"In Full Color: A Look At Black History Through Art" is an exhibit currently on display at the Texas Visual Arts Association's gallery in downtown Dallas. Recently there was a workshop for area teachers. During the workshop graphic novel artist and professor of cartoon art Keith Douglas gave teachers ideas on incorporating comic art in their lessons:
Human rights themed artwork from SMU students is on display at the exhibit:
Keith took some time to work with some of the younger participants who are interested in art:
Dallas historian Jesse James Arnold (center) spoke to the crowd and gave an historic perspective:
Comic books from Professor William H. Foster's traveling exhibit are a part of the TVAA exhibit:
Modern day slavery survivor Given Kachepa spoke about his experiences to the crowd:
Some of Keith's art from an upcoming graphic novel on slavery is also a part of the exhibit:
The upcoming graphic novel is als0 a part of a contest for students to submit their work to be published as a part of the book. Check out the TVAA website for more details.