Black History Month Celebration: A focus on business — The collaboration between cartoonist and illustrator Liz Montague and Google art director Angelica McKinley

Access a video of this special event to learn 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 art director Angelica McKinley for the first guest artist slide show Google Doodle for Jackie Ormes, a groundbreaking  Black  cartoonist and activist. Learn from this inspiring  and  informative panel discussion promise on fostering creativity and executing impactful work during a global pandemic.

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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