Swan Boats

What a difference a year makes! A year ago in August I made an initial trip to Boston, to scout out locations for a reportage commission for The Newbury. The Public Garden is so lovely, and I spent a lot of time last fall enjoying the romance of the swan boats drifting in and out […]

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John Lewis

Watching the funeral procession of John Lewis yesterday as it made its way across the Edmund Pettus Bridge was a moving event. We all remembered the bloodshed of 55 years ago, now represented so poetically by the rose petals strewn along his path; a path that changed America. The words he leaves us with sum […]

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Queens United

The new congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been busy making headlines since her inauguration this January. If you look closely in this drawing I made in Jackson Heights last spring, at a rally against family separations at the southern border, you’ll see her holding the banner. She was out there marching with the organizations, Queens Neighborhoods […]

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From the Archives

Each weekend Studio 1482 will be featuring posts from the One Drawing A Day archives. Today’s post is by Veronica Lawlor, from back in 2016. It’s titled “Toronto Tower.” #ODADarchive In Toronto this weekend with Neil and his parents visiting relatives. Lovely, clean city. Had a little time to make this drawing of the CN Tower, a […]

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From the Archives

Each weekend Studio 1482 will be featuring posts from the One Drawing A Day archives. Today’s post is by Veronica Lawlor, from back in 2016. It’s titled “Mountain of Media.” #ODADarchive As Margaret mentioned in her post yesterday, she and I went drawing to the Bernie Sanders rally in Washington Square Park Wednesday evening. What a […]

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Eid Mubarak!

My NYC neighborhood of Jackson Heights is home to a large Muslim population from Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. Since this weekend was Eid, the end of Ramadan, our local park was turned over to a Muslim prayer service on Sunday morning. The prayer service was fairly short, and the Imam spoke in both English and […]

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Gratitude

A week after Thanksgiving and moving into the holiday season here in the US, I’m continuing to think a lot about gratitude. This drawing is of a taxi driver I met in Havana, during a visit to the city in 2015. He was a very warm person, and between his pigeon English and my pigeon Spanish, […]

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Election 2016

On the week of a very contentious presidential election here in the United States, I thought I would post this drawing of a little girl that I made on Election Night, standing with her flag in front of the Empire State Building. Her pride and hope are evident, and her sweetness and innocence are the perfect antidote […]

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