Meet Jamilah's older brother, Jamal. He is a talented young artist who is inspired by seven amazing, real-life visual artists through conversations with his family members and people from his community. Purchase your copy today by clicking on the book cover.
Featured Visual Artists
Drawing by Alicia L. McDaniel
John T. Biggers
Sargent Claude Johnson
Related Art Resources
These are resources directly connected to the artists from the story.
Great African-American Artists Coloring & Activity Book
This newest release compliments the art lesson book, Great Art Lessons for the Creative Soul by Alicia L. McDaniel. Each artist is highlighted with a coloring portrait sheet, biographical info, research questions and a simple art activity. There are cross-curricular connections to music, technology, science, social studies and ELA.
The Featured Artists are: Jean-Michel Basquiat Romare Bearden Selma Burke Elizabeth Catlett Aaron Douglas Minnie Evans Meta Warrick Fuller Clementine Hunter Lois Mailou Jones Gwendolyn Knight Jacob Lawrence Edmonia Lewis Palmer Hayden Sargent Claude Johnson Horace Pippin Harriet Powers Faith Ringgold Augusta Savage Hughie Lee Smith Henry O. Tanner Alma Thomas Laura Wheeler Waring Charles White Ellis Wilson Hale Woodruff
Great African-American Artists Coloring & Activity Book 2.0
Our latest coloring book features another group of amazing African-American visual artists. This resource is a great way to introduce students to artists such as:
Nancy Prophet Edward Mitchell Bannister Robert Scott Duncanson Vivian Schuyler Key Beauford Delaney William H, Johnson Gordon Parks Margaret Taylor-Burroughs Norman Lewis Charles Alston Varnette Honeywood Carl Owens Eugene Grigsby Allan Crite Annie Lee
This fun creative writing lesson is a great way to foster art history in the classroom. After students complete a word search activity about the great artist, Romare Bearden, they will use the words to write a story about him.
The Lesson Includes: -Teacher Lesson Plan -Word Search Activity Sheet -Newspaper Template -Word Search Answer Key