|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
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.