How We Got Over: A Fight for Freedom and Equality in Dorchester County.
In celebration of Gloria Richardson Day, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in partnership with the Eastern Shore Network for Change (ESNC) present the unveiling of No To The Status Quo, an illustration of civil rights icon and Dorchester County native, Gloria Richardson. This commissioned piece was created by artist Afua Richardson, and is the first in a series of artwork created for ESNC’s upcoming travelling exhibition How We Got Over: A Fight for Freedom and Equality in Dorchester County.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Reginald F. Lewis Museum
830 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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About the Artist
Afua Richardson (Pronounced Uh-FOO-wah) is an American illustrator best known for her work on the Eisner winning series Black Panther World of Wakanda. Her works influenced the CG team in the making of the film. Other works include the reader's choice award mini-series 'Genius' Written by Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman and the American Anthology for Attack on Titan for Kodansha. Afua has done various cover work on X Men 92, Captain Marvel, Captain America and the Mighty Avengers for Marvel Comics, All-Star Batman, Wildstorm for DC comics and Mad Max. She is the artist on the sequel to John Lewis and Andrew Aydin's Civil rights graphic novel 'RUN' published through Abrams Books.