July 2, 2020
Antonio Mcilwaine Sharipsm painter UHHM donor

During War, He Makes Art:
Painter Antonio Mcilwaine Creates, Curates, and Advocates

Sharpism artist and UHHM Donor Antonio Mcilwaine on his art's origin: "One of the reasons I chose to become a visual artist is I was paid to make something that came easily to me. I could always create the product. Always.” The product was the portrait. He enjoyed it. Using different techniques. Telling a story. And when he finished, he could look at the portrait and say, “I created this.”
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