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This flyer promotes Juneteenth National Independence Day events in Akron, Ohio. Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating June 19, 1865 as the date all enslaved people in the United States became free. Downtown Akron Partnership
BLACK BELT CHRONICLES A feature celebrating individuals who have significantly impacted the Alabama Black Belt. (The Black Belt is a region of the Southern United States.) THE RANKINS FILES MAGAZINE
NAHLA'S NEW YORK ADVENTURE Author: Chanika Cade Hill Illustrator: Donald E. Peoples Publisher: The Rankins Files
THE WELLNESS CONNECTION: AN AGING IS AN ART FORM ACTIVITY BOOK Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities and the Akron-Summit County Public Library
Akron-Summit County Public Library
Paws, the Library Lion Cub Akron-Summit County Public Library
Mount Zion Baptist Church, Akron, Ohio (Top) Current location (Bottom) Former location These renderings are used for a variety of church-related marketing items.
Caricature of rapper, songwriter, and record producer Eminem (Marshall Bruce Mathers III). This illustration is from the book TOON APPÉTIT: RECIPES AND CARTOONS FROM THE GREAT LAKES CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL CARTOONISTS SOCIETY.
BEAUTIFUL O-H-I-O Every state in this country is special—including Ohio. The Buckeye State has beautiful rural areas and great cities. The state flag of Ohio is the only nonrectangular state flag in the nation. The people in the artwork illustrate a motto of the United States: "Out of many, one." They represent various backgrounds and ages, coming together to achieve a common goal. In this case, the goal is to spell O-H-I-O with their arms. It's an Ohio thing.
A custom caricature retirement card. Peoples Greetings
A custom caricature birthday card. Peoples Greetings
THE POSTCARD PALS Penguin: What he lacks in height and flying ability, his can-do spirit has no limits. Polar Bear: A lovable guy whose heart is as big as his 700-pound frame. Porcupine: Her smarts are as sharp as the quills covering her body. She also has a fun, playful side. Peoples: An easygoing human who tolerates the shenanigans of his animal sidekicks. Peoples Greetings
This work pay homage to doughnuts—specifically Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. There has been a Krispy Kreme store in Akron, Ohio since 1939. The facility was the first outside North Carolina where Krispy Kreme started and still headquartered.
Bowling team T-shirt design.
Cleveland Browns/November illustration for the 2015 NORTHCOAST EVENTS CALENDAR. Each month featured artwork from a member of the Northern Ohio Illustrator's Society celebrating the Northcoast of Ohio. Northern Ohio Illustrator's Society and Eriepro Ltd.
First Night Akron was a family-friendly, New Year's Eve celebration of the arts. Buttons were purchased and worn as admission to the event. Downtown Akron Partnership
First Night Akron was a family-friendly, New Year's Eve celebration of the arts. Posters were one of the advertising materials used to promote the event. Downtown Akron Partnership
Cascade Community Development is an Akron, Ohio non-profit which empowers veterans and seniors to become self-sufficient.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program that develops literacy skills to help children develop a love of reading. Akron-Summit County Public Library
The Dementia-Inclusive Library is a program that provides resources for maintaining skills and interests beyond the Library. Akron-Summit County Public Library
(Left) Kamala Harris: Vice President of the United States of America. (Right) John R. Buchtel: businessman, philanthropist, and founder of Buchtel College, later renamed The University of Akron. Peoples' Painted Pumpkins—a fall favorite!
ROBERTO CLEMENTE BRIDGE Also known as the Sixth Street Bridge. It spans the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The bridge is named for Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Fame baseball player Roberto Clemente. Honorable Mention Artists of Rubber City, Inc. 18th Annual Juried Show
CAPITAL OF RUBBER SERIES: GOODYEAR Historic Goodyear Hall in Akron, Ohio. Formerly part of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. World Headquarters campus, it is now The East End, a mixed-use redevelopment initiative. The collection of Stark State College Akron.
EVERETT ROAD COVERED BRIDGE Winter in Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley National Park.