Here is an excellent acrylic example from Clayton Singleton: “…painted with layers of color covered with one “skin” color overlayed with an image of Obama with the Presidential oath written and scored throughout the image. I painted this after Barack Obama won the 44th Presidency. It was displayed in The Selden Gallery and published on January 20, 2009 in Portfolio Magazine.”
Andy Thomas sent in this truly amazing and inspiring painting: “… An African-American runs for President, not as a “Civil Rights” candidate but as an American… But, before that could happen, John Jay fought against slavery, Harriet Tubman led the helpless to freedom, Frederick Douglas influenced Abe Lincoln…” Jump inside for the rest.
Yesterday, we saw a composition of Uncle Sam, Lincoln and Obama (Uncle Lincbama?). Today lets look at a Obama, Kennedy, Lincoln morph (Okencoln?) by Der Schweizer Narr: “This picture live. It will reflect change of times over USA. The Power of Change is behind this face picture, because the Artist will change us time to. This picture content magical power to shield Mr Barak Obama, like Vodoo. Picture is painted by ‘The Swiss Narr’ (german: ‘Der Schweizer Narr’).”
Theodore (Ted) Stanke writes in: “Hi. I’m a Brooklyn based artist with some new work about the election. It’s a mosaic made from chopped up American coins, pennies & nickels for Obama, who is huge, and Quarters, dimes and dollars for McCain, who is tiny. ”
Winner in the Manifest Hope Gallery contest. By Shawn Hazen from Chicago, IL: “This bold, graphic poster illustrates two of the most crucial themes of Obama’s campaign: Change (a change from the current administration’s reckless policies) and Unity, (the need for the country to take charge of this election and our country) through a literal “play on words.” It brings to life both ideas through typographic play: “Change” is created the word United actually changing as the letters progress down the print. Unity is created by the typographic progression that links the two words. The finished poster is 18″ x 24″. The image is roughly 13-3/16″ x 17-9/16″ on an 18″ x 24″ sheet.” Auctioned for $2,650.00