Umoja Fine Arts offers a variety of original pieces and giclees from both emerging artists and some of the greatest artists of our time, ​such as Annie Lee and Paul Goodnight. Learn more about the artists featured in our gallery below:

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Artist Paul Goodnight was born in Chicago on December 31, 1946. At a young age, his mother took him to New London, Connecticut, and later to Boston, where a foster family raised him. Read more >>

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Judy Bowman was born on the east side of Detroit, Michigan in 1952. Her family lived in the community that what was commonly known as "Black Bottom." She attended Detroit Public Schools. Read more >>

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ANNIE LEE (1935-2014)

Artist Annie Frances Lee was born on March 3, 1935, in Gadsden, Alabama; raised by a single parent, she grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and attended Wendell Phillips High School. Read more >>

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Abe Ilo is an emerging artist who was inspired by his grandmother, the late Annie F. Lee, whose paintings depict African Americans in everyday life. Read more >>



Rose Mary Messenger Summers was born on October 12, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan. She was reared by her mother and father along with four siblings.  She graduated Kettering High School in 1971. Read more >>



Walter A. Bailey was born in Dublin, Georgia in 1948. He grew to manhood on the mean streets of Hartford, Connecticut where his natural aRT talent was recognized in the third grade. Read more >>

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