Did you know Varnette Honeywood was a member of Delta Sigma Theta? Honeywood was inducted as an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Bill and Camille Cosby collected Varnette Honeywood’s paintings and collages, which portrayed African-American life, after seeing them and displaying them in interior settings for The Cosby Show. Her works also appeared in two other television series, Amen and 227. She also co-created Little Bill, a children’s show that aired in 1999.
Varnette empowered a generation through her works. Contemporary artists recognize her significant contribution to envisioning and shaping Black visual culture.