UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History Textile Series No. 2 book “Wrapped In Pride”, Ebony Magazine, Jet Magazine, Government Computer News, Essence Magazine, USA Today, Black Church Magazine, Upscale Magazine, Decor Magazine, Art Business News, Art World News, Ebony Man Magazine, Paint Magazine, Images Magazine.
The Baltimore Sun Paper, February 2008
The Record-Argus, April 2007
Chicago Tribune, September 2007
The Black Voice News, December 2006
The Cincinnati Herald, February 2005
The Cincinnati Enquirer, February 2005
The Afro-American Newspaper, June 2004
The Trenton Downtowner, March 2004
The New Haven Register, October 2002
The Afro-American Newspaper, February 2001
The Cincinnati Herald, February 2001
The New York Times, April 2000
The Sun, February 2000
The Washington Times, October 1996
Richmond Free Press, October 1996
The Sun, January 1996
The Afro-American Newspaper, November 1995
Ebony Man, July 1995
Traveler Weekly, June 1995
San Gabriel Valley Tribune, October 1994
Artistic Pedigree, May 1994
Image Connections, May 1994
Decor Magazine, April 1993
Upscale Magazine, February 1993
Daily Bulletin, February 1993
Elkhart Truth, August 1992
Indiana Tribune, August 1992
Metropolitan Magazine, April 1992
The Baltimore Sun Paper, August 1990
Television & Radio Appearances
2009- Featured as a guest on WMAR Channel 2 “TV Hill” hosted by Terry Owens. Interview discussion on “ARTcetra” an art auction fundraiser for Coppin State University Helene Fuld School of Nursing.
2009- Featured as a guest on “Joose Unleashed!” Interview discussion on self promotion in the new millennium hosted by Anyta Thomas on Talk Shoe Internet Radio for the artist community.
2008- Featured as a guest on “Inside Design” Internet Radio Show hosted by Sherry Burton Ways with a discussion on artist advocacy.
2005- Featured as a guest on WEAA Radio 88.9FM Two-Way Talk/Dialogue with the African American Male hosted by Richard Rowe at Morgan State University. Interview features the artist’s son Mandela, discussing current peer issues.
2005- Featured as a guest on Heaven 600 Radio hosted by Marco Merrick in Baltimore, MD. Discussion on creating art for national African American causes.
2004- Featured as a guest on WJZ-TV News 13 hosted by Kai Jackson. Interview discussion on his commission for the Associated Black Charities Annual Fundraising Gala.
2003- Featured as a guest on “MPT Artworks This Week” on Maryland Public Television hosted by Nate Howard discussing his art career.
2000- Featured on WMAR Channel 2 News interviewed by Tony Pagnotti highlighting a twelve year overview of the Baltimore artist’s career.
1999- Featured on Fox 45 news interviewed by Shannon Powell discussing his trials and tribulations as an artist including his studio fire of 1995.
1996- Featured on “BET Shop” shot at the Home Shopping Network in Florida, introducing works from his product line originally aired on Black Entertainment Television.
1994- Featured on ”Color Me Poetry” hosted by Danny Queen on cable access programming for Bowie State University.
1993- Featured on “At Your Service” hosted by Dr. Rovenia Brock introducing Washington, DC to the world of Black Art originally aired on Black Entertainment Television
1993- Featured on WBAL TV Channel 11 highlighting the 3rd Annual African American Youth Art Exhibition.
1993- Featured on KTLA show “Weekend Gallery” discussing the Eleventh Annual Artists’ Salute to Black History Month in Los Angeles and his Featured Artist invitation.
1992- Featured on WSBT TV 22 and interviewed as a Featured Artist at the Elkhart Black Expo.
1992- Featured on Black Entertainment Television show “Our Voices” hosted by Beverly Smith and discussing the world of African American Art.
1991- Featured on Tony’s Travels, hosted by Tony Pagnotti WMAR-TV 2 highlighting artists and features some of his mentored students working at his south Baltimore studio.
1990-1993- Hosted ”Studio 1117″ an art instructional television program aired in Prince George’s County and Washington, DC on cable access for Bowie State University. Six 30 minute shows giving an introduction to airbrushing, lettering, and caricatures shot at his downtown Baltimore studio.
