Painter whose work was displayed in a 2003 retrospective at the Tacoma Art Museum.
She studied art at Howard University, but the onset of the Great Depression forced her to end her studies.
She and her husband founded the Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation in 2000, which provides support for talented artists.
She married Jacob Lawrence whom she met while both were participating in the Works Progress Administration's mural project.
She and Langston Hughes were prominent members of the Harlem Renaissance.