Civil Rights Movement Art

The Art of a Freedom Movement

This page is for art works related to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1965-1960s. Please send images of Civil Rights Movement art to webmaster@crmvet.org.

See also Charlotta Janssen Paintings

 

 

Mrs. Fannie Lee Chaney (mother of James Chaney)
Alabama Street, San Francisco
Shepard Fairley, 2016

 

Civil Rights Movement by Camille Shumann.


Civil Rights Congress by Elizabeth Catlett. 1949


The Return Of The Soldier by Charles White. 1946

 

Awaken from the Unknowing, by Charles White. 1946

 

Rosa Parks
Sculptor: Eugene Daub, 2013
National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol
Washington, DC

Walking, Charles Henry Alston. 1958

 

The Clinton 12
First students to desegregate a state-supported high school in the South
Sculptor: William F. (Bill) Duffy, 2007
Green McAdoo Cultural Center & Museum
Clinton, Tennessee (USA).

 

Testament by John and Kathy Deering
Little Rock, 2005

 

Racism/Incident at Little Rock
Domingo Ulloa, 1957

Soldiers and Students, by Jacob Lawrence. 1962

 

The Problem We All Live With, Norman Rockwell. 1964.


The Greensboro Four, Technical State University
Sculptor not identified.

 

Albany Civil Rights Memorial
Charles Sherrod Civil Rights Park, Albany, GA
Sculptor not identified.


 

Martin Luther King National Historic Site, Atlanta
Artist: Louis Delsarte


 

Martin Luther King National Historic Site, Atlanta
Artist: Louis Delsarte

 

Virginia Civil Rights Memorial, Richmond VA
Stanely Bleifeld, 2009


Barbara Johns & Moton High student strikers
Stanely Bleifeld, 2009
Virginia Civil Rights Memorial, Richmond VA

 

Based on the sign in the Hattiesburg MS voter registration office.
Artist: Unidentified.

 

Claudette Colvin
Artist: Not identified
Elizabeth Street, New York City

 

Mural Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Artist: Not identified
Birmingham, AL


Foot Soldiers of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement
Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Alabama
Sculptor: Not identified


Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Alabama
Sculptor: Not identified


 

Detail of above.


The Kneeling Ministers by Raymond Kasky.
Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Alabama Rev. John Porter, Rev. Nelson Smith Jr, Rev. A.D. King
Just before being arrested, April 7, 1963

 

Civil Rights Movement by Kalammeh

 

Mural near National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN
Artist: Not identified.


National Civil Rights Museum
Sculptor: StudioEIS

 

National Civil Rights Museum, Lorraine Motel
Artist: Not identified


Civil Rights Martyrs Memorial, by Maya Lin. 1989
Southern Poverty Law Center
Montgomery, AL

 

Street mural, artist unidentified
Philadelphia, PA


Mural commemorating "Bloody Sunday," artist unidentified
Building at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge
Selma, AL

 

Wells Fargo Civil Rights mural, 2014
Artist: Not identified
Montgomery, AL


Wells Fargo Civil Rights mural, Memphis TN. Artist: Not identified


St. Augustine Foot Soldiers Monument
Brian Owens, 2011
St. Augustine, FL

 

Fill the Jails, by Claire O'Connor. 2014
Freedom Rider mug shots
Collection of Claude LeFrambois, Montreal Quebec


Mural, Alabama State University, Montgomery. Artist: Not identified

 

Drawing of Septima Clark teaching literacy in citizenship classes
Artist: Not identified


Dream, by Michael Florin Dente. Portland Oregon

 

Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, the Legacy of Hope
Artist: Charles Bibbs


We March for Civil Rights, by Tuwanda Harmon. 2013

 

 

Martin Luther King Memorial, San Francisco, CA
Sculptor Houston Conwill, Poet Estella Majoza and Architect Joseph De Pace.

 

 

 

Stand up for the Freedom Democrats

MFDP or SNCC poster
Artist name illegible.

 

 

Teacher & Civil rights leader Septima Clark
NAACP, SCLC, Highlander
Artist: not identified.


Hosea Williams (SCLC) Mural ~ Atlanta GA.
Artist: Not identified.

 

Movement Drawings of Frank Cieciorka, SNCC

 

Mississippi Freedom Labor Union (MFLU)

 


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