Ekua Holmes’ collages will be on exhibit at Cousen Rose Gallery starting on Saturday, August 17, from 7 to 9 pm. Her books, “The Stuff of Stars” and “Out of Wonder,” will also be available.
According to a press release, Holmes is the winner of the 2019 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for “The Stuff of Stars,” written by Marion Dane Bauer and published by Candlewick Press. In addition, she is the winner of the 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for “Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets,” written by Kwame Alexander with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth, also published by Candlewick Press.
In 2016 she was awarded the Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Illustrator Honor Award for “Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement” (Candlewick).
Cousen Rose Gallery is located at 71 Circuit Ave., Oak Bluffs; 508-693-6656.