Jerry Pinkney Reviews
A native of Philadelphia, Jerry Analyzed in the Philadelphia College of Art (now the University of the Arts) where in 1992 he received the Alumni Award.He's been illustrating children's books since 1964, demonstrating over one hundred titles, and made the Caldecott Medal for his nearly wordless picture book The Lion & the Mouse at 2010. One of his numerous other accolades he's been the recipient of five Caldecott Honor Medals, five Coretta Scott King Awards and four Coretta Scott King Honors, five New York Times Best Illustrated Book awards, also in 2006 the Original Art's Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Illustrators, New York, NY.
In addition to his work at children's books, Jerry has experienced more than half one-man retrospectives at places Which Range from the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL into the California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA. He has exhibited in over one hundred team shows at the USA, Japan, Russia, Italy, Taiwan and Jamaica. Jerry has shown for a Wide Selection of customers, including the U.S. Postal Service, National Park Service, and National Geographic. Jerry created artwork for the Harry Chapin Run Against Hunger commemorative poster, a base which helps bring food to those in need. He had been invited to make a painting for the 30th Bologna Book Fait, Bologna, Italy and also the NASA Art Collection in the John F. Kennedy Space Center. He was appointed to function on the U.S. Postal Services Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee (1982-1992). In 2001 Jerry was encouraged by Laura Bush to illustrate and style that the White House Christmas Program. He's held professorships teaching art at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NYat the University of Delaware, Newark, DE; along with the University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. In 2003, Jerry was appointed to the National Council of the Arts - NEA (2003-2009). His art can be found in the permanent collections at the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, the Delaware Art Museum and the B
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Jerry Pinkney is rated 10 out of 10 based on 29 reviews.