Message From the People: An oil painting which was commissioned by Ray Charles in 1971, for the album cover design "Message From The People." Mr Charles donated the painting to the Kennedy Library, where it remained for several years. They intern donated the art to The Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital, in Los Angeles California where it presently remains in the main lobby, on permanent display.
In 1997, Cleophus was pleased to introduce the first of his Shadow Art, "We are the Custodians of our Culture". A portrait of the legendary film Actor, Writer, and Director, John Huston. The three-dimensional mixed media wall sculpture, was prominently featured at the John Huston Award Dinner, and Donated to the Artist Rights Foundation and was on permanentl exhibition at the Directors Guild of America Building on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, California.