Silent Auction: Personalized Artwork by Shane Evans

Receive a custom illustration by local artist and award-winning children’s book author/illustrator Shane Evans. Evans will create a personalized pen and ink, 11” x 14” drawing for each of the top three  bidders. Each drawing will be completed after a brief consultation with the winning bidders, in Evans’ “Oluizumz” style. Drawings will be framed and ready to take home. Each winning bidder will also receive three autographed books by  Evans: Olu’s Dream, Underground, and Chocolate Me.

Shane Evans has over 30 books to his credit as author, illustrator, or both. This year, he received the Coretta Scott King Award for his book Underground and in 2011 he received the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding children’s Literature for the book My Brother Charlie. Evans is also an internationally recognized artist having lectured and offered workshops worldwide, including West Africa, South America, and all over the U.S. His work has broadened the perspective of people of color throughout the US and the world and he has colored the history of a people literally with his award-winning work.

Value: $500 per drawing (3 available)

Donated by: Shane Evans