1989- Featured in a 30 minute interview on cable access program “Studio 1117” for Bowie State University programming.
2008- Commissioned by Coppin State University-Helene Fuld School of Nursingto create a painting for installation in the Health & Human Services Building
2007- Artwork titled ”Spirit of Fatherhood” was featured on the set of the HBO series “The Wire”.
2006- Co-founded the 1st Creative Quarantine featuring artists Larry Poncho Brown, Charles A. Bibbs, and Synthia Saint James where they isolated themselves created art the entire month of January culminating with an exhibition at the end.
2005- Received the “Key to the City” during the Roots & Heritage Festival, at City Hall in Lexington, Kentucky
2000- Melanin Graphics, Inc. celebrated the 10th Anniversary of sponsoring “The African American Youth Art Exhibition” an annual Black History Month event held for Baltimore City Schools since 1991.
1998- Emanuel Clever II, Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri proclaims February 27th as Larry “Poncho” Brown Day
1997- Selected as the Keynote Speaker for Commencement Exercises at his alma mater Carver Vocational – Technical High School.
1994- Selected as one of four featured African American artists to exhibit works at the Bahia Art and Jazz Festival in Bahia, Brazil.
1994- The work “Each One, Teach One” was commissioned for the Black History Month Celebration, Atlanta, GA commemorative poster.
1993- Artwork titled ”Infinity” was purchased by The District of Columbia Superior Courts, and added to their personal collection.
1993- Artwork titled “Sidesteppin” was featured on the set of the HBO special “Laurel Avenue”.
1993- Became one of the youngest inductees at the Carver Vocational – Technical High School ”Hall of Fame” as a successful alumni.
1993- The work ”Rejoice” was selected for the Eleventh Annual Artist’s Salute to Black History Month commemorative poster.
1993- The works ”Infinity” and “Legacy” were chosen for the set of the NBC show “Here and Now”.
1992- Created portrait presented to Susan Taylor, editor of Essence Magazine.
1992- The works “Black Is Black”, “Queen Nofretari”, and “Queen Khamerernebty” chosen for the set of the hit NBC show “A Different World”.
1992- Produced signage and props for the movie “Meteor Man”.
1991- The work “Legacy” commissioned for the “Kunta Kinte Festival” commemorative poster.
1991- Produced signage and props for the movie “He Said, She Said”.
1990- Produced signage and props for the movie “Homicide”.
1989- Produced signage and props for the movie “Avalon” by Barry Levinson.
1989- Produced before and after illustrations of all the patients Dick Gregory’s Health Resort in Fort Walton Beach, FL for a taping of 60 Minutes.
1989- Created portrait presented to Ed Bradley.
1988- Created portraits presented to performers Roy Ayers, Noel Pointer, Lonnie Liston Smith, and Bobby Humphrey for the “Just Say No” concert.
1987- Commissioned to create commemorative poster of Winston-Salem State University “Anita Baker Live” Concert.
1987- Commissioned to create commemorative poster of Morgan State University “Bill Cosby Live” Fundraiser Benefit.
1987- Created portrait presented to Anita Baker.
1987- Created portrait presented to Oprah Winfrey.
