February 9th, 2013 - 07:29 AM
NAFISSAH ART COLLECTIBLES
New York, New York
For Immediate Release
9th February 2013
World renowned visual artist Synthia SAINT JAMES returns to New York City for an exclusive Fine Art Salon hosted by Nafissah Art Collectibles. Several artworks from her latest Haitian Series will be included in the vast array of artworks to be offered. The event will be held at a private venue in Manhattan on Saturday, March 16th from 2-6pm.
Synthia SAINT JAMES is a world renowned multicultural visual artist, a award winning author and or illustrator of 17 children’s books, and author of a autobiographical art marketing book, 3 poetry books, a book of affirmations, and a cookbook, who began her career in New York City in 1969.
She is also a popular speaker and architectural designer who has garnered numerous awards over her forty plus year career, including the prestigious Trumpet Award, an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Saint Augustine’s University (where the Synthia SAINT JAMES Fine Art Institute is located), the Women Who Dared Award, and a recent recipient of ACColades: A Salute to Women Who Inspire Us Award.
Her autobiographical book Living My Dream: An Artistic Approach to Marketing was nominated for the 2012 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work-Instructional, and it has already been utilized as a learning tool in universities.
She is most celebrated for designing the first Kwanzaa Stamp for the United States Postal Service in 1997, for which she received a History Maker Award, and for the international cover art for Terry McMillan’s book Waiting to Exhale. Included in her most celebrated collectors are Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., Alice Walker, Glynn Turman, Brenda Russell, Charles Fuller, Regina Taylor and Jenifer Lewis.
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For More Information on Synthia SAINT JAMES – www.synthiasaintjames.com