ANCESTRAL MEMORIES – Featuring the Art of late African-American artist Ruby Jane Boyd

Ruby Jane Boyd

ANCESTRAL MEMORIES
Featuring the late African-American artist
Ruby Jane Boyd
(1947 – 2003)

Ruby Jane Boyd was a descendant of the West and Central Africans enslaved and shipped to the Americas by way of the Atlantic slave trade which began in the 1500’s. An orphan, Boyd began drawing pictures of a father figure when she was five years old and this figure became the ancestor she painted and drew continually during her life. Read more