Pierce was a well-known African-American artist who studied at
Howard University and Columbia University. During the early part
of her career, Pierce taught in the Washington D.C. public schools
(from 1925-1952) and then at the Washington D.C. Teacher's College
and Howard University. She exhibited widely, including exhibitions
at the Margaret Dickey Gallery, Atlanta University, the Corcoran
Gallery, Howard University, and the Smithsonian. Pierce was a
contempory of Alma Thomas and Lois Mailou Jones. She was awarded
a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Women's Caucus for Art.
Pierce's work is rarely available.
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