1987- Created portrait presented to Bill Cosby
2008- Annual Black Music & Art Award
2008- “Art Supporter of the Year Award” from Sankofa Dance Theater
2004- “Empower 2004 Award” from Ethnic Expressions
2004- “Black Graduate Association Award” from Purdue University
2003- Palette Award “Artist of the Year” from the Heritage Art Festival
2002- Mayoral Proclamation from Mayor of Hamden, CT
2002- “Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition” from Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro
2000- Selected “Artist of the Year” by the African American Visual Art Association
1998- Mayoral Proclamation from Mayor Emanuel Clever II, Kansas City, MO
1996- City of Los Angeles Commendation from Councilmember Nate Holden
1997- The City Council of Baltimore Resolution City Arts Award
1994- Mayoral Award from the City of Baltimore and Baltimore Public Schools
1993- Mayoral Citizen Citation from Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke
1992- 1st Place Artist Salute Poster Contest
1985- 1st Place WMKR Radio, Design the Best “K” Contest
1984- 1st Place Maryland Institute College of Art T-Shirt Design Contest
1983- 1st Place Baltimore Jugglers Association Logo Contest
1981- 1st Place WXYZ Radio Creative Contest
1980- 1st Place WBFF TV 45 Dental Association Poster Contest
2nd Street Festival – Richmond VA
African American Male Leadership Institute – Baltimore, MD
African American Visual Arts Association -Baltimore, MD
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Pi Theta Omega Chapter – Morristown, NJ
Annual Artist Salute To Black History Month – Los Angeles, CA
Art Noir Gallery - Philadelphia, PA
Associated Black Charities - Baltimore MD
Association of Black Psychologists – Washington, DC
Black Atlanta Transplants - Atlanta, GA
Black Heritage Art Expo - Baltimore, MD
BZB International -Washington Black Art Festival – Washington DC
Coppin State University-Helene Fuld School Of Nursing, Baltimore MD
Cuyahoga Community College-Cleveland, OH
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority- Peoria Chapter – Peoria, IL
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter – Cincinnati, OH
Douglass Memorial Community Church Inspirational Choir – Baltimore, MD
Epworth United Methodist Chapel – Baltimore, MD
Festival513- Cincinnati, OH
First Church of God Christian Life Center – Evanston, IL
Fountain Baptist Church - Summit, NJ
Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce – Cincinnati, OH
National Convention of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority – Philadelphia, PA
Kunte Kinte Celebrations, Inc. - Annapolis, MD
Mark L. Pastor Black Book Fair - Cincinnati, OH
Maarifa Elementary & Middle School’s Student Scholarship Fund – Baltimore, MD
Macy’s Music Festival - Cincinnati, OH
McDaniel College -Office of Multicultural Services – Westminster, MD
Monarch Awards Foundation, Inc. – Chicago, IL
Morgan State University – Baltimore, MD
Morgan State University Foundation – Baltimore, MD
Morgan State University- Visual Arts Department – Baltimore, MD
Myrtle Tyler Faithful Fund of Zeta Phi Beta, Inc. – Baltimore, MD
Namyanka Christian Performing Arts, Inc. – Baltimore, MD
National AIDS Education & Services For Minorities, Inc.- Atlanta GA
NDUTime Youth & Family Services, Inc. – Richmond, VA
Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation – Philadelphia, PA
Our Gang Travel & Astah’s Art Gallery – Union, NJ
Ourstory Expo – Cincinnati, OH
Power of Prayer Cancer Spa - Trenton, NJ
Ramee Art Gallery -Charles Young Elementary School – Washington, DC
Safe Healing Foundation -Family Healing Symposium – Baltimore, MD
Sankofa Fine Art Plus-Cleveland Fine Art Expo – Cleveland, OH
Sister’s Journey – New Haven, CT
Sowing Empowerment and Economic Development, Inc.- Riverdale, MD
