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Turtel Onli

Turtel Onli

 
Turtel Onli is often refered to as the "father of the Black Age of Comics".  Turtel was responsible for organizing the very first Black Age Convention in 1993, and created one ofthe earliest afrocentric comic book characters, NOG, Guardian ofthe Pyramides, in 1981.
 
Turtel Onli is a creative artist whose career has touched upon a variety of disciplines. He has been an art therapist, educator, and illustrator, and has distinguished himself in painting, drawing, illustration, publishing, fashion, and multimedia production. He is known for having coined the term "rhythmistic" to describe his style, which fuses primitive and futuristic concepts. Onli earned a BFA and MAAT from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, including studies in Paris, France at the Sorbonne and Centre Pompidue. He has work in the collections of The Children’s Museum of Chicago and The DuSable Museum, and has created album covers for George Clinton, P-Funk, and the Rolling Stones.
 
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