sketches were done while watching the horror of 911 and the more recent
Iraqi Freedom on television.
I had just begun a ten-week stint of teaching at the Savannah
College of Art and September 11 was my first day. I was glued to the
set watching the unthinkable. I had lived in New York for 18 years
and was shattered to see such a terrible thing happening.
I had with me a small Moleskine sketchbook and crayons
and forced myself to try and capture some of what I was seeing. I
didn't do that much sketching, really, so intent was I on just listening
to the news and watching the horrific imagery. Even though it's slim
on quantity, I figured it was something that we all shared as a fairly
common bond. We all know where we were when this was going down.
On the Iraqi Freedom I again didn't do much sketching
either, so caught up was I on the events unfolding. But here they