Four St. Louis illustrators ,three of them,are outstanding

Four St. Louis illustrators ,three of them,are outstanding

The illustrators in the above photo are from left to right,Michael Halbert,Ed Koehler,myself and Richard Bernal.This photo was taken by my wife Carolyn at the gallery opening. Michael is one of the best scratchboard artists nationally,Ed creates really good thoughtful illustrations primarily for Christian publications and Richard is an amazing inspirational children’s book illustrator. My self,I’ve been learning the craft of illustration ,professionally, for over fifty years. We are standing in front of Richards’s portrait drawings and illustrations.

Patricia McKissack,her husband and talking with illustrator Richard Bernal

Patricia McKissack,and her husband Frederick talking with illustrator Richard Bernal

Patricia McKissack is an award winning, nationally  recognized, author of books about the history of African Americans. Patricia told stories,with musical interludes about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. at this event on January 21,2013.

This show of the illustrations of these four illustrators can be seen at Webster Groves Christian Church Monday through Friday until February 22,2013. The gallery hours are 8:30 until 12:30 and 1:30 until 4:30. The gallery will not be available Wednesday Mornings from 9:00 until 12:30. All are welcome.

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