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Coffee & Conversation with Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.
Friday, July 17, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Category: LOCAL EVENTS

COFFEE & CONVERSATION

MEET PRINTMAKER AMOS PAUL KENNEDY JR.
FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2020 | 10AM - 11AM 
HOSTED ON ZOOM
FREE AND OPEN TO ALL

The James Renwick Alliance and Arlington Arts partner to host Coffee & Conversation with printmaker Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. Mr. Kennedy is currently a visiting artist with Arlington Arts, where he is bringing awareness to Arlington’s civil rights history with a focus on the 60thanniversary of the desegregation of Stratford Junior High School last year and the 60th anniversary of the lunch counter sit-ins this year. 

Mr. Kennedy creates prints, posters and postcards from handset wood and metal type, oil-based inks, and eco-friendly chipboard. Much of his work is inspired by proverbs, sayings, and quotes that are significant to the place he is working. His works can be found in countless handmade shops and select posters have been acquired by museums across the country. The subject of a full-length documentary “Proceed and Be Bold!” Mr, Kennedy was honored as a United States Artists Glasgow Fellow in 2012 and in 2015.