This just in from Derek Gores: “I’m proud to share my 2 pieces from the Manifest Hope exhibition” Below we have, “a charcoal and digital work entitled CHANGE USA.” jump inside to see the other.
Spotted in STENZSKULL’s photostream: “24″ x 30″ multimedia art piece of Barack Obama with multi layer stencil work, wood staining, adhesived on stencil on paper then distressed, and wood carving. I was asked to participate in one of the most momentous occasions, An art show commemorating the Inauguration of Barack Obama .”
Thousands of works were submitted to Manifest Hope. Over the past week, we have featured the finalists and winning entries. Unfortunatly, there was lots of great art at the show that didn’t get the same press. Recently, we were contacted by one of the artists who’s work was curated, but not in the contest:
Exhibited as part of the Manifest Hope show in Denver. By Julie Adler from Los Angeles, CA: Oil on canvas. Size 24″ x 24″. “I am offering to sell the painting and have a substantial portion of the sale go to the Obama campaign.” Julie Adler is a multi-media artist, and in addition to painting, works in performance and music. More about this painting inside.
Winner in the Manifest Hope Gallery contest. By Nicholas Rock from Providence, RI: “This poster was designed to reflect the ideas of unity associated with Barack Obama’s campaign for the Presidency of the United States. In addition to being an agent of change Obama is seen as a person who can bring our divided nation together. All proceeds from this auction will be donated to the Obama / Biden Campaign.” Auctioned for $1,377.08