Saturday, May 7, 2011


HIGGINS BOND grew up in the East End of Little Rock, Arkansas, and her family's home was located opposite the levee of the Arkansas River. She started painting at age twelve but began considering art as a career only after starting as a psychology major and later changing to advertising design at Memphis College of Art.
A versatile artist, she has created a wealth of images ranging from book jackets, record albums, portraits of great kings and queens of Africa, and paintings of Jan Matzeliger and W.E.B. Dubois for the United States Postal Service Black Heritage Stamp Series. Much of her praised artwork is found in the collections of top national corporations. Among her published books for children include When I Was Little, written by Toyomi Igus and published by Just Us Books, Susie King Taylor, Destined to be Free, written by Denise Jordan, published by Just Us Books, Thurgood Marshall, Supreme Court Justice, Who Has a Belly Button?, Groundhog at Evergreen Road, I Am Sacajawea, I Am York: Our Journey West With Lewis and Clark and Then I Think of God.

ALSO: Ms. Bond is available for signings, workshops, and presentations. Her areas of expertise include: children's books, collectors plates, book covers. E-mail her at
You may also visit this Author at
Susie King Taylor,
Destined to be Free

When I Was Little

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