Chris James, Award Winning Poet, Foreign Tongues, Founder at The Roots Art Connection & House of Art
Chris James a 25 year old native of Little Rock. He is a national award winning poet, playwright, author and photographer. Chris is a member of Foreign Tongues national poetry slam team. He is an active advocate of the Arkansas art and literacy movement. Chris is a teaching artist and member of the Arkansas Arts Council. He currently partners with organizations such as Arkansas Learning through the Arts, Arkansas A Plus, Wildwood Parks for the Arts and Thea Foundation to impact hundreds of students all-around the state through art integrated education. He is the Founder and Executive Director of The Roots Art Connection and The House of Art. Chris James is also member and 2014 Scholarship recipient of Alternate ROOTs in Atlanta, Georgia.