IN THE EYE OF INNOCENCE – IN SEARCH OF MY SISTER AND BROTHER EVERYWHERE
February 1, 2011 – February 25, 2011
RECEPTION: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2011
Presented by The Center for Green Urbanism
This exhibition of photographs documents the Dignity and Beauty of African people in Zambia and Ethiopia.
James Cunningham has his BS/BFA in art at Bowie State University, as well as a Master of Art Education and a Master of Art (drawing/printmaking) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Mr. Cunningham’s commitment to his art and students is demonstrated in the many projects and collaborations with which he is involved. Along with his colleagues in the School Without Walls, he opens doors and creates opportunities for his students and provides consistent guidance and support.
Mr. Cunningham is a member of the District of Columbia Public Schools Africa Initiative and Center for International Education and Learn Serve International. Through these programs and various others, he has attended professional development programs on Africa, organized student participation in related local/national activities, and helped send students to East and West Africa.
In collaboration with the Fulbright-Hays scholars who traveled to West Africa in summer 2001, and with assistance from students and colleagues, he designed and organized the new Africa Resource Center at Anacostia Senior High School. His creative vision, and commitment to Africa are evident to anyone visiting the center. The Africa Resource Center will be a venue for future educational programming and a repository of artifacts and materials on Africa available to the entire District of Columbia School system.