Contender, 2009.

Oil, pencil, paper patterns, and thread on canvas,

40 x 60 inches.

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About This Artwork: To be a contender means to strive in opposition or compete or vie for something, and that is me. It is me more than it is my "Moppet" character, so I painted this character with a little more clarity. One thing that's for sure though; I am only vying against myself.