The Black Mental Health Alliance – Baltimore, MD
The Links – New Haven, CT
The Sickle Cell Association of America – Hartford, CT
Thelma March Scholarship Fund - Baltimore, MD
Triangle Urban League -Raleigh, NC
Ultima Graphics-Queen City Music Festival – Charlotte, NC
Umoja African Arts Company -African Arts In The Park Festival – Pittsburgh, PA
Underground Railroad Freedom Center – Cincinnati, OH
Venture Richmond – Richmond VA
West Oak Lane Jazz & Arts Festival- Philadelphia, PA
Wholeness Development, Inc. -Atlanta GA
Winston Salem State University Student Government – Winston Salem, NC
4th Annual Creative Quarantine, Baltimore, MD-2009
14th Annual Black Heritage Art Show, Baltimore, MD-2009
National Black Fine Art Show, New York, NY-2009
Museum Of African American Art ”Kaleidoscope”, Los Angeles, CA-2009
Union Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD-2009
The NDuTime Youth Leadership Banquet , Richmond, VA-2009
New Beginnings Gallery, Baltimore, MD-2009
Conversations Series, Baltimore, MD-2009
NAESM’s 13th Annual Art Auction “Eye of the Beholder”, Atlanta, GA-2009
Artcetra Fundraising Auction-Coppin State University-Helene Fuld School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD-2009
10th Annual Cleveland Fine Art Expo, Highland Hills, OH-2009
Father’s Day Rally Committee Fundraiser, Philadelphia, PA-2009
West Oak Lane Jazz & Arts Festival, Philadelphia, PA-2009
Art Crawl Harlem-Indigo Arms Guest House Gallery, Harlem, NY-2009
The Artist Salon-Indigo Arms Guest House Gallery, Harlem, NY-2009
One Diva and Twenty-One Dudes Visual Arts Extravaganza, Dallas, TX-2009
21st Annual 2nd Street Festival, Richmond, VA-2009
Richmond Folk Festival, Richmond, VA-2009
Blink Pink-Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Baltimore, MD-2009
2nd Annual WBCCD Gala, Baltimore, MD-2009
Masks-Unmasked “Made In Riverside”, Riverside, CA-2009
Amber Tree Gallery-Raising the Arts for SEED, National Harbor, MD-2009
3rd Annual Creative Quarantine-Art On 5 Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA-2008
13th Annual Black Heritage Art Show, Baltimore, MD-2008
Trails Tracks Tarmac “African American History and Culture in Maryland: An American Story” BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Exhibit Hall, Baltimore, MD-2008
Wholeness Development Group, Atlanta, GA-2008
Baltimore Natural Hair Care Expo-Pikesville, MD-2008
Sister For Sister Conference, Richmond, VA-2008
Habitat For Humanity, Kansas City, MO-2008
Open Doors Learning Center ”Spring Into Education Gala” Richmond, VA-2008
Gallery Serengeti, Mitchellville, MD-2008
9th Annual Cleveland Fine Art Expo, Cleveland, OH-2008
West Oak Lane Jazz & Arts Festival, Philadelphia, PA-2008
MTC 3rd Annual Scholarship & Awards Ceremony, Bowie, MD-2008
Echoes For Everyone Art Gallery, Queens, NY-2008
20th Annual National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA-2008
40th Annual Association Of Black Psychologists Conference, Oakland CA-2008
Sub-basement Artist Studios, Baltimore, MD-2008
Washington DC International Arts Expo, Washington, DC-2008
2nd Street Festival, Richmond, VA-2008
Harford Community College ”Celebrations: African American Portraits Of Beauty” Bel Air, MD-2008
10th Annual Sister’s Journey Pink Tea Celebration, Uncasville, CT-2008
23rd Annual Philadelphia International Art Expo, Philadelphia, PA-2008
Museum Of African American Art ”Kaleidoscope”, Los Angeles, CA-2008
Washington DC Black Memorabilia, Art & Doll Show, Washington, DC-2008
Indigo Arms Guest House Gallery, Harlem, NY-2008
2nd Annual Creative Quarantine, Los Angeles, CA-2007
12th Annual Black Heritage Art Show, Baltimore, MD-2007
Triangle Urban League Legend’s Gala, Cary, NC-2007
Overdue Recognition, Bowie, MD-2007
Ez Art & Framing, Hanover, MD-2007
Global Institute Of Thiel College, Greenville, PA-2007
