Amos graduated from Antioch College in Ohio in 1958 and the Central School of Art in London in 1959.
Emma played the second incarnation and returned for the 2016 special.
Image courtesy of the Johnson Museum.
The exhibition features more than 60 artworks Amos created from 1958 to 2015.
For her subject matter, she drew upon personal stories, popular culture, and a deep understanding of art and history.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
She has also regularly appeared in various theatre productions, and has branched out into producing.
Tightrope looks to Gauguin as an artist who frequently viewed women of color not as individuals with their own subjectivities, but as objects of representation and sexual desire.