Tuesday, May 10, 2011

ILLUSTRATOR Varnette Honeywood

VARNETTE HONEYWOOD (1950-2010) was an American painter, writer, and businesswoman whose paintings and collages depict the lives of contemporary African Americans. Her work is featured in established collections throughout North America, Africa and Japan. Numerous television programs, including "The Cosby Show," have used her art as a part of their sets. She has also illustrated covers for adult trade books and books for children. A highly sought speaker who inspired new generations of artists, Honeywood was a graduate of Spelman College, and earned a master's degree in education from the University of Southern California.


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