Brian Pinkney

Brian Pinkney’s work as a children’s book illustrator and fine artist is known worldwide. He has illustrated numerous books including In Your Hands by Carole Boston Weathorford, Sit-In, Martin and Mahalia and Duke Ellington by Andrea Davis Pinkney as well as dozens more. Brian has been awarded two Caldecott Honors, four Coretta Scott King Honors, a Coretta Scott King Award and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award. His work has been exhibited at The Art Institute of Chicago, The Detroit Institute of Art and The Cleveland Museum of Art. His most recent book is Martin Rising: Requiem for a King by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Visit him online at