Category: historic

  • The Jive Cats

    Inspired by a beautiful photograph taken by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration in 1938, I painted this as a companion piece to “He sure can play that guitar” This painting was sold and will be living in Athens, Georgia with two of my dearest friends.

  • Grandpa bought a salmon at Celilo Falls

    Every one of my husband’s siblings has one of these little black and white photos. It’s blurry and washed out, but Grandpa Tom Boothby has a salmon in his hand. Whenever my husband sees this photo, he explains how when he was a little kid, Indians used to fish at Celilo falls, but then they…