East Bay artist's painting of homeless woman sparks movement to help
"I decided that I wanted to paint her. I want to make people feel seen," said Thompson. "It is the people that you walk by and you necessarily don't stop to think about what their story is and I just want to highlight that regardless of who they are."
By Melissa Pixar
"It's been a humbling experience to learn about the issue of homelessness and all that it takes for a community to make a difference," Thompson noted. "It's an uphill battle, but one that is worth fighting."
by Dolores Fox Ciardelliy
"In this series I seek to reveal unseen layers. Creating a sculptural element to an otherwise two-dimensional medium and an in-depth look at the process in which a piece comes to life. The paintings within “Layers” represents the human condition through reflections on creative process, interpretations of songs, and nature."
"Creative arts agency OnlyUp and Livermore's Commission for the Arts teamed up for the second year in a row to bring new and vibrant public art displays to the city's walls and buildings."
By Cierra Bailey