Each in Their Own Voice: African-American Artists in Cleveland, 1970-2005

Malcolm Brown interview excerpt, 28 October 2008

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Malcolm Brown

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Moon Over Zimbabwe, 2002
Moon Over Zimbabwe, 2002

Program Length: 03:24

Artist and retired art teacher, Malcolm Brown, discusses his life and career as an artist. The artist discusses his early work for the American Greetings Corporation, the company's trademark style and themes, and the importance of his employment there to his development as an artist. After leaving American Greetings, Brown went on to teach art at Shaker Heights High School, an experience which he discusses in detail, and to which he credits his ability to support a family and continue to produce his own art.

*Portrait of the artist courtesy of Herb Ascherman.

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