Deep Blues: Bill Traylor, Self-Taught Artist

Tells the amazing story of folk artist Bill Traylor, who was born into slavery. He first began to paint and draw at the age of 80, and his work is now acclaimed and exhibited throughout the country.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1866-1899)
Artist Biography
Multicultural Topics
TRC format: 
Book