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Exhibition August 24, 2019 − January 19, 2020
Everyday People: The Art of James E. Ransom
Coretta Scott King prize winner James E. Ransome illustrated over sixty children's picture books covering a wide range of subjects. What do the drawings in the exhibition have in common?People for every day"so is the celebration of the most simple and joyful moments in our lives. Ransom's bright oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings depict inspirational stories about unknown characters such as Uncle Jed and Aunt Flossi, as well as people who have gone down in history such as Sojourner East, Frederick Douglas, Louis Armstrong and Satchel Paige.