. She went on to study etching and painting at the Central School of Art, London (1958–9), and the following year she moved to New York, where she began working at two printmaking studios: Robert Blackburn’s workshop and that of Letterio Calapai (an outpost of Stanley

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