Akinseye (Ah-Keen-Shay-Yay) Brown is an art instructor, artist, illustrator, and writer that uses African culture, science fiction, and fantasy to tell stories and teach about the importance of African images. His books range from coloring books, to children's books, and comics. But most popular work, How To Draw African Superheroes Volumes 1 and 2 has won a Pioneer Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. Brown has over 20-years of experience in illustrating and art instruction. Brown has taught classes and workshops in various communities, libraries and schools. He has served as the Education Chairmen of the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention, Incorporated (ECBACC, Inc.), for five years and is one of the founders of the ECBACC S.T.A.R.S. (Storytelling That Advances Reading Skills) Program, which is an initiative to improve the reading skills of young people through the use of comics. He is a 2-time national juror for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Brown sells his personal prints and paintings through his company Sokoya Productions, LLC. Brown continues to inspire and educate through art and storytelling.