In the December 26, 1957 issue of Jet Magazine Delilah W. Pierce helped promote Earl Hooks’ and James A. Porter’s painting and ceramic exhibit at Howard University.
James A. Porter was the head of Howard’s art department at the time and the director of Howard’s art gallery. Mr. Porter would go on to receive the Lady Bird Johnson award for being one of the best art teachers in the nation.
Earl Hooks at the time was a new comer and a teacher in Washington, DC. Mr. Hooks went on to chair the art department at Fisk University.
Click to view Jet Magazine’s article: View Art Exhibit.