THEN and NOW
In 1997, I created Love Paintings, artworks as gifts of love available for purchase.
Grants and angel funding first provided me with start-up money to expand. Love Paintings took off. For four years I shