Michael Pendergrass
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Passing the torch

Posted on July 14, 2013 at 8:41pm 0 Comments

I posted this piece in response to the Martin trial. I started it last year around this time. I wasn't sure if I even wanted to show it. The story behind the piece is this. There was a time in this country when the Klan "hoodie" represented fear and anxiety. Now it seems that the torch has been passed on to Black males wearing them. I included our President because I wanted to show that even he could be profiled walking around in the "wrong" neighborhood. Normally I don't make it a habit to…



Posted on March 24, 2013 at 2:03pm 0 Comments

This is the title of my latest work. It's based on that feeling intuition. Female intuition in particular. The eyes closed on the model shows how we can be blind to a situation. The open eyes see the reality of a situation. I used my female model because I'm always hearing about female intuition whereas we guys get a gut feeling. Plus women just have that mystique that after all these decades I feel as though I'm still on page one!

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At 11:19pm on May 20, 2015, David Bruce Stevens said…

Your work is magnificent, such enormous talent.

At 10:29pm on May 20, 2015, Sandra Canning said…

It's so hard to pick just one favorite. Your work is so provocative and beautiful. Thank you for your kind comment.

At 9:48pm on March 11, 2015, Arden Suydam said…

Cool work!!!!!

At 12:21am on February 27, 2015, Sandra Canning said…

Moving pieces with thought provoking imagery. Your feelings come through loud and clear.

At 6:44pm on August 22, 2013, jacqueline amos said…

Yes Brother Michael your hand has been bless, continue to bless us with your beautiful work thank you

At 5:47pm on August 22, 2013, jacqueline amos said…

Blessings Brother Master Artist words cannot explain your hands or ordained, your work is greater than excellent, it is mastery, these or beautiful

At 1:57pm on April 16, 2013, D. Del Reverda-Jennings said…

Thank You so Much for the Compliments Michael,  ..Love, LoVe, LOVE Your Marvelous Work .. Beautiful Draftsmanship  ....  I Wish You the Very Best in All of Your Creative Endeavors  ......  Infinite Blessings! 

At 9:42pm on March 20, 2013, Rebecca Diane said…

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