The faceless working poor.

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Art reflects life right? Sometimes, I hate money — well maybe not money more like what it does to people, the concept of money. It can make people greedy. It can make people crazy. I think about how many hours I’ve spent worrying about how to pay bills, or freaking out when I get a bill that clearly will take years to pay off (thanks Blue Cross of Rhode Island).  And then I see people in stores blow $200 on a shitload of clothes at Old Navy or Target. I watch them swiping their card, carefree, and I think, gee, I’d just like a new shirt, but I have to wait until shirts go on sale. Or until I can find one at Savers.

But on the upside at least there is my semblance of an art career to keep me from completely losing my mind!

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I’m not sure what possessed me to paint a mermaid, but I’m glad I went through with it. It would’ve been good for that Mermaid themed show I wanted to enter a million years ago.

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