Synthia SAINT JAMES
Synthia SAINT JAMES is a world renowned multicultural visual artist, an award winning author and a children’s book illustrator. She is also a popular speaker and architectural designer who has garnered numerous awards over her forty plus year career, including the prestigious Trumpet Award.
She is most celebrated for designing the first Kwanzaa Stamp for the U.S. Postal Service in 1997, for which she received a History Maker Award, and for the international cover art for Terry McMillan’s book Waiting to Exhale. But very few know that her art has been featured internationally in the United States Art in Embassies Program since the 1990’s.