Dark Skinned Suspect to Show at Artworks ADL
This painting will be part of ArtWorks ADL: Justice, Advocacy & Art ™ exhibition, opening on June 5th. The theme: "Imagine A World Without Hate".
While I prefer to let the canvas do the talking, I was encouraged to create an artist statement about this piece:
'A world without hate wouldn't be a world without labels, rather, it would be a world without hateful people. There are good labels, such as, "President of the United States", "The World's Top Golfer", "Sexiest Man Alive", "The Great Emancipator"... then there are hurtful, dangerous, and libelous labels, such as "dark skinned suspect" — the insidious ...