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After Woody Guthrie

acrylic on canvas

30 x 30 in

2022

With Okie roots and big-time admiration for Woody Guthrie's uniquely lighthearted yet resolute bravery, for a long while, I've felt called to do something that carries on in the tradition of Woody's guitar bearing the message "this machine kills fascists." With the beginning of the Russian-Ukraine war and the suddenly awfully common misuse of the term 'fascist,' I took an old canvas out of storage and painted this.