In honor of Juneteenth, the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum will display “A Tribute to Floyd Cooper and Jerry Pinkney.”

Floyd Cooper

Floyd Cooper received a Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations in The Blacker the Berry and a Coretta Scott King Honor for Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea and I Have Heard of a Land. Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Cooper received a degree in fine arts from the University of Oklahoma and, after graduating, worked as an artist for a major greeting card company.

Learn more on his website: http://www.floydcooper.com/index.htm