Multitasking is my homage to the working mom. My muses are my wife, Heather Joy Harlan and my daughter, Violet Mujica. But, this painting is every mother who nurtures life whether the work at a job outside of the home or whether they stay at home. I painted it with love and admiration for what you do.
This painting has won many awards over the years including the Art Expo Solo Award, and other awards from the Portrait Society of America, the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, and the Oil Painters of America. It has gone viral on several occasions and has garnered millions of likes and shares. It has been the subject of countless online articles. It has spawned Chinese copies, and Russian imitations. It has spawned parodies and and spoofs. It has started heated online conversations regarding breastfeeding and how appropriate it is in public.
In many ways, this painting is a wonderful piece of history and perfect for art lovers, collectors, and those appreciate the beauty and importance of breast feeding. Take the opportunity to own this print now and enhance your art collection with its timeless beauty.
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Introducing 'The Muse' - Come into the tranquil world of 'The Muse,' where a I try to capture the essence of peace and beauty with my blend of impressionism and traditional realism. impressionist light studies. With an interplay of light azure and orange hues to add depth and vibrancy, I believe that this painting will transform any room into a gallery of elegance and charm. This painting is perfect for art lovers and collectors, and this print will bring a touch of colorful storytelling to any space. Secure your print today and add a timeless piece of art to your collection."
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Tia Ana Helps with the Baby Clothes
Tia Ana helping with the baby clothes. Beautiful high quality print of an iconic, prize winning painting. Tia Ana helps with the baby clothes. This painting is perfect for art lovers and collectors, and this print will bring a touch of colorful storytelling to any space. Secure your print today and add a timeless piece of art to your collection."
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Tribute to the Emanuel Nine
I'm very proud to have been a part of tribute to Emanuel Nine. The Emanuel Nine are nine beautiful people who were senselessly taken down by a white supremacist on June 17, 2015, at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston SC.The Emanuel Nine are:
Cynthia Marie Graham Hurd – Bible study member and manager for the Charleston County Public Library system; sister of politician and former state senator Malcolm Graham.
Susie Jackson – a Bible study and church choir member.
Ethel Lee Lance – the church's sexton.
Depayne Middleton-Doctor – a pastor who was also employed as a school administrator and admissions coordinator at Southern Wesleyan University.
Clementa C. Pinckney – the church's pastor and a South Carolina state senator.
Tywanza Sanders – a Bible study member; grandnephew of victim Susie Jackson.
Daniel Simmons – a pastor who also served at Greater Zion AME Church in Awendaw.
Sharonda Coleman-Singleton – a pastor; also a speech therapist and track coach at Goose Creek High School; mother of MLB prospect Chris Singleton.
Myra Thompson – a Bible study teacher.
Nine of the top realist artists in the US were asked to do posthumous portraits of the Emanuel Nine. They are: Catherine Prescott, Greg Mortenson, Judy Takacs, Lauren Tilden, Mario Robinson, Paul Mccormack, Ricky Mujica, Stephanie Deshpande, Terry Strickland.
The Portraits were exhibited at the Principle Gallery in Charleston SC. Click here to obtain a print of the catalog at cost, or a to obtain a free digital download: Catalog