Maywood Artist Has Role In Film Spotlighting Chicago’s Black Arts Scene

Thursday, August 23, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Jesse Howard during an unveiling of his work at the Oak Park Public Library earlier this year. | File 

“Nothing is ever completely finished,” riffs artist Jesse Howard in one scene from the acclaimed documentary, “The Color of Art,” which made its Chicago premier at the Black Harvest Film Festival last weekend.

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Work Of Maywood Artist Becomes Part Of Oak Park Library’s Permanent Collection

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood artist Jesse Howard during the March 22 unveiling of his work, “Rennie in Rhapsody,” at the Oak Park Public Library. | Alexa Rogals/Wednesday Journal 

Maywood artist Jesse Howard was a patron at the Oak Park Public Library’s main branch long before his work was included in the library’s permanent collection last week.

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Maywood Artist Shifts Focus To Black Women

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 || By Michelle Dybal/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Artist Jesse Howard works inside of his Maywood home studio last year. | File 

Maywood artist Jesse Howard is well-known for his work depicting African American men gripped by injustice and fighting against it, with much of his oeuvre influenced by his upbringing on Chicago’s West Side.

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