LA Author Series
Sounds and the City
Natalie Durkin's SOUNDS AND THE CITY returns to explore a range of contemporary, classical, and jazz music while we also add recommendations from featured artists and authors.
HONORS MINDSET: Synthia SAINT JAMESSynthia SAINT JAMES is international award winning artist and designer of the first United States Postal Stamp for the Kwanzaa holiday. She has to date written and or illustrated 13 children’s picture books, 3 poetry and prose books, 4 children’s activity books, a cookbook, and a postcard book.
She received her first Honorary Doctorate Degree (Doctor of Humane Letters) from Saint Augustine’s College, Raleigh, NC on May 8, 2010 the Historically Black College where her foundation, The Synthia SAINT JAMES Fine Arts Institution, is being established.
She is the recipient of the 2008 Woman of the Year Award for the 26th Senate District, and she has garnered numerous other awards including the a Parent’s Choice Silver Honor, a Coretta Scott King Honor, and an Oppenheim Gold Award all for her books.
The PAPER SERIES: New Art Book releases coming soon
The artist takes on topics such as the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Holocaust, mass migration, the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Trump era and the revitalization of historic buildings and neighborhoods in Los Angeles.