wegivesomuchandgivenothingatall, is a part of a series paying homage to the memory of trans persons who were brutally murdered between 2017 and 2018. The series includes paintings, mixed media collages, and drawings. The series not only seeks to lay bare the glaring systemic violence against the trans community; but also, strives to revive the individuality, beauty, and humanity of each slain victim while addressing race, class, and homophobia.
iguessyoudidntlearnyourlessonandyouhavereturned, portrait of derricka,, 2018 oil and enamel on wood 20 x 16 in.
thenightbeneathus,acrystalofpain,portrait of ms. dee, 2018 oil and enamel on wood 48 x 36 in.
wegivesomuch, andgivenothingatall, portrait of ava, 2018 oil and enamel on wood 24 x 18 in.
ionlywantedyoutostay,portrait of chyna doll, 2018 oil and enamel on wood 8 x 8 in.
i'veonlylovethemall, portrait of stephanie, 2018. oil and enamel on wood 16 x 16 in
nowbreatheandtakeastepback, portraits of alphonza, 2018 oil and enamel on wood 16 x 16 in.