The Eastern Shore Network for Change is proud to unveil a poster of Gloria Richardson called "No To The Status Quo", the first in a series.
This poster is part of a gallery show being developed called "How We Got Over" featuring art to tell the story of the fight for freedom and equality in Dorchester County, MD. The poster had it's very first reveal at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in Baltimore, MD on February 11, 2020, the day declared "Gloria Richardson Day" by Governor Larry Hogan in 2017 here in Cambridge, Maryland.
About the artist who we partnered with to commission our first piece of the collection: Afua Richardson is an American illustrator best known for her work on the Eisner award-winning series, Black Panther World of Wakanda. In addition to being an illustrator and writer, Afua is a musician, vocalist, performer, songwriter, voice actor, activist, and mentor, she has been aptly called the Jane of All Trades.
ESNC is working in collaboration with Historiart, a collective of heritage professionals and artists to create products and experiences that interpret history, explore heritage and promote culture.
ESNC’s mission is to raise awareness of issues in Dorchester County and to creatively work with the community to inform, educate, and foster change which leads to social and economic empowerment.
To learn more about ESNC, visit their website.
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