Whether painting with acrylic, making prints by hand, illustrating children’s books, or collaborating on works with her husband, sculptor Lucious Webb, Charlotte Riley-Webb imbues her art with the essence of her culture.
Riley-Webb gained an audience of young art enthusiasts by illustrating three children’s books, Entrance Place of Wonders: Poems of the Harlem Renaissance; Rent Party Jazz; and Sweet Potato Pie. At the other end of the spectrum, Riley-Webb has taught art classes to senior adults for more than a decade.
A lifelong student of her craft, Riley-Webb earned her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art, pursued MFA coursework at Georgia State University, learned screen-printing at the Atlanta College of Art, and studied mono-printing and abstract art at Tougaloo College in Jackson, MS.”
In 2006, Charlotte Riley-Webb received the Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant for artistic merit. A resident of Stockbridge, GA, she is a member of African-Americans for the Arts, the Degas Pastel Society and the oldest and most prestigious organization of women artists, the National Association of Women Artists.