SugarCreek Folk Art
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Welcome to SugarCreek Folk Art
Sugar Creek Folk Art represents the creative work of Jevoid Simmons, specializing in Afrocentric carvings, paintings and Americana crafts.  On display are Simmons’ original paintings, with accompanying narratives, that detail his family's departure from the South in the early 1950s as part of the historic black migration.   The exhibit Up From Down Home is on display at the Evanston, IL. Civic Center 2100 Ridge Avenue through October 17, 2019, in the Parasol Room.    View Simmons' artist talk at the event opening on May 19, 2019:  


Black History Month 2015
Simmons on February 7, 2015, at Noyes Cultural Arts Center for the opening of an exhibit featuring his family's migration story.  Exhibit was curated by Harvey Pranian of Harvey's Antiques. Video courtesy of Shorefront Legacy. Visit Shorefront at: ​http://www.shorefrontlegacy.org/  


Evanston Roundtable and Evanston Review: 
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/evanston/news/ct-evr-noyes-black-tl-0212-20150210-story.html

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