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Solidarity Sunflowers

I made this linocut during a residency at Playa, along the shores of Summer Lake in Eastern Oregon in April of 2018. The teachers strikes were much on my mind, as well as the eternal desire for a meaningful and integrated left. This is an attempt to get back to basics.

Read more about the use of the sunflower as a radical symbol here.


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A black and white linocut of several sunflowers, their leaves and stems bunched together. A circle shape is placed in front of the bouquet, with these words carved in it: “WE ARE ALL WE REALLY HAVE.” Across this ring shape, another word: “SOLIDARITY.”

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