Alvin Thomas Outlaw 1941-2005
Communion of Souls
Gradin 'n' Tyin
Playin' Checkers

A wood sculptor and painter of Black Art, Mr. Outlaw depicted life as he experienced it during the 40's and 50's. Every painting tells a story of a time of struggle but endearing and simple life.

See more of Alvin Outlaw's works on the prints page and originals page.

Mr. Outlaw lived this life until graduating from high school in 1961 when he began a career as a barber. His insatiable desire to express himself artistically was limited by his growing clientele, but he managed to carve between haircuts.



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