Illustrator, cartoonist, and young fly beauty Richie Pope is the talent behind today’s Google Doodle honoring Martin Luther King.
Hailing from Richmond, VA the artist has worked with publications such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Scientific American, Nautlius and Tor Books. Richie Pope hopes to continue using his art work to tell the stories of people around the world.
Pope shared the great news on Twitter earlier this morning.
Finally able to share the news: I did today’s Google Doodle for MLK Day! This means more than I can even describe. pic.twitter.com/aecaSAp8DC
— Pope Dameron (@richiepope) January 18, 2016
Pope is no amateur to the arts. He’s been illustrating for a long while and even studied Communication Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University. To check out some of his amazing work, head over to his official site and keep up with his social media here.