Social Commentary

While visiting the West Side of the city of Detroit a few years ago, I was struck by the desolation of the area.  Very little has been done to revive this area and the lives of the people who live there.  
On my drive-thru, I came across people and images which affected my inner feelings, and I decided to paint those images in order to convey the plight of those I saw.

“Disabled Vet” 
18’ X 24” 
Oil on linen

“Pay Day”
30” X 40” 
Oil on linen

11” X 14”
Oil on linen


A Hot Summer Day
14” X 11”
Oil on board




A Down-and-out Brother”
20” X 16”
Oil on board