Two Sides of James Ransome: Known and Unknown

James Ransome is a children’s book illustrator as well as the recipient of several awards, including the Coretta Scott King award and the NAACP award. His southern background has left him fascinated by the struggles and victories of African Americans and those events are the primary focus of many of his books which often center around retelling African American folktales or memorializing African American sport and historical legends.

For more information on James Ransome and his works, please visit his website.



When: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 – Saturday, December 3, 2016
12:00 am

Where: Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

Opening Reception:
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Artist Talk:
Wednesday, October 26, 2016