Category: Artist

Kathy A. Perkins

Kathy A. Perkins Emeritus Faculty — Lighting Design/MA and PhD Faculty MFA, University of Michigan USAA  829   Specialties: Africa/African Diaspora Theatre, Women of Color, Lighting Design Perkins is the editor of Black Female Playwrights: An Anthology of Plays before 1950 (1989), Black South African Women: An Anthology of Plays (1998), African Women Playwrights (2008) and …

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Stephen Wiltshire – Artist

Stephen Wiltshire is an artist who draws and paints detailed cityscapes. He has a particular talent for drawing lifelike, accurate representations of cities, sometimes after having only observed them briefly. He was awarded an MBE for services to the art world in 2006. He studied Fine Art at City & Guilds Art College. His work …

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Martin Espada – Poet & Professor

MARTIN ESPADA was born in 1957 and raised in Brooklyn, New York. His father, Frank Espada, is a political activist and an immigrant from Puerto Rico. Influenced by his activist father, photographer Frank Espada, and his own struggles with poverty, Martín Espada uses his poetry to speak for the downtrodden and the forgotten. Martin worked …

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Frank Espada – Documentary Photographer and Civil Rights Activist

~Frank Espada~ Documentary Photographer and Civil Rights Activist “We need to raise some holy hell,” he wrote to us. “For we have landed at the bottom and have stayed there.” ________________________________________________ “I Will Follow You Silent” I will follow you forever, quiet and fugitive among dark streets ground by nostalgia, or over stars smiling with …

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