Katrina, waiting for relief. by Sandra Gray
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Katrina, waiting for relief. by 


A woman waits for help after Hurricane Katrina, wrapped in an American flag. Her image depicts the shame that I felt that our country couldn’t come more quickly to her aid.
She personified the tragedy of that stormy season seen all across the media world wide. Acrylic on canvas original 24"w X 36"h.

I am a retired Elementary school teacher(retired in 2003), artist (Painting-Acrylic & Mixed Media), poet, and photographer. I like the challenge of composing and capturing straight out of the camera. Last summer I started Gray’s Photo Tours. The concept is to provide guided photographic tours or Photo classes for visitors of this scenic area and portraits on locations of their choice. My moto is “I specialize in NOT specializing.”

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Comments

  • Barbara Sparhawk
    Barbara Sparhawkover 6 years ago

    We just went through terrible fires here on the Central Coast, which you know, though they mostly stayed inland sparing homes and lives. The firefighters were terrific, and the number of people here from FEMA were a bit nervous, and being extraordinarily careful to make the entire episode error-free. But I wish you’d added a Louisiana flag to the drapery here. That state’s corrupt and greedy politicians have never cared a whit about the population. The rest of America cared a lot.

  • Barbara I couldn’t agree with you more. Your comments fuel my passion for sharing my art. Thank you so much. Soon as I have enough art work for a calendar, I will start uploading photos. I have more than you would believe. Photography has been my main focas for the past year.

    – Sandra Gray

  • kathibook
    kathibookover 6 years ago

    This is super good!! Really, really good!! I like this very much!! I might even be in love with this painting!! You are a marvelous painter, I admire how you see the world….powerful, vivid, honest, real. Have you sold this piece?

  • No. I have not sold this piece. The comments every one of them is like my bread and butter. If I sell something that’s the jam.

    – Sandra Gray

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanabout 4 years ago

    Very poignant . Many people are still waiting. A fav

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