Dave the Potter

Bryan Collier print from from Dave the Potter given to the library by Greg Taylor and Alvina Ling

We have a striking new piece of art in the library thanks to St Philip’s Academy’s good friends, Greg Taylor and Alvina Ling.

Mrs. Buell reads Dave the Potter and introduces the new Bryan Collier print

Artist, Bryan Collier won the 2100 Coretta Scott Illustrator Award for his illustrations for Laban Carrick Hill’s  book  Dave the Potter which tells the story of  this remarkable  artist, poet and slave who lived  and worked in South Carolina in the 1800s.   Collier shares some background about the book and his illustrations here.