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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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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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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