Artwork / 2018 / Amy Sherald

colorful portrait drawing of the artist Amy Sherald
Gwenn Seemel
Amy Sherald
marker on paper
8 x 5 inches

Sherald is one of my personal heroes. She did the official portrait of Michelle Obama and I love the way she dealt with criticism about the piece. I’ve created plenty of hero portraits: Anita Hill, Charlotte Clymer, and Winifred Weiss among others.