DIRECTOR’s notes: JUNE 14, 2018 THOMAS CALE
By Pat D’Antonio – Executive Director – thegallery@rhinebeck
Tom exemplifies everything we are trying to do here. He’s not just a terrific artist, which he is as a very talented portrait and abstract artist, but also and as importantly he is one of the most public service minded people I have ever met… READ MORE
This is a portrait of Parkland High School student Emma González.
It is titled 6 minutes 20 seconds because that is all the time it took for a rampaging killer, armed with an AR-15 assault rifle, to end 17 lives.
gallery@rhinebeck Artist Sean Bowen saw Emma speak at the anti-gun violence rally in Florida and was inspired to paint this portrait.
It is currently on display at thegallery@rhinebeck and we are offering it on line as well for an auction to benefit New Yorkers Against Gun Violence.