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Myles C. Pinkney

CITY OF BIRTH

Boston

STATE/PROVIDENCE OF BIRTH

Massachusetts

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

United States of America

CURRENT CITY

Poughkeepsie

CURRENT STATE/PROVIDENCE

New York

CURRENT COUNTRY

United States of America

Myles Pinkney, along with his wife Sandra Pinkney, is the creator of the NAACP Image Award winning Shades of Black, along with A Rainbow All Around Me, and Read and Rise, a collaboration with the National Urban League. Myles illustrated each title in a dazzling multicultural photo essay style. They show the diversity of skin color and other characteristics of African American children, and feature appearances by their own children, Myles ("Leon"), Charnelle-Rene and Rashad. Myles Pinkney is a free-lance photographer who, in addition to collaborating with his wife, has illustrated books by celebrated children's author, Nikki Grimes. Myles graduated from Marist College with a BA in communications; however he has been studying photography since he was a child. Myles and Sandra Pinkney live in Poughkeepsie, New York.
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