News and Reviews

We appreciate the great reviews and feedback we have been getting for this exhibition and are pleased to share them here.

Interested in reviewing the exhibition? Contact Sherri Krazl at krazlsa at or send us a link.


Podcast :: Illustrating African American Experiences | Episode 33 [Reframe Podcast Series by the Miami University College of Education, Health & Society]

News :: May 29, 2018 –  Miami University Art Museum has a groundbreaking show of illustrations used on books for African-American children [CityBeat] Reporter KATHY SCHWARTZ

Feature :: May 2018 –  Creating History [Ohio Magazine] Author LINDA FEAGLER

Review ::  April 29, 2018 – SundayMorningReads Exhibition and Conference review [CrazyQuiltEdi blog] Author Edith (Edi) Campbell

Review ::  April 2018 – Telling A People’s Story [GettotheBC Blog] Author Sam F.

Review :: April 6, 2018 – TELLING A PEOPLE’S STORY: ART EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE [The Corretta Scott King Awards Blog] Author SAM BLOOM

Television :: April 1, 2018 – Miami University Art Museum exhibit features art from African-American picture books [WCPO-CIN (ABC) Channel 9 – Cincinnati, OH ~ A New Day] Reporter TOM JORDAN

News :: March 22, 2018 – This Is A Story Of African-American Children’s Illustrators [NPR /WMUB (Oxford) / WVXY (Cincinnati) :: Cincinnati Edition] Reporter 

Recap :: March 16, 2018 – A photo recap of my time at Miami University’s art exhibit: Telling A People’s Story [Don Tate Web Site] Writer DON TATE

News :: Feb 20, 2018 – A PEOPLE’S HISTORY THROUGH PICTURE BOOKS [The Miami Student] Reporter 

News :: Feb. 20, 2018 – Exhibit Explores Importance Of African-American Children’s Book Illustrations [NPR /WMUB (Oxford) / WVXY (Cincinnati)]  Reporter 

Review :: Feb. 11, 2018 – Professor Tom Romano

News :: Jan. 10, 2018 – African-American identity explored through children’s picture-book art [Dayton Daily News] Reporter Ginny McCabe

News :: January 6, 2018 – Miami museum curator previews spring exhibit on children’s books [Journal News] Reporter Ginny McCabe