Augustin from the Santa Barbara Project
Oil on canvas
20 x 16" 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-Rsidence at the Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College This unframed portrait of a construction worker, Augustin, details a gray collared shirt. The background is white with notes of yellow on the left and blue on the right. On reverse, signature of the portrait's subject and that of the artist as well as date.
b. United States, 1950
Gift of John Sonsini
SONSINI, John and b. United States, 1950, “SONSINI, John,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed September 30, 2022, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/10824.