Jerry Pinkney is active/lives in New York, Pennsylvania. Jerry Pinkney is known for children's story illustrator, commercial art.
Biography Jerry Pinkney
Following is text by Stephanie Haboush Plunkett, Deputy Director/Chief Curator, Norman Rockwell Museum for Jerry Pinkney's 2011 induction ceremony into The Society of Illustrator's Hall of Fame
Jerry Pinkney's icons of living culture have, since 1960, been an important part of the American visual landscape. Created for the covers and pages of periodicals and picture books, postage stamps, greeting cards, advertisements, and well-traveled historic sites, his art is intimately encountered by a vast and eager audience seeking meaning in the stories he has chosen to tell. Intricately conceived, his narratives imbue ordinary activities with a sense of historical importance, and his exquisite characters and meticulously researched deta
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