January 11, 2014

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I was invited to participate in a group show inspired by the story, Snow White, titled “Whistle While You Work.” This show was curated by my dear friend Jesus Fidel at The Empty Space gallery in Bakersfield CA. The opening artist reception was held on January 11th, 2014.

My first assignment was “Happy” the dwarf. I found a grainy black and white photo of the person who was the inspiration and voice of Happy, Otis Harlan. I painted Happy the dwarf in his likeness. Artwork titled “Happy Otis,” acrylic painting.

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Another assignment fell through so at the last minute I offered to also paint “Sneezy.” I did not have the time I needed to do much research so this one is heavily Disney inspired. I now enjoy it at my home studio.

 

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