Miguel from the Santa Barbara Project
Oil on canvas
72 x 48" UNFRAMED
In May of 2007, day workers standing on Santa Barbara's Yanonoli Street against "The Wall" were approached and asked to pose for a portrait. This resulted in the Santa Barbara Project, an Artist -in-Residence at the Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College. This images includes a full-length portrait of a construction worker, Miguel, wearing a blue collared shirt and jeans; he is positioned against a neutral background with a purple-gray shadow extending to the right. On reverse, signature of the portrait's subject and that of the artist as well as the date.
b. United States, 1950
Gift of John Sonsini
SONSINI, John and b. United States, 1950, “SONSINI, John,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed October 3, 2022, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/10820.