George McCalman’s Illustrated Black American History: Honoring the Iconic and the Unseen
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In this episode, Andrew talks to the San Francisco based artist George McCalman, author of Illustrated Black History: Honoring the Iconic and the Unseen, about many black Americans including James Baldwin, Ida B. Wells, Audre Lord and Nina Simone.
George McCalman is an artist, graphic designer, and creative director. His studio, McCalman.co creates long-lasting brands for clients across arts, lifestyle, food, and mobile media. He is a senior lecturer in graphic design at California College of Art and is the author and illustrator for the San Francisco Chronicle‘s monthly “Observed” column. He lives in San Francisco.