"Baby Bear" illustrator at Hearne tonight | Rock Candy

Thursday, April 24, 2014

"Baby Bear" illustrator at Hearne tonight

Posted By on Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 2:12 PM

Nelson's illustration for "Baby Bear"
  • Nelson's illustration for "Baby Bear"

Award-winning author/illustrator Kadir Nelson, in town for the A
click to enlarge Nelson's "Clean Cotton," oil on canvas, 48 by 48 inches
  • Nelson's "Clean Cotton," oil on canvas, 48 by 48 inches
rkansas Literary Festival, will be at Hearne Fine Art at 5:30 p.m. tonight to talk about his work, which is on exhibit there.  

Nelson's paintings are in the collections of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Baseball Hall of Fame. Parents of young children will no doubt recognize his book "Baby Bear"; his other picture books include "We Are The Ship," "Nelson Mandela," "I Have a Dream," "Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya" and others. His awards include the Caldecott Honor, the Sibert Medal, two Coretta Scott King Awards and an NAACP Image Award.

His exhibit, "Words and Pictures," is co-sponsored by Gibbs Elementary School, Rockefeller Elementary School, Pyramid Art, Books & custom Framing/Hearne Fine Art and the William J. Clinton Foundation.

Tags: , , ,


Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Leslie Newell Peacock

  • Remains found in West Little Rock park could be Ebby Steppach's

    Though no identification has been made, human remains found in the West Little Rock park where Ebby Steppach's car was located in 2015 could belong to the missing teenager.
    • May 22, 2018
  • Two more deaths at Arkansas prisons

    The Department of Correction reported Sunday the deaths of an inmate at Brickeys, the East Arkansas Regional unit of the Department of Correction, and an inmate at the Varner unit in Grady, both in single-man cells, within 12 hours of one another.
    • May 21, 2018
  • 3rd Friday in Argenta means Art Walking

    There's new public art in Argenta that celebrates the North Little Rock's once-hated, now-embraced moniker "Dogtown." The sculpture was designed by Terry Bean and fabricated of steel. The Argenta Arts Foundation provided the photo above, plus information on tonight's art offerings, 5-8 p.m. on Main Street:
    • May 18, 2018
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • Coming Monday: Little Rock Black Restaurant Week

    MoTown Monday is Ceci's Chicken and Waffles. Tasty Tuesday is Sims BBQ and Brewster's Soul Food Cafe. Wing Wednesday is Chicken King and Chicken Wangs. Soul Food Thursday is Lindsey's BBQ and Hospitality House and Food Truck Festival Friday is @station801. It's the first Black Restaurant Week.
    • Mar 8, 2017
  • New music from Isaac Alexander

    New music from Isaac Alexander.
    • Jul 14, 2017
  • No Small Talk Ep. 8: Katy Henriksen, Springs Arts preview

    A packed episode this week of "No Small Talk": a chat with Katy Henriksen, from Of Note on KUAF; Stephanie Smittle breaks down the Spring Arts issue; and we finish up with just a tiny bit of Oscar chatter.
    • Mar 9, 2018

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation