Profile: James Dupree (1950-)

James Dupree is an American artist, educator, and activist. He has received both fellowships and artist’s residencies in Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, and Wales, as well as various awards, including the Living Legend Award of the Black Alumni Society of the University of Pennsylvania. From 2012 to 2014, Dupree Studios in the Mantua community of West Philadelphia was the subject of an eminent domain takeover attempt by the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA), which ended with Dupree keeping his studio. Continue reading Profile: James Dupree (1950-)