First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Eloise E. Johnson holds a B.A. degree in fine arts from Southern University in Baton Rouge and an M.A. degree in art history from Louisiana State University. Dr. Johnson taught art history and painting at Southern University from 1979 to 1987. She left Southern to earn her doctorate in art history at Florida State University, graduating in 1993. Dr. Johnson has taught art history at Cleveland State University and Alabama State University. She is currently serving as an adjunct curator at the Louisiana Arts Science Center and an adjunct professor at Southern University. Dr. Johnson is the co-curator for the exhibit A Different Image: 100 Years of African American Artists in Louisiana Collections, January-February 1997. She is also the author of the introductory essay for the exhibit catalog.