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Anthea Calhoun is an artist from Detroit Michigan. Ever since she was a young girl she drew with passion and creativity. Her influences include: Japanese animation, Indian culture, Frida Khalo, Hayao Miyazaki, and various genres of music. Anthea Calhoun graduated from Arts Academy in The Woods, majoring in 2D art/3D minor, and is currently attending Oakland Community College.

In 2007, she first debuted as a professional artist at the Heidelberg Project’s first art festival. Then in 2011 she won first place for her chair design called the iCherry, which is still on display at Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies, she has also painted several murals for the Oakland Avenue Artists Coalition.

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Her first published work is the African Warrior Princess Coloring Book. Anthea created it to give Black girls more positive representation.

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Please email art@oaacdetroit.com if interested in purchasing an African Warrior Princess Coloring Book. The cost of the coloring book is $12.

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