Sugar Creek Folk Art represents the creative work of Jevoid Simmons, specializing in Afrocentric carvings, paintings and Americana crafts. Jevoid's current project is a collection of original paintings with accompanying narrative that details his family's departure from the South in the early 1950s as part of the historic black migration. Current Exhibition:
Up From Down Down family migration story with paintings/narrations, on display @ Evanston, IL. Civic Center 2100 Ridge Ave. April 17 thru October 17, 2019. Event Opening May 10, 2019 at the Center, 6 pm - 7:30 pm, Parasol Room.
Exhibit opening of "A Family's Journey Home" on February 7th, featuring the work of Simmons at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center. Show curated by Harvey Pranian of Harvey's Antiques. Thanks to Shorefront Legacy for the video. Visit Shorefront at : http://www.shorefrontlegacy.org/