Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller (June 9, 1877-March 18, 1968), an American sculptor, is known for her groundbreaking depictions of the African and African-American experience.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meta_Vaux_Warrick_Fuller
Ethiopia by Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller / c.1921 / Paint on plaster / 13″x3-1/2″x3-7/8″
National Museum of African American History and Culture, DC
Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/meta-vaux-warrick-fuller/