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Piece of poetry class

24.00"W x 24.00"H x 0.5"D

$300 (Shipping Included)

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Medium: Collage

Subject Tags: mixed media, poetry

Media: acrylic, marker, oil on hardwood panel

Size: 24"W x 24"H x 0.5"D

Year Created: 2015

Prototype for a limited edition poetry painting series. This was the general idea. I am doing a limited edition 10 paper pieces 22 x 28 in black frame. This is where that original idea came from. Plus I am and have been putting these outside as street art around Chicago. This is one that I will be putting up eventually like many others. I am putting it for sale exclusively on Vango for the rest of poetry month. April. Then if it is still here 11:59pm 4/30/16 I will put it somewhere very prominent in Chicago. You can take it from there if you see it I guess... The other ones have been taken. On cut whiteboard needs frame.

Poet. Artist. Designer. Filmmaker. Political Graffitist. Father. Lover. Fighter. Nicholas D Conlon was born as Nicholas Daniel Farelli in 1975. Without elaborating on that too much, He was born in the infirmary of a penitentiary in Fairfax, West Virginia. 10 years later he was adopted by his step-father Patrick Joseph Conlon. Before this addition to his life, Nicholas was raised by a single mother, a grandma and grandpa and his older sister of exactly 8 years. Nicholas grew up on the streets of Chicago in the 80's attending many different Catholic and public schools finally finishing his education with a degree in Theater from Southern Illinois University Carbondale His painting is influenced by his experiences growing up in the inner city. The people, the neighborhoods, television, movies, sports, gangs, drugs and alcohol, all of this first hand influenced the way Nicholas paints and writes and does any and all forms of art. He has been painting and writing and been involved in film and theatre production for over 30 years. Nicholas' work is beautiful from afar but up close it’s dirty, torn, ripped, non-conforming and it’s all over the board. It's meant to be touched, Felt and talked about. It's not one theme, not one style, not one medium. Nicholas' art is found in private collections all over the world and also the streets of LA and Chicago and all over the internet. He's been part of group exhibitions and solo shows in Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles. After 6 years of theater, films, painting, writing on the back of paper napkins and slinging cocktails in Los Angeles, Nicholas moved back to Chicago where he continues to work in all mediums of art.

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