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David G. Brown

David G. Brown teaches the Fundamentals of Design and Animation at the Los Angeles School of Global Studies.  He is a certified instructor of Arts, Media and Entertainment for the Los Angeles Unified School District and an Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Communications in Adobe Photoshop CS6, Illustrator CS6 and InDesign CS6.  When he is not teaching Brown is the political cartoonist for the Los Angeles Sentinel and the San Francisco Bay View newspapers. He has been awarded multiple prestigious Merit Awards for "Best Editorial Cartoon" from the National Newspapers Publishers Association (NNPA). Pelican Publishing Company Inc features his work in the 2005 thru 2014 editions of the “Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year”. His book, "Barack, Race and the Media: Drawing my own Conclusions" was awarded a NAACP Image award. The book is a collection of satirical cartoons highlighting the historical Presidential run of Senator Barack Obama and other significant events affecting Americans.Since 2013 he has served on the Board of Directors for the Museum of African American Art Los Angeles where his primary role is to contribute to the defining of the mission, development, governing and success of the Museum.  His versatility as a commercial artist and producer has produced excellence in other areas including photography and multi-media. His personal client roster boasts promotional work for Los Angeles International Airport, Automobile Club of Southern California, Warner Bros, City of Los Angeles, Wells Fargo Bank, California African American Museum, ABC-TV and others. In October of 2009 the U.S. State Department and Brazilian Consulate sponsored an art exhibit and cultural exchange visit for Mr. Brown to Brazil.