Harlem Renaissance sculptor who served as an advocate for equal rights. Some of her notable works are called Gamin, W.E.B. Dubois, and Lift Every Voice and Sing.
She had early success molding clay structures at a booth at the Palm Beach County Fair in Florida, earning the substantial amount of $175 for her work.
She was the first African-American accepted into the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors in 1934.
She was very briefly married to James Savage before marrying Robert Lincoln Poston in 1923.
Jacob Lawrence was a student of hers at the Savage Studio of Arts and Crafts.