Black Girl in Moscow, A Memoir

Black Girl in Moscow, A Memoir

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While a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology, in New York City, Jacqueline began her modeling career as a runway model for a hot new fashion show. The American National Exhibition in Moscow, a presentation of New Yorka€™s, Fashion Industries would take Jacqueline to the bustling city of Moscow, Russia. As an African American model in the then Soviet Union, her national and international fame grew. Articles about her appeared in The New York Times, Life Magazine, Pittsburgh Courier, Ebony Magazine, Sepia Magazine, Time Magazine, Paris Match and many other publications, touting Jacqueline as a stunning model bringing her American charm to Russian audiences. After her successful return to New York City, she signed with the Grace del Marco Agency where she worked with many photographers including Hiro the world famous fashion photographer from Japan. Hiroa€™s photograph of Jacqueline appeared in the Sunday Magazine Section of The New York Times making Jacqueline the first African American female model to appear in that highly esteemed publication. Many other modeling assignments followed, including her classic album cover for pianist Red Garlanda€™s, a€œThe Nearness of You, a€ now also in CD format. Jacqueline designs a jewelry line and as a scholarship winner to the Arts Students League, in New York, she is also an artist. A native New Yorker who presently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, Jacqueline is the mother of three children and the grandmother of four.They looked like lifesized dolls, only these dolls were amazingly animated as the puppeteers gave movementto their heads, arms, andlegs, making them stomp their feet in defianceor dance skillfully across the stage, lighter than air. They wereanbsp;...

Title:Black Girl in Moscow, A Memoir
Author:Jacqueline Clay Chester
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2014-08-15


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