Pratt Institute will host a Creative Conversation with Kadir Nelson, an award-winning American author and artist. Nelson’s name is a familiar one; he’s had numerous successful exhibitions and has been commissioned by the United States House of Representatives, New Yorker, the U.S. Postal Service, musicians Michael Jackson and Drake, Sports Illustrated, the Coca-Cola Company, and DreamWorks Pictures. He has also written and illustrated several best-selling books that chronicle iconic figures such as Nelson Mandela, Joe Louis, Jackie Robinson, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Nelson’s art work is collected by noteworthy celebrities including Shaquille O’Neal, Will and Jada Smith, Steven Spielberg, Denzel Washington, and several more.
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