FunkJazz Kafé Alumni, Artist Amy Sherald Creates Portrait Of First Lady, Michelle Obama!

Congratulations go out to visual artist, Amy Sherald on being selected for the high honor of creating a portrait of former first lady, Michelle Obama! We’re honored to have had Amy creating artwork live at FunkJazz Kafé Arts & Music Festival as a part of our history!

#WeAreCuratorsOfCool #Since1994

(Amy Sherald seen above painting on stage during Raphael Saadiq, Joi and Cee Lo Green performances)

This is a great example of what we’ve been saying for decades about the artists at FunkJazz Kafé Arts & Music Festival that create in various artistic disciplines (visual art, music, film, theater, poetry, technology, civic service, etc.)! We LOVE introducing great talents in various areas of the arts to those who can see and appreciate artistic excellence unfolding! It’s been what we’re known for since our inception in 1994!

Click the image below to see the Baltimore Sun Times interview with Amy talking about how this all came together! Very inspiring!!!

Amy Sherald interview – Baltimore Sun Times


Also click the image to see this story

Little Girl ‘Wants to be a Queen’ After Seeing Michelle Obama’s Portrait (Video)

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