Rev. Cecil Williams is a San Francisco icon. In 2019, Rev. Williams turned 90, and GLIDE wanted to celebrate in the community. For his Birthday, I created custom digital artwork highlighting the GLIDE values and samples of Cecil's sermons and quotes. I scoured the GLIDE archives to find source materials, including photos, old sermons, and handwritten notes, all of which were compiled to create something one-of-a-kind. 
It was an absolute honor to create something like this to celebrate this landmark birthday. The artwork was used in invitations, public flyers, emails, banners, and buttons. The art debuted and was larger than life-size at a community birthday party where the Tenderloin was invited to celebrate. 
Photos by Alain McLaughlin.

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