Ekua Holmes


Ekua Holmes is a native of Roxbury, MA and a graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She is the recipient of the 2013 NAACP Image Award, a Brother Thomas Fellowship, and a 5-year appointment to the Boston Art Commission. Her picture book illustrations include the Caldecott Honor book Voice of Freedom and the Coretta Scott King Award winners Out of Wonder and The Stuff of Stars. Holmes serves as Assistant Director of MassArt's Center for Art and Community Partnerships, and manages sparc! the ArtMobile, the institution's vehicle for community outreach.


What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?: The Story of...

Chris Barton and Ekua Holmes


Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy

Tony Medina, R. Gregory Christie, et al.


Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil...

Carole Boston Weatherford and Ekua Holmes


The Stuff of Stars

Marion Dane Bauer and Ekua Holmes


Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets

Kwame Alexander, Chris Colderley, et al.


Black Is a Rainbow Color

Angela Joy and Ekua Holmes