A Conversation with the 1st Poet Laureate in Charleston, SC’s History, Marcus Amaker

Richard Todd spoke with the 1st Poet Laureate in Charleston history, Marcus Amaker. He is also an award-winning graphic designer of a national music journal, an accomplished electronic musician, & a mentor to hundreds of students.

Marcus tells us about how he became a professional artist, being the father of an 11-month-old daughter, art during the pandemic, his upcoming performance (first in 7 months) at the Gaillard Center for their 5-year anniversary celebration on Sunday, October 18th, and much more. Check out the full conversation below.

For more details & to purchase tickets to the Gaillard’s Five-Year Anniversary Celebration, click HERE!