18th Annual Black History Month Art Surf

by Fred Showker

Black History Here we are again for our annual Black History Month surf, where we have a look at outstanding contributions to art and design from the black community. This year, we're seeing the most prolific exhibition of art ever! This year includes :
* Lulu Kitololo: Storyteller, Ideamonger, Designer, Artist
* Sabine Pieper : fashion illustration for a generation
* Direct Mail for design etiquette by Wanda Priem
* Kehinde Wiley : legacy of portraitists
* Saki Mafundikwa - Afrikan Alphabets
* Stuff that piques my interest
* Graffiti Turned High Art
and more! Enjoy :

Lulu Kitololo: Storyteller, Ideamonger, Designer, Artist

2013 annual Black History Month search for creative design

Lulu Kitololo, with 340 followers, has quite a collection of African American, and African art, and makes a good visual study for Black History Month
      Like this African fabric link by Pernille ; her African Art links ; and more than 60 boards! WOW
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Lulu Kitololo: Designer, Artist
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Saki Mafundikwa - Afrikan Alphabets

2013 annual Black History Month search for creative design

If you are discussing typography in Africa then you will come across Saki Mafundikwa. Saki Mafundikwa is a Zimbabwean graphic artist that has influenced typography and graphic design all around the world.
      Educated with a Masters of Fine Art at Yale and a BA in Telecommunications and Fine Arts at Indiana University, he left the United States to return to Zimbabwe to found the first school of graphic design and new media.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Saki Mafundikwa
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Sabine Pieper : fashion illustration for a generation

2013 annual Black History Month search for creative design

Berlin-based illustrator Sabine Pieper was born in Germany in 1980. Starting her career as a photographer she always kept her interest for drawing and fine arts. After her first daughter was born and after almost ten years of work experience she followed her passion and set her focus on illustration from 2010 on.
      Pieper has worked for fashion advertising clients like Vlisco and created illustrations for magazines like Elle UK and Mykromag.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Sabine Pieper
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