Saturday, October 9, 2010
Remembering Matthew Shepard
Matthew Shepard 40x38 oil on canvas
I was in Art School when Matthew Shepard's life was taken so tragically Oct 12, 1998 because he was gay. I was so distraught over this hate crime that it compelled me to paint this painting -- which says it all if you are familiar with his story.
With all the recent news about the 6 boys who's lives also ended early because of bullying and hate crimes I felt the need to address it here on my blog by posting this painting.....