Saturday, May 26, 2012

R. Gregory Christie

With more than twenty children's books under his belt, R. Gregory Christie has created so many colourful, expressive works...

Dear Mr. Rosenwald :: When Ovella’s town hears that Julius Rosenwald, the president of Sears, Roebuck and Co., is donating money to help them build a new school, Ovella can hardly believe her ears. But the community will have to raise a lot of money, secure land, and build the school themselves. How on earth will poor people find [...]
The Champ: The Story of Muhammad Ali :: Muhammad Ali is one of the world’s best-known figures, and this incredible biography delves into precisely why. From his unlikely beginnings as a skinny, young Cassius Clay learning to box at a local gym to becoming the heavyweight champion of the world at the famous “Rumble in the Jungle,” where even the skies let loose [...]

...and his MTA Art For Transit poster, to be found on New York City subways...
The Subway Soiree Poster an interview with him over at Illustration Friday and find out about his Youth Innovators Project at Indigogo, where he's trying to bring art and children's literacy into the youth community of Atlanta. With his store-front in the North DeKalb Mall, Gregory hopes to provide an opportunity for youth to explore fashion design, illustration and entrepreneurship. He is offering signed posters of his NY Transit work in support of his wonderful and very worthy project. Check it out here!

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