SWD 04

mother & infant, linked by wings

Cambodian mom & infant murdered by Khmer Rouge soldiers at Tuol Sleng SWD 4: Cambodian mom & infant, murdered by Khmer Rouge soldiers at S-21, the Tuol Sleng killing center Art: 2005 Media: Ink on paper, mounted on etching paper Framed, 21 1/4 inches H x 29 1/2 W (68 cm H x 93 W) I drew this from a photo…

SWD 01

Benjamin Hermansen

SWD 1: Benjamin Hermansen of Oslo, Norway, born 1985, murdered 2001 Art: 2003 Media: Ink, gouache, colored pencil, pencil Framed, 22.5 in H x 30 W; (56.6 x 75.6 cm) The framing includes a feather used as source material for the feather depicted in the drawing. Benjamin Hermansen was a 15 year old Norwegian youth murdered by racist skinheads in…

SWD 12

Rodrigo Rojas

Rodrigo Rojas de Negri, age 19, murdered by the Chilean military, 1986 SWD 12: Rodrigo Rojas de Negri, age 19, murdered by the Chilean military, 1986 Art: 2010. Media: Ink, gouache on gesso and white painted wood. Size: 22 11/16 inches H x 17.5 W (unframed) Rodrigo Rojas was born in Valparaíso, Chile, March 7, 1967. The coup led by…

SWD 18

Chico Mendez

Chico Mendes: Amazonian rainforest defender SWD 18: Chico Mendes: Husband, father, rubber tapper, Amazonian rainforest defender Art: Begun June 18, 2013; finished Nov. 2014. Media: Ink, colored pencil, gouache, thread, twine. Framed, 23.5 inches H x 31.5 W

SWD 19

Pavlos Fyssas

SWD 19 Pavlos Fyssas The Sea Monsters & the Angry Chicken!! Homage to anti-Fascist Greek rapper Pavlos Fyssas Art: 2014. Media: Ink, colored pencil, woodcut, drawing fragments from a mixed media artwork (dismantled in 2010), Homage to Pawiak Prison, Warsaw, 1984 Framed, 25 inches H x 41 W. [63.5 cm H x 104 W] On Sept. 13, 2017, Pablo Fyssas…

SWD 20

Elisabeth Blanche Olofio

SWD 20: Elisabeth Blanche Olofio, radio journalist slain Central African Republic, 2014 Art: 2015. Media: Ink. Paper size: 12 1/2 inches H x 41 1/8 (to be framed) ~ The drawing portrays slain journalist Elizabeth Blanche Olofio. She was seriously injured on Jan. 8, 2013 when combatant rebels stormed a radio station in the Central African Republic. She was specifically…

SWD 28

Robert Kennedy SWD 28 American “gun-rights” victim Robert F. “Bobby” Kennedy, 1925-1968, and my teenage years pet parakeet, Monty, 1965-1970. Art: 2018 Media: Ink, colored pencil. Paper, 17 inches H x 11 W. Monty was my first real pet. I got him when I was 15 in 1965. He passed in 1970. Parakeets live about 10 years on average so…

SWD 27

Christina Taylor Green SWD 27 Shooting our babies, breaking our hearts – In memory of American gun rights child victim Christina Taylor Green Art: 2017 Media: Ink, gouache, colored pencil; a plastic toy gun bought at a Goodwill store. Framed, 18.5 in. H x 20.5 W. The frame has 7 wooden rulers on it. The toy gun is attached to…

SWD 26

Ihab Slimane SWD 26: Ihab Slimane, a young French IT grad, was working as a waiter in London for several months. He was murdered in the London tube and bus bombing terror attacks, July 7, 2005. Art: 2017 Media: Ink, colored pencil, gouache on crumpled and coffee-stained Daler-Rowney drawing paper. Médias: Encre, crayon de couleur, gouache sur papier à dessin…

SWD 25

Sister Maura Clarke & Fernando Brodsky

Sister Maura Clarke & Fernando Brodsky SWD 25: Remembering victims of human rights atrocities in the Americas: Sister Maura Clarke, an American Maryknoll missionary, murdered by El Salvador military, 1980; and Fernando Brodsky, “un desaparecido,” murdered by the Argentine military, 1979. Art: 2017 Media: Ink, pencil, gouache on paper. Paper size: 30.5 in. H x 12 W The drawing was…

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