I painted this painting to submit for an exhibit to take place in Pacific Grove Public Library opening in early October, 2022
Acrylic and collage on canvas
(painting drawn and loosely inspired by an existing photo portrait)
the exhibit is titled Remember, Rise, Revitalize
It will feature the writers, artists and the arts of the Harlem Renaissance
~for more introduction to the poet's conflicted stay in Carmel please see Monterey County weekly, Paul Wilner, July 5, 2018:
"The cottage, called Ennisfree - named for a verse by the poet William Butler Yeats - was located on the corner of Thirteenth Street and Carmelo, and it came with free groceries, utilities and a cook. Hughes was accompanied by Sullivan's German shepherd, Greta, named for the reclusive actress Greta Garbo, who often took shelter in Carmel."
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