Profile: Alfred L. Bright (1940-2019)

Alfred L. Bright was an American artist and art educator. He became “the first African American full-time faculty member” at his alma mater, Youngstown State University, and he was the founder and director of its Africana Studies program from 1970 to 1987. His work can be seen in many museums, including the Butler Institute of American Art and the Canton Museum of Art.

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