Reflections II , Washington, DC-2007
8th Annual Cleveland Fine Art Expo, Highland Hills, OH-2007
15th Annual Capital Jazz Fest, Columbia, MD-2007
Namyanka Christian Performing Arts Annual Concert, Towson, MD-2007
Essence Music Festival Marketplace, New Orleans, LA-2007
National Black Arts Festival, Eastpoint, GA-2007
Artscape, Baltimore, MD-2007
FreedomFest, Cincinnati, OH-2007
Macy’s Music Festival, Cincinnati, OH-2007
DC Fine Art Exposition, Washington, DC-2007
626 Art Gallery- Masks Unmasked, Los Angeles, CA-2007
African Festival Of The Arts, Chicago, IL-2007
Propaganda Gallery, Richmond, VA-2007
2nd Street Festival, Richmond, VA-2007
Aviva Arts, Brooklyn, NY-2007
22nd Annual Philadelphia International Art Expo, Philadelphia, PA-2007
17th Annual BZB Black Gift Show, Washington, DC-2007
Black Memorabilia, Art & Doll Show, Washington, DC-2007
The Art Wing Gallery, Moreno Valley, CA-2006
626 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA-2006
Bomani Gallery, New Carrollton, MD-2006
The Frank White Gallery, Wyoming, OH-2006
Baltimore African American Home & Craft Show, Pikesville, MD-2006
14th Annual Capital Jazz Fest, Columbia, MD-2006
The Gift Gallery & Key Gallery, Fort Washington, MD-2006
Essence Music Festival, Houston, TX-2006
National Black Arts Festival, Eastpoint, GA-2006
Artscape 2006, Baltimore, MD-2006
48th Delta Sigma Theta Sorority National Convention, Philadelphia, PA-2006
Sunset With The Arts, Darlington, MD-2006
The R.A.W. Fine Art Show, Chicago, IL-2006
Propaganda Gallery, Richmond, VA-2006
2nd Street Festival, Richmond, VA-2006
Art For The Soul Gallery, Springfield, MA-2006
Legacy Fine Art Show, Upper Marlboro, MD-2006
21st Annual Philadelphia International Art Expo, Philadelphia, PA-2006
Festival Noir, Boston, MA-2006
McDaniel College, Westminster, MD-2005
Ourstory Expo, Cincinnati, OH-2005
Unique Creations Gallery, Vallejo, CA-2005
Astah’s Art Gallery, Maplewood, NJ -2005
African American Male Leadership Institute Symposium, Baltimore, MD-2005
Eubie Blake Cultural Center, Baltimore, MD -2005
Art Noir Gallery, Philadelphia, PA -2005
National Black Arts Festival, Eastpoint, GA-2005
Artscape, Baltimore, MD-2005
First Church Of God Christian Life Center, Evanston, IL-2005
Roots & Heritage Festival, Lexington, KY -2005
Legacy Fine Art Show-Upper Marlboro, MD-2005
23rd Annual Monarch Awards Gala, Chicago, IL -2005
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Alpha Zeta Chapter, Baltimore, MD-2005
26th International Art Expo, New York, NY-2004
Ethnic Expressions Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Largo, MD-2004
Ethnic Expressions Northeast Regional Conference, Newark, NJ-2004
9th Annual Black Heritage Art Show, Baltimore, MD-2004
John’s Hopkins Bayview Hospital, Baltimore, MD-2004
Color In The Valley Arts Festival, Stockton, CA-2004
African American Cancer Survivors Art Show, Trenton, NJ-2004
Fountain Baptist Church, Summit, NJ-2004
Douglass Memorial Community Church, Baltimore, MD-2004
Intersection Art Show, Baltimore, MD-2004
Washington DC Black Memorabilia & Collectible Show, Gaithersburg, MD-2004
Artist Showcase, Atlanta, GA-2004
Art Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA-2004
5th Annual Cleveland Fine Art Expo, Cleveland, OH-2004
Afr’am-Fest, Norfolk, VA-2004
1st Annual African Arts In The Park Festival, Pittsburgh, PA-2004
Associated Black Charities Annual Fundraising Gala, Baltimore, MD -2004
Framin’ Place, Baltimore, MD -2004
National Black Arts Festival, Eastpoint, GA-2004
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority National Convention, Las Vegas, NV-2004
Decor Expo Atlanta, Atlanta GA-2004
Fine Art On The Riverfront III, Wilmington, DE-2004
Astah’s Art Gallery, Maplewood, NJ-2004
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Art Expo, Newark, NJ-2004
