Beautiful Women Of Color Paintings and Illustrations by Frank Morrison
– Video Testimonials (1000s) on Authentic Hand Painted Canvas Art Paintings…….
Notable collections of Morrison’s art are owned by Queen Latifah, “Earth Wind and Fire” Ralph Johnson,ED Gordan, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Pittsburgh Steelers Casey Hampton, Verizon, Russel Simmons “Phat Farm”, WBGO, NY Jets D’ Brickashaw Ferguson, former New York City School Chancellor Rudy Crew, New Orleans Senator Gregory Tarver, renown actor/philanthropist Bill Cosby who prides himself on nurturing the talents of emerging African American artists, and Dr. Lorraine Hale among others. His work has enhanced the settings of televisions shows and movies “Just Right” , “Malcolm and Eddie”, “New York Undercover”, “Cosby” ,”The Rookie” and has been a featured artist on the Home Shopping Network.
Morrison has received commissions from the irrepressible radio/TV commentator Tom Joyner, the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, and executed serially mounted musical scenes for the compact discs “Impulsively Ellington: A Tribute to Duke Ellington, Down-to-the-Bone’s “Crazy Vibes and Things” “Africa’s Straight Ahead”, “The Best Of Down To The Bone” “Ricochet, Richard Elliot”, “Def Jazz” “Paolo Nutini”. His artwork has been displayed in prestigious locales shows such as “The National Black Fine Arts Show” produced by Jocelyn Wainwright, at the Savacou Gallery in Manhattan, and was honored and given a one-man show at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture sponsored by ESSENCE and Toyota.
He earnestly declares that he is rendered speechless with pride when he finds his work displayed adjacent to and in conjunction with Romare Bearden and Charles White.
Some of Mr. Morrison Influences are Ernie Barnes, Thomas Hart Benton, Charles White, Robert Riggs, Ron Adams, Richard Mayhew,Charles Bibbs, Albert Fennell, Paul Goodnight, Carl Owens, Annie Lee , Elizabeth Catlett to name a few.
His initiatives include publication of over 20 illustrated children’s books “Star in the Shadows” by Charles R Smith, “The Hat that Wore Clara B” , “Shoe Box Sam” , “Queen of the Scene” by Queen Latifah, NYT Best selling “Out of the Ballpark” by NY Yankees Alex Rodriguez, NAACP Image Award winning “Our Children can Soar” ,“Long Shot” by NBA all-star point guard Chris Paul, “Keena Ford” series, “For the Love of Soccer” by Pele, “Children of God” by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, “Quacky Baseball” by Peter Abrahams, Texas Bluebonnet Award 2012-2013 Master list winning “Play Louis Play” “Coretta Scott award winning “Jazzy Miz Mozetta” and “Sweet Music in Harlem”. To name a few.