This is a series begun in 2004 while living in Charleston, SC. My friend, a womens history professor, got me thinking about historical biases and I began to consider the fallacies that lay before me. What"s up with those people painted on ivory...
Friday, June 7, 2013
The sitter for the original is unknown but sources say it was acquired in Summerville, SC. I named him Jeremiah. I like how this portrait turned out a bit more painterly than usual. 2013. Sold.