Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

Nick Cannon on GMA!

Nick Cannon was on Good Morning America talking about our book, "Roc and Roes twelve days of Christmas" YAY, pretty cool!

Monday, December 1, 2014

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

In Washington DC with An Open Book Foundation

Speaking to the kids at Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys in Washington DC with An Open Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization.  For more info, visit http://anopenbookfound.org Each kid went home with their very own copy of "Desmond and the Very Mean Word".  Awesome Experience!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Irene's Wish available today! Here's a Sneak Peak!

Beautifully written by Jerdine Nolen!

For more info visit http://www.agfordillustration.com/1558353-2014-irene-s-wish#0

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Interval…Black and White Charcoal on Toned Paper

"The Interval" is the work I produce in between projects for clients.  For me, rest and play is followed by guilt and regret for the missed opportunity to enhance my abilities as an artist….Therefore, The Interval.


Tuesday, June 3, 2014

HELLO I'M JOHNNY CASH September 2014

There’s never been anyone like music legend Johnny Cash. His deep voice is instantly recognizable, and his heartfelt songs resonate with listeners of all ages and backgrounds. G. Neri captures Johnny’s story in beautiful free verse, portraying an ordinary boy with an extraordinary talent who grew up in extreme poverty, faced incredible challenges, and ultimately found his calling by always being true to the gift of his voice. A. G. Ford’s luscious paintings of the dramatic southern landscape of Johnny Cash’s childhood illuminate this portrait of a legend, taking us from his humble beginnings to his enormous success on the world stage.

Monday, May 19, 2014



Friday, March 21, 2014

Warm Up Sketches - Andrew Wiggins & Doug McDermott

A couple warm up sketches this morning in light of NCAA Tourney excitement. Wiggins and McDermott, two player to watch this year. 

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Monday, January 6, 2014

Two New Books Release tomorrow! "Malcolm Little" by Ilyasah Shabazz (Daughter of Malcolm X)

Malcolm X grew to be one of America’s most influential figures. But first, he was a boy named Malcolm Little. Written by his daughter, this inspiring picture book biography celebrates a vision of freedom and justice.
Together with acclaimed illustrator AG Ford, Ilyasah Shabazz gives us a unique glimpse into the childhood of her father, Malcolm X, with a lyrical story that carries a message that resonates still today—that we must all strive to live to our highest potential.
Available January 7, 2014!  Order Here!

My New Book! "Under the Same Sun" by Sharon Robinson (daughter of Jackie Robinson)

Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball great Jackie Robinson, shares an inspirational story about her family in Tanzania. AG Ford is a NEW YORK TIMES best-selling artist and winner of the NAACP Award.

Sharon Robinson eloquently portrays the joys and pains of a family living on two continents. And she gives African-American history a powerful new perspective when seen through the eyes of modern-day African children. AG Ford's luminous oil paintings reflect all the warmth and spirit of this moving story.

This book will be released January 7th, 2014!  Order Here!