Appearances by Award-winning Illustrator Jeffery Weatherford

Jeff School Visit 2014

2019 school visit brochure

Hip Hop Tech Workshop flyer

WDUS4? Foot Soldiers Collage/Mural Workshop

Jeff College Programs Brochure

WHAT: Affordable school presentations on art, literacy and technology by a young artist who connects with kids. Interactive presentations link to the language arts, social studies, and STEAM curricula.

WHO: Jeff Weatherford  is an award-winning children’s book illustrator, spoken word poet/performer, digital designer, born doodler and former game reviewer. He earned his Master of Fine Arts from Howard University, where he was a Romare Bearden Scholar and his Bachelor’s degree from Winston-Salem State University, where he was a Chancellor’s Scholar majoring in art with a concentration in graphics/animation.

HOW: During school visits, he:

  • Shares his books, art and background as a doodler and designer
  • Discusses his research process
  • Tells how digital technology is used to create art, poetry and books
  • Enlists students’ help to draw caricatures
  • Conducts workshops on primary source images, fine art, digital art, design, Hip_Hop_Tech/spoken word poetry and publishing class anthologies.
  • Leads exercises to turn reluctant writers into prolific reviewers.

Tuskegee cover  Tuskegee Planes (1)  Attention  Bat Cave  New Princeville Cover  AfricaBookCover  We Rise We Resist We Raise Our Voices

WDUS4 Mural Annemarie Garden 2017

WDUS4? Foot Soldiers exhibition and collage/mural workshop at Annmarie Gardens & Art Center in Dowell, MD.

WDUS4 shoe


4 Responses to “Appearances by Award-winning Illustrator Jeffery Weatherford”

  1. Holly Ousley 01/10/2017 at 8:58 pm #

    Hello I am a librarian at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington Virginia and I am interested in booking a school visit. Can you please contact me with more detailed information.
    Thanks and look forward to hearing from you soon!


  2. cbweatherford 01/09/2018 at 11:04 am #

    Hi Holly. Please email me at or Jeffery himself at



  1. Collecting Stories, Creating Voices by Carole Boston Weatherford | Nerdy Book Club - 01/09/2018

    […] I had completed and titled the verse novel You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen (illustrated by my son Jeffery Weatherford) when I learned that Eleanor Roosevelt actually said, “You can fly,” after a plane ride with […]

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Children’s Book Illustrator Jeffrey Boston Weatherford : Vanstory Hills Elementary School - 03/27/2018

    […] book illustrator Jeffrey Boston Weatherford. You can learn more about Mr. Weatherford at After the assemblies, students will have an opportunity to purchase books and meet the illustrator, […]


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: