Signature Page

Founding member of the Temptations

Otis Williams (Seated at Jameel Rasheed's Studio Based in
Los Angeles, Ca)

With Fine Artist Jameel Rasheed


1990: Amnesty International

Rasheed’s “The Bushman” was chosen as the Human Rights Day Poster for the Amnesty International in 1990, which opened the television program “Entertainment Tonight”. "The Bushman” was also featured in the movie “Mantis,” a Fox Network television premiere movie drama based on a black superhero Mantis,” the movie, became a popular television series. It was "The Bushman,” that led Rasheed to become the world-renowned artist he is today.


July 1993: ABTS Council of Tuscaloosa

History was made as the permanent installation of Rasheed’s piece “Massai Warrior”, making him the first out-of-state Artist, as well as, the first African American Artist to have “One Man Show” of his work in addition to permanently installation.



June 1994: Montgomery Advertister

California artist Jameel Rasheed presents Rosa Parks with a charcoal drawing her 1955 bus ride when she refused to yield her seat to a white man.

-Rosa Parks signs the Original
Rosa Parks “ Quiet Courage”

October 1993: Montgomery Weekly

Neill Wright(left), James Wright (Center) and Fine Artist, Jameel Rasheed (Right) at the Grand opening of the First Tuskegee Bank, Montgomery Branch; where Rasheed’s artwork is permanently installed.

Rasheed made history while touring Tuscaloosa, Alabama by becoming the first African-American artist to be featured at the Junior League/BAMA Art Gallery in its 23 years of existence. Ten of his pieces are hang in the First Tuskegee Bank in Montgomery, Alabama. Rasheed was also presented with a "Key to the City" of Montgomery and a special commendation from the Governor of Alabama

The Mighty Elephant


The First Tuskegee Bank,
Montgomery, Alabama



March 1994 : City of Lynwood Transit Center

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Lynwood, California paid special tribute to Rosa Parks by naming their transit center in her honor and proclaiming Rosa Parks Day, March 3, 2004. The City of Lynwood Commissioned Jameel Rasheed to capture the essence of Rosa Parks in the form of a portrait which he entitled “Quiet Courage.

Willis Edward (Spokesperson for Rosa Parks) congratulates Fine Artist Jameel Rasheed on a job will done.

February 1996: The Bay State Banner Publications

Receiving the African American Achievement Award in his hometown, Boston, MA. Fine Artist Jameel Rasheed [L] shares the stage with Boston Mayor Thomas Menino [R] and his rendition of Rosa Park’s "Quiet Courage" at the 3rd Annual African American Achievement Awards. Mr. Rasheed's Rosa Park's 'Quiet Courage" is permanently installed in City Hall.

April 1996: Chaffey College

Fine Artist Jameel Rasheed [R] accepting an honorary Associate of Arts Degree from Dr. Jerry W. Young [L] President of Chaffey College.



The Associated Students of Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga, purchased Rosa Parks “Quiet Courage” as the class gift of 1996. Rasheed’s Serigraph of Rosa Parks “Quiet Courage” is permanently installed at Chaffey College, in Rancho Cucmonga, California.


October 1996: University Of South Alabama

James E. Kennedy [L] "Dean & Director Of The Ethnic American Slide Library" and Fine artist Jameel Rasheed [R].

The University of South Alabama welcomes Jameel Rasheed as a participant in the "Ethnic American Art Slide Library" in addition they were submitted to the Library of Congress (in Washington D.C.) to become part of the study collection maintained by that agency.

October 1999: Los Angeles Times

City Councilman Chris Holden and Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard and Prentice Deadrick (Asst City Mgr. for Pasadena) congratulate Fine Artist Jameel Rasheed on his portrait of Rosa Parks entitled “Quiet Courage”.


January 1999: Los Angeles Times

Artist Jameel Rasheed Shows His Portrait of Rosa Parks, Titled Rosa Parks " Quiet Courage", to his Famous Subject.

The Los Angeles Times published an article detailing the consideration that is being given to issuing a commemorative stamp of Rosa Parks “ Quiet Courage”

April 2000: Los Angeles Sentinel

Jameel Rasheed was awarded the 7th Annual KJLH/Disneyland “Proven Achievers” Award on March 4, 2000 for his artistic excellence and leadership. Rasheed was one of four individuals to be chosen for the prestigious award. The other awardees included humanitarian Lillian Mobley, actresses Wendy Raquel Robinson of “The Steve Harvey Show” and Countess Vaughn of the highly successful sitcom “The Parkers”..

KJLH Staff Member & Interviewer (Left) Jameel Rasheed (Center) Gregory Johnson (Marketing Director) (Right)

June 2000 : City of Pasadena

Mayor Bill Boafaard thanks Jameel Rasheed on having the first "Objet d' art ever permanently installed in the Council Chambers



February 2001: El Camino College

Raymond Rony [L] "Dean of El Camino College" Accepts Rosa Parks "Quiet Courage" from Fine Artist, Jameel Rasheed. Which is permanently installed in the main Library on campus

March 2001: California Federal Bank

Exhibition of limited edition of Rosa Parks "Quiet Courage" (which is permanently installed).


"African Giraffe" and "African Lion King"





Peril Deveis-left (Producer of the Rosa Parks Story), Fine Artist Jameel Rasheed, Willis Edwards (Executive producer of the Rosa Parks Story ), Scott Kisting (CAL-FED Executive Regional Director) and Ron Hasson (Present of NAACP Beverly Hills Branch).


December 2002 : Macy's West

Rosa Parks "Quiet Courage" print is permanently installed in Macy's Department Store on the 3rd Floor of the Fox Hills shopping mall.

Debbri Cannon (left) "Gift wrap Team Leader", Fine Artist Jameel Rasheed and Macy's Jeanine Duke "Store Manager"

May 2002:

Fine Artist Jameel Rasheed with Otis Williams, as he views the development of Rasheed’s second Signature Piece “The Original Temptations” in Rasheed’s Los Angeles Studio

Founding member (Otis Williams) of the legendary Temptations signs the original charcoal drawing.

“The Original Temptations”
By Fine Artist Jameel Rasheed

December 2003:

This artwork represents the coming together of two artists to produce a Masterpiece in a centerpiece of mixed medium quietly balanced in charcoal and color acrylics.



Jameel Rasheed, once again displays his rich depictions of African Wildlife, with clever shades, distinctive lines, attention to detail and expressive eyes, which has become his trademark.





Jameel Rasheed (L) and Emmy Lu (R)

The Grand Unveiling of these two artists’ unique art piece entitled “Nature and Beauty”. This artwork represents the coming together of two artists to produce a collector’s masterpiece, which utilizes mixed mediums quietly balanced in charcoal and color acrylics. The original is signed by both artists.

The unveiling of these Fine Artists’ masterpiece is a prelude to an international tour that takes Jameel Rasheed and Emmy Lu, to London Institute in the Commonwealth, The Experiment Gallery in Stuttgart, Germany, the Copacabana in Rio, Brazil and the Motown Café in Japan.

2005 Rosa Parks "Quiet Courage"

Jameel Rasheed's signature portrait Rosa Parks "Quiet Courage" is been consider for a Commemorative United State's Postage Stamp.


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