The Soul of America

pencil on paper
11" x 8"

These drawings were created in the summer of 2020. As the US was dealing with Covid and social injustice, I felt the wounded and fragmented America. I created this context through chaotic texture….

"The Soul of America" was done after the nightly "howl" in my city. Although Americas were isolated, the human soul cried out. There is a deep primal need for connection. If we cannot physically touch, our voices will connect us with echoes of love. I howled and truly felt the resilience of the human spirit and I knew