You Choose When Art Imitates Life – Giving U™
This Poll is now Closed. Check back on Nov. 1 to participate in our newsest poll!
September 15, 2009 – West Marin, California Below are three women artists who have chosen to use their artistic talent to commemorate the lives of innocent victims of terrorism. In this poll, you choose the artist that most touches your heart and I’ll give a $100 donation to support their work.
Read about the artists and their work
New York-based Andrea Arroyo is a Mexican-born artist who is creating a tribute to each of the 400 women murdered in the Mexican border town of Juarez during the past 15 years. Arroyo has created more than 200 drawings commemorating these unsolved killings, using a technique reminiscent of police chalk lines. Read More. Artist Susan Lowenstein lost her son in the bombing of Pam Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988. Her sculptures capture the grief felt by the mothers of the victims upon hearing of their loved one’s death. She has created more than 75 sculptures. Read More. Photographer Diane Covert’s project “Inside Terrorism” uses actual x-rays and CT-scans from the two largest hospitals in Jerusalem to explore the effects of terrorism on a civilian population. Her photography exhibit focuses on victims who were just going about their everyday lives: eating pizza, riding the bus, when tragedy struck. Read More.
Announcing the Winning Artist
The poll will run from Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2009. I will announce the artist receiving the most votes via my Twitter account.
This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 and is filed under Donate My Dollars.