The library features a collection of original art and corresponding art-books collection by international black artists and their teachers. The following artists are featured in the collection (representative list):

  • Camille Billops, major African American sculptor, filmmaker, printmaker
  • Whitfield Lovell, African American painter/collage artist
  • Reggie Gammon, African American artist
  • Queenie McKenzie, Australian aboriginal artist
  • David Fludd, African American painter
  • Albert Huie, Jamaican print master
  • Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, activist – and printmaker
  • Michael Cummings, African American quilt artist
  • Ronald Joseph, African American printmaker