Friday, 12 June 2020

"I see buffalo"- Kerra, Special K

'Be like the buffalo' - Jason Kenney.
Buffalo Eye, 20-20 Vision
April 18, 2020 : This is Kerra, a carpenter in her 40s from Drayton Valley. Kerra's street name is Special K, homeless living on the streets of Edmonton, Kerra went to the same high school where Drayton Valley UCP MLA Mark Smith taught in high school. She kept me company the whole time as I painted over the Walterdale Bridge art project, now named "Buffalo Eye" thanks to Kerra who said she sees a buffalo in my painting. She got out some paper from her pack and began to draw while I painted. Early this week Premier Kenney said as Albertans we must try to be like the buffalo herds, staying close together in our communities, helping each other while facing today's adversities of COVID19 and Canada's failing economy.

YouTube: "Buffalo Eye, 20-20 Vision" was painted over two other paintings joined together with 3 staples showing the old Walterdale bridge and the construction of the new Walterdale bridge. 2020 Freedom to Express and Listen.
2020-04-18 I painted over the Walterdale Bridge art project, now named "Buffalo Eye" thanks to Kerra who said she sees a buffalo in my painting. She got out some paper from her backpack and began to draw while I painted. This is Special K rummaging through the garbage after we said goodbye

If I continue to remain healthy & COVID19 free, I'll be freely expressing my art outdoors on the Alberta Legislature grounds and secret hiding places in the river valley in the coming days, while practising Social Distancing.

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