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Michael James Freedman

Portrait of George Sandstrom - CHiPS Guest and Painter

Portrait of George Sandstrom - CHiPS Guest and Painter

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I met George on the line at CHiPS. He is a former house painter who is now working to get his life together. He lived on the streets for a few years, but now has a room in an apartment. At one point, he said to me "If I could tell you one thing about being homeless is Don't give up. Only because There's Always Fate."

This piece is part of my upcoming exhibition – The Faces of CHiPs - What if God lived in Gowanus? – a series of studies and portraits of the people of CHiPs, a soup kitchen/residence that has served my neighborhood for 50 years. All proceeds from sales of paintings and prints will be donated to CHiPs to further their mission.

I'm Selling Both a Framed Original and Prints

The original is 16" x 12" and is framed and matted in a 22" x 16" black frame with a simple white mat. The prints are beautiful accurate representations of the original. They are printed on 19" x 13" archival Hahnemuhle German Etching paper with a .5" border on the sides and 1.5" borders on the top and the bottom.


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