Picture Stories: A Celebration of African American Illustrators

March 24 - June 17, 2007
East Gallery

Picture Stories: A Celebration of African American Illustrators comprises the art of eleven artists, including Ashley Bryan, Adjoa Burrowes, Bryan Collier, Floyd Cooper, Leo and Diane Dillon, Leonard Jenkins, E. B. Lewis, Daniel Minter, James Ransome, Faith Ringgold, and Eric Velasquez. The images, in a wide range of styles, presents a spectrum of scenes and events, including African American folktales and traditions, cultural experiences, and personal stories, all of which define the proud heritage of Black History. 

Curated by Sylvia Nissley, and organized by Smith Kramer. 

This exhibition was made possible by a generous grant from Helen and Peter Bing.