Changing America Series 002 :: Illustrators Jenny Catullo, Paul Garland, Urs J Knobel, Ray-Mel Cornelius, Kimberley Wiseman, Lyn Alice, Garth Glazier and Photographer Gaétan Charbonneau

Through their imagery, members interpret their concerns and feelings amid this time of unrest. In today’s edition of the “Changing America” series includes the work from these talented artists:  Illustrators Jenny Catullo, Paul Garland, Urs J Knobel, Ray-Mel Cornelius, Kimberley Wiseman, Lyn Alice, and Photographer Gaétan Charbonneau .  As always, we all agree that tolerance, understanding, empathy, kindness, positivity, and love have the greatest impact on making changes in today’s society.  Let’s all be the change!

Illustrator :: Jenny Catullo

Illustrator Jenny Catullo

At this moment we have to consider our existence and the meaning of life.  I love the words of Nelson Mandela: “Peace is not just the absence of conflict; peace is the creation of an environment where all can flourish, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, class, caste, or any other social markers of difference.”  — Jenny Catullo

Illustrator :: Paul Garland

Illustrator Paul Garland

Paul re-interpret a previously produced piece of work showing a crumbling Capitol Dome as an eraser, trying half-heartedly to eradicate a huge problem.  ‘Black Lives Matter’ – ‘All Lives Matter’“If we all treat each other as we would like to be treated, regardless of creed, colour, religion, etc and drop the attitude we would all get along perfectly!” —– Paul Garland

Illustrator :: Garth Glazier

Illustrator Garth Glazier

“Freedom’s Gaze” is informally dedicated to the spirit of liberty and freedom we are struggling to achieve for all Americans.  This illustration of Lincoln seems like a celebration of our country’s determination to overcome all challenges”.Garth Glazier

Photographer ::  Gaétan Charbonneau

Photographer Gaétan Charbonneau

“Resilience”Gaétan Charbonneau

Illustrator :: Kimberley Wiseman

Illustrator Kimberley Wiseman

Kimberley Wiseman calls this image, “Spewing Hate”, these are actual phrases and words Trump has used in his lifetime and has said publicly.  “Societies that preach hate are where people no longer know how to live”. — Lamine Pearlheart 

Illustrator :: Urs. J Knobel

Illustrator Urs J Knobel

“Yes, we need people with strength in the brain and not in the arms”.Urs J Knobel

Illustrator :: Ray-Mel Cornelius

Illustrator Ray-Mel Cornelius

“It’s time to be still and hear from those who know”.  — Ray-Mel Cornelius

Illustrator :: Lyn Alice

Illustrator Lyn Alice

Lyn Alice chose this quote to express her feelings of today’s crises: “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pur, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things.” — Philippians 4:8 NIV

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Stay tuned for the 003 edition of “Changing America” coming soon!

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