My desire to participate in this week’s art strike #J20 Art Strike is personal. Ultimately, I can only explain why it’s important for me and hope that preserving American Democracy will be important to you too. The #J20 Art Strike is part of a national day of actions planned for Inauguration Day. Resistance is a daily activity, not an event.
The Art World Can Create Change for the Better During the Trump Years
I am a hyperrealist artist known for my swimmers and bathers. My message has always been balance, peace, survival. I try to touch the world emotionally through my sculptures, to bring the world together. In the past year, I have become a political activist, writing letters, making calls, tweeting and posting on Facebook, and protesting.
I will be going to Washington with the woman’s march this coming Saturday.
My next sculpture will be carrying the message that artists can make a difference.
In the Next Four Years….
Artists and art organizations have the power to work for economic justice while dismantling white supremacy in the arts. A picture is worth a thousand words so do not be afraid to make yourself heard.
Please Do Not Cut Medicate and Social Security