Artist Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller (6/9/1877 - 3/18/1968) was known for her art celebrating Afrocentric themes. A multi-talented artist who wrote poetry, painted, & sculpted. At the turn of the 20th century, she was a well-known sculptor in Paris before her return to the United States. She was a protege of Auguste Rodin, & has been described as "one of the most imaginative Black artists of her generation. Fuller became a forerunner of the Black Renaissance.