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Michael James Freedman

Portrait of Melissa Newkirk - CHiPS Volunteer Coordinator

Portrait of Melissa Newkirk - CHiPS Volunteer Coordinator

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Melissa organizes all the volunteers at CHiPS. She has been helping people her whole life, having volunteered for the Peace Corps and worked with various non-profits. At CHiPS, she helps her neighbors help neighbors.

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.

The Original is Framed. The Prints are Gorgeous.

The original is 17" x 14" and is sold framed in a 25" x 22" frame with matt.  The prints are beautiful accurate representations of the original, though slightly smaller (16" x 13"). I use Hahnemuhle German Etching paper and print right to the edges. The blacks are black, and the prints are virtually indistinguishable from the originals.

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