Harlem Street Pull Ups, 2021, 9×9 Photo
Artist and photographer, Hollis King, is former vice president and Creative director at the Verve Music Group, the largest jazz record label in the world. He was responsible for art direction of all CD packaging, music videos logos, advertising, point-of-purchase and signage. King worked at several design studios before entering the music industry King has received numerous achievement awards and citations from Communication Arts, How, Print, AIGA, Graphis and the Society of Illustrators, as well as five Grammy nominations. Worked on Zora Neale Hurston “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, August Wilson American Century Cycle, Set Design for “Afropop Series” Public Television, Creative Direction and set Design for August Wilson American Century Cycle at the Greene Space NPR. “Jitney” “Your Blues Aint Sweet Like Mine” Currently Creative Direction at The Billie Holiday Theatre, working on two coffee table books and regularly lectures about creative, and photography, at Advertising agencies, the School of Visual Arts, FIT, Pratt Institute, Art Directors Club, Society of Illustrators, Stella Adler Acting Studio, CUNY.