Riverside Art Museum-Charles Bibbs & Friends Fundraiser, Riverside, CA -2004
19th Annual Philadelphia International Art Expo, Philadelphia, PA -2004
The Frank White Gallery, Wyoming, OH- 2003
National Black Fine Art Show, New York, NY-2003
8th Annual Black Heritage Art Show, Baltimore, MD-2003
25th International Art Expo, New York, NY-2003
34th Annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, New Orleans, LA-2003
4th Annual Cleveland Fine Art Expo, Cleveland, OH-2003
Afr’am-Fest, Norfolk, VA-2003
Michelle’s of Delaware Gallery, Wilmington, DE-2003
National Association of Securities Professionals Conference, Atlanta, GA-2003
Essence Music Festival, New Orleans, LA-2003
1st Annual Florida Black Heritage Festival, Tallahassee, FL-2003
National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA-2003
Artscape, Baltimore, MD -2003
Ethnicity Gallery, Rahway, NJ-2003
Decor Expo Atlanta, Atlanta, GA-2003
Fine Art On The Riverfront II, Wilmington, DE- 2003
3rd Annual Orphans of HIV Victims Fundraiser-Baltimore, MD 2003
Black In America Memorabilia & Art Show, Boston, MA- 2003
18th Annual Philadelphia International Art Expo, Philadelphia, PA-2003
National Black Arts Festival Holiday Bazaar, Atlanta, GA-2003
James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD-2003
Sisters’ Journey Pink Tea Fundraiser, New Haven, CT-2002
4th Annual Black Memorabilia & Art Show, Gaithersburg, MD-2002
17th Annual Philadelphia International Art Expo, Philadelphia, PA-2002
African American Art Caravan- Los Angeles, CA-2002
1st Annual BMW of Sterling Art Exhibit, Sterling, VA-2002
National Black Fine Art Show, New York, NY-2002
UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Los Angeles,CA-1999
Ethnic Arts, Kansas City, MO-1998
Artscape, Baltimore, MD-1994 to Present
Festival at the Lake, Oakland, CA-1995
M’Print Gallery, Atlanta, GA-1995
NCA Conference, New Orleans, LA-1995
Expansions Art Gallery, Peoria, IL-1995
Art Expo, New York, NY-1995
Ascension Gallery, Washington, DC-1995
African American Artist Celebration Fox Hills, Culver City, CA-1995
Thirteenth Annual Artist’s Salute to Black History Month, Los Angeles, CA-1995
What’s In A Frame, Prince George’s Plaza, Hyattsville, MD-1992 to 1995
Gallery 1990, Baltimore, MD-1990 to 1995
Heritage Unlimited, Upper Marlboro, MD-1990 to 1994
Galeria, New York, NY-1994
Michelle’s of Delaware, Wilmington, DE-1994
Stones Gallery, Lanham, MD-1994
8 Men and a Lady, Annie Lee & Friends Gallery, Chicago, IL-1994
Apex Museum Black History Month Kickoff, Atlanta, GA-1994
Masks Unmasked, Moreno Valley, CA-1994
B Graphics & Fine Art Gallery, Moreno Valley, CA-1994
Stephanie’s Collection of African American Art, Dallas, TX-1994
Ascension Gallery, Washington, DC-1994
Twelfth Annual Artist’s Salute to Black History Month, Los Angeles, CA-1994
Stephanie’s Collection of African American Art, Dallas, TX-1993
Eleventh Annual Artist’s Salute to Black History Month, Los Angeles, CA-1993
3rd Annual Washington Black Art Festival, Washington, DC 1993
Carol’s Gallery, Killeen, TX-1992 to 1993
Fyndz Collectique, Baltimore, MD-1992
Empire State Black Arts Festival – Featured Artist, Albany, NY-1992
Ceremony of Masters, Blackburn Gallery, Washington, DC-1992
Tina’s Gallery, Tyson’s Corner, VA-1992
Woodward & Lothrop, Iverson, MD-1992
The Gallery, Salisbury, MD-1992
Heirloom Gallery, Atlanta, GA-1992
Tenth Annual Artist’s Salute to Black History Month, Los Angeles, CA-1992
Coffee & Cream Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA-1992
Elkhart Black Expo, Elkhart, IN-1992
Fine Arts of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA-1992
Artistic Expressions, Atlanta, GA-1992
Culturally Speaking, Kansas City, MO-1992
Ethnic Arts, Kansas City, MO-1992
National Conference of Artists, Washington, DC-1991
African American Art Gallery, Columbia, MD-1990