An illustration for Rainbow Rumpus, an organization that provides reading resources for kids with LGBTQ parents. Iguana On the Run is a story about a young boy, Kai, who has a strong connection with animals, and his visit to the zoo.
Sharon H Chang of Multiracial Asian Families commissioned me to paint cover art for her book Raising Mixed Race, which is scheduled for release October 2015 by Paradigm Publishers. It was the first time I’d picked up oils in almost 10 years, and so gratifying. Thank you for this opportunity, Sharon! It was amazing to […]
Originally posted Saturday, December 15, 2012 Created this piece for The Greenlining Institute’s 2012 Holiday Card. It honors a handful of racial and economic justice leaders, our history, and the path here. “Overcoming poverty is not an act of charity, it is an act of justice. Like slavery & apartheid, poverty is not natural. It […]
First posted Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Each year the Akonadi Foundation releases a poster as one of its many efforts to “honor racial justice movement building in Oakland and inspire racial justice movement building in communities around the world.” For years posters were chosen through a contest – until this year! I’m honored to be the foundation’s first […]
First posted Sunday, October 16, 2011 Ahhhhhhh!!!!! Spent the past few months preparing a fundraising campaign for the printing of my first children’s book Oh Oh, Baby Boy, and the past 4 weeks burning the candle at all type of ends *spreading the word* about the project, and… at 12noon today the campaign ended: Success!!! […]
Originally posted Saturday, August 20, 2011 Recently got word that one of my pieces, IO, was selected to be part of the Alameda County Art Commission’s collection! IO was one of 53 pieces chosen from 2,300 submissions, and will be hung in the County Recorder’s Office building in Downtown Oakland, January 2012. What an honor! […]