This is a painting about a Native American transgender person. This person is wearing an heirloom bracelet passed down from their ancestors. The background depicts a Western Native American bead pattern.
This painting is about a Native American living in a western world. The photo of the tipis behind him is a reminder of his ancestors and traditions he still practices. This is a bi-cultural struggle many people live with daily.
This painting is about an older woman in Mexico. She is sitting in front of her home which she opens to people for eating. She is a very caring, loving woman and helps everyone in the town - the heart of the town.
This painting is about a Tibetan monk preparing to chant. Many Tibetans wear turquoise jewelry. I wanted to show a similarity between Tibetans and Native Americans which I believe are remotely related genetically.