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Jerry Pinkney Quotes & Sayings

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I try not to respond with a pep talk, such as, "Everyone has talent, just try, you'll see." I skirt those kinds of answers. — Jerry Pinkney

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A sense of community has always been important to me. I understood very early that I could not grow as an artist or as a person without being connected to institutions and clients that served the community. — Jerry Pinkney

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If I were to give myself a pat on the back, it would be for sticking with bookmaking as my primary way of expressing myself over the span of fifty years. — Jerry Pinkney

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Though the blame cannot be placed entirely on publishers, I do think a more diverse pool of editors would go a long way toward broadening the perspective. Our role is to work together to create books that act as wide-open doors - books that allow all children to walk through and feel safe enough to stay. — Jerry Pinkney

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I do think it's important to expose kids to artists. — Jerry Pinkney

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I never demonstrate how art should be made or what the outcome should look like. Instead, give kids the tools and the materials to make their own art. Have them experience the process. — Jerry Pinkney

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Receiving both the Coretta Scott King - Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award suggests I have succeeded, at least in terms of my own goals, in my intent to make art that moves children. — Jerry Pinkney

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We live in a time when there is an abundance of ways we can express ourselves. — Jerry Pinkney

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I want kids to understand that making pictures is similar to making music; there are so many instruments and so many tunes that the possibilities for how you play are truly limitless. — Jerry Pinkney

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I've always felt that if I worked hard enough and continued to refine my craft, while staying curious about our times and our world, I just might have something to contribute. — Jerry Pinkney

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Make it all about the work. Everything else will follow. — Jerry Pinkney

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I visited the Museum of Modern Art and viewed the exhibition of Picasso's sculptures, and I couldn't help but think about what it would be like to have a room full of school children explore Picasso's approach to making art. — Jerry Pinkney

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I wanted to show that an African-American artist could make it in this country on a national level in the graphic arts. I want to be a strong role model for my family and for other African Americans. — Jerry Pinkney