- NAME: Augusta Savage
- OCCUPATION: Educator, Civil Rights Activist, Sculptor
- BIRTH DATE: February 29, 1892
- DEATH DATE: March 26, 1962
- EDUCATION: Cooper Union
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Green Cove Springs, Florida
- PLACE OF DEATH: New York, New York
Born Augusta Christine Fells on February 29, 1892, in Green Cove Springs, Florida, Augusta Savage was an important African American artist and arts educator. Savage began making art as a child, using the natural clay found in her community.