About the Author
Aisha Lumumba has set out to create self-affirming positive images of African American people and their lives through art. She is an African American artist that unashamedly creates African American art. What a novel idea! Aisha Lumumba longs to create art that expresses the African and African American experience from the perspective of anAfrican American. "I want to tell my own story", Ms.Lumumba affirms. Ms. Lumumba appeared on TV One’s Living With Soul, WSB’s People to People twice, and has been interviewed by various other media affiliates. She has published two cookbooks, a novel and was featured in A Time, A Season: A Visual Tribute to Oprah Winfrey spearheaded by Janelle Dowell, I Now Have A Ribbon by Ken Gehle, and Artistic Expressions by Quilters of Color by Ebony Stitchers Quilt Guild. She has installed Quilt Exhibits in many places, namely 5 consecutive years at The Atrium on Auburn Art Gallery Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham Public Library Art Gallery Birmingham, Alabama; and the National Black Arts Festival Atlanta, Georgia. She has also exhibited in many quilt and art shows throughout the country: California, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, and of course Georgia.She is a full-time artist possessing memberships in Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild, Black Art in America, and African Americans for the Arts. Her quilts are now a part of the private collections of many individual collections, including those of Ambassador Andrew Young, Mrs. Valerie Jackson, Dr. Stephanie Jolly, Ms. Brenda Banks, Ms. Woodie Persons, Jualynne E. Dodson, and President & Mrs. Barack Obama.