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Black History Month Celebration: A focus on business

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Black History Month Celebration: A focus on business — Collaboration between artist Liz Montague and Google art director Angelica McKinley

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Hear how large scale creative projects are produced, from concept to launch. Get a behind-the-scenes view on the creative process of Elizabeth “Liz” Montague, a Philadelphia-based artist, and Google’s Art Director Angelica McKinley for the first guest artist slide show Google Doodle for Jackie Ormes, a groundbreaking Black cartoonist and activist. This panel discussion promises to be inspiring and informative on fostering creativity and executing impactful work during a global pandemic.

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Angelica McKinley is an art director on the Google Doodle team. She collaborates with seasoned and pioneering artists to produce Doodles that are featured on Google’s homepage around the globe. In 2020, she also led and creative-directed Google’s Juneteenth Doodle. McKinley has worked with notable artists such as Liz Montague, Loveis Wise, Dr. Fahamu Pecou and LeVar Burton, to name a few.

Elizabeth “Liz” Montague is a cartoonist and illustrator whose work focuses on social awareness. As a cartoonist, her work has been featured in the New Yorker several times, and she has illustrated for Google, the Food Network, and the U.S. Open. In addition, Montague has been profiled by the Today Show, ABC News, The Washington Post, and other media outlets.

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