This video is about my 2016 Collection of Children’s Portraits . I like to think of them as my healing collection
View the collection of Paper Hats and see what has been recently added. Whoever would have thought that a child’s paper hat would frame our view of these children. I paint to inspire, transform and uplift our view of black family life.
My students inspired me. I found that even the hat which didn’t look very sophisticated, made beautiful hat paintings. This digital story was made for my collectors. Now you have a sense of where things began ,and a glimpse of the students who helped me to see.
Sharon Wilson chats with Samuel Wilkinson about his response to her piece, “Boy with a Halo”