Newark, 2018
Acrylic on Canvas

This piece is heavily inspired by various infrastructures and icons found in Newark. Each letter symbolizes community assets in the city. The letter N contains shipping containers to symbolize the seaports in and around Newark. The letter E highlights the various arts that thrive in Newark such as music, art, and theatre. The W contains railroad tracks to symbolize the connectivity of Newark to other cities with train stations like Penn Station and Broad St station in Newark. The letter A contains the Kruger Mansion to denote wealth and prosperity that can be achieved by entrepreneurs in Newark. The letter R represents the Lady Justice statute that sits outside the Federal Courthouse in Newark to exemplify a city that continues to strive towards equity and social justice. Finally, the letter K is an airplane to symbolize the airport and movement found in the city of Newark.