Evans is an award-winning children’s book illustrator whose titles include “Osceola,” “The Way The Door Closes,” “Shaq and the Beanstalk” and “Take It To The Hoop Magic Johnson.”
His books have been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, NBA Inside Stuff, Reading Rainbow and Late Night with David Letterman.
Evans has received The Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and The Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction for Children. He also was honored by First Lady Laura Bush at the 2002 National Book Festival.
This event, which is free and open to the public, celebrates Black History Month and is sponsored by Black Artists’ Culture and Community (BACC), a student organization at KCAI.