Painted after a small child gave a fist bump to a Peace Officer in a Philadelphia courthouse hallway. It received the Best in Show Award at the NAP Philadelphia Employee's Art in City Hall Exhibition (2016) and gave me the confidence to challenge myself more as an artist, show my creativity and become more involved civically.
Painted after seeing Heeding God's Call to End Gun Violence's Memorial of Philadelphia Homicide Victims on the lawn of the Presbyterian Church on Germantown Avenue. It received 3rd Place Award in the Intermediate Category at the NAP Philadelphia Employee's Art in City Hall Exhibition (2017) and was featured on the organization Heeding God's Call's social media as "an artist's emotional response" to their display.
Philadelphia, PA cityscape embellished with patriotic and family images and the iconic LOVE statue "on the move". This piece received Honorable Mention in the Intermediate Category at the NAP Philadelphia Employee's Art in City Hall Exhibition. (2018) The photgraphs used in the collage are of my children, brothers who fight but love each other and are always loyal, the future of our nation will be carried by them.
Painted for the Barnes Foundation Let's Connect
Campaign (2018). Philadelphia artists were asked to study the collection and respond to one of the Mastoer Works in a new and modern way. This painting represents the peace found in an unknown German work depicting the iconic "Last Supper". In it, there is a child sleeping in Jesus' lap.
Accepted into a Philadelphia Sketch Club Small Oil Exhibition
(2017) A sweet still life from the open studio at the Cheltenham Arts Center when my friend and mentor was combating the side effects of chemotherapy with cola calories. We had to do something with all those empties and made something pretty.