Amy Sherald (1973) is a portrait artist. She became the first African -American woman to paint an official portrait of a First Lady for the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery. She is best known for her portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama.
“People who don’t quit eventually rise to the top.”
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Behind the scenes: For this shoot, we struggled to find similar glasses to Amy Sherald’s super cool white cat eye spectacles. We ended up painting a pair of black ones with pearly white nail polish. It only took about 100 coats ;). We happen to have a