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Black Girl Magic: Designer, Illustrator & Educator, Andrea Pippins

By February 7, 2017 No Comments

Andrea Pippins is a designer, illustrator, and educator who began harnessing her artistic talent into a BFA in graphic design and later earned her MFA at Temple University-Tyler School of Art. After teaching design full-time for five years, Andrea took a break from teaching to work on freelance illustration and design projects.
We are stunned at the magnificence of the work she churns out and absolutely crazy about her vision for women and girls!
In November 2015 Andrea published her first book, I Love My Hair, with Random House Children’s Books/Schwartz & Wade. I Love My Hair is a coloring book featuring her illustrations celebrating various hairstyles and textures. In 2016 she released her second book, Becoming Me, for young women to color, doodle, and brainstorm their way to a creative life. Her vision is to empower women and girls of color and people in marginalized communities with visual tools to own and tell their own stories.
She recently created an illustration for the Association for Women’s Rights in Development(AWID) Movements Matter digital visual arts series.

More awesome coloring, this time from @watchjomove! Thanks for sharing, lady! #repost #iheartmyhair

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A close-up of a painting I did years ago that my mom refuses to throw away.

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You should check out Andrea’s website, it’s like entering a multiverse of infinite possibilities. You can also follow her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

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