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Michael A. Cummings Artist and Quilter: Art and Artifacts Division

This guide celebrates the art of American Artist and Quilter, Michael A. Cummings.

Schomburg Center Art and Artifacts Division

The Art and Artifacts Division of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture documents, collects, preserves and interprets art and  artifacts by and about people of African descent throughout the world. Fine and applied art and material culture objects can be found in its collections.

We are open to researchers by appointment only.

  • SC Artist Files - Primary resources and miscellaneous material compiled by the Art and Artifacts division of the Schomburg Center.

Michael A. Cummings Quilts in the Art and Artifacts Division

The "TE" number designate is the accession number. An accession number is an unique identifier assigned to an item that carries important information about the item such as the year the item came into the collection.

  •  TE.91.001  Springtime in Memphis II, Textile, fabric paint, and found objects, 85.625 H x 55 W


Craft in America: Quilter Michael A. Cummings

Craft in America interviewed Michael Cummings about his quilt making process. During the segment, he also met with the curator of the Art and Artifacts Division of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Tammi Lawson.

Craft in America Interview



Springtime in Memphis II