I Am An Artist – “Life In Black And White” – The Art of Photography and Film
With John Simmons, ASC
February 21, 2020 – 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Join us with John Simmons, ASC, Award-Winning Photographer and Filmmaker in dialogue with Halima Taha curator and author of Collecting African American Art: Works on Paper and Canvas.
In celebration of Black History Month, on February 21, 2021 the Dream A World Education series “I AM AN ARTIST” will feature two outstanding individuals whose work has influenced the art world for decades. Tickets for this FREE EVENT are available now. REGISTER HERE!!
John Simmons started his photojournalism career in 1960’s Chicago with a camera borrowed from a photographer friend. He is now an Emmy Award®-winning cinematographer and Vice President of the American Society of Cinematographers. His black and white photographs document images of the world around him “at the moment.” We’re honored that Johnny was Associate Producer and Director of Photography for Dream A World Education’s “Secrets of the Heart” opening performance for children.
Halima Taha is the author of Collecting African American Art: Works on Paper and Canvas. She is recognized throughout the U. S. as an authority on collecting African American art and arts management and has contributed to the field as an appraiser, art advisor, educator and speaker.