HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (8/7/13) – Former Madisonville, KY resident, Ernest F. Camel III, graduated from Hopkins County Central High School in 2000. He obtained his Bachelors Degree in Art with a concentration in Graphic Design from Murray State University in 2004, and later went on to obtain his Masters Degree in Mass Communications from Jackson State University in Jackson, MS. Ernest currently works full-time at the university as a media production coordinator and has recently discovered a love for photography.
The Sugg Street Post will be sharing Ernest’s portrait work with you regularly in an effort to introduce more art into our everyday lives. By doing so, we hope to enrich your world as much as we possibly can.
“Currently, this piece is untitled,'" says Ernest.
"This is an image of Trayvon Martin surrounded by images from the past that shape African-American fears around his case, 'Stand Your Ground, Stop and Frisk,'" explains Ernest. "I created this piece in an effort to pictorialize the emotions tied to the event."
"I created this piece on my iPad using Procreate," says Ernest.
Sugg Street Post
Written by Ernest F. Camel III
Drawing submitted by Ernest F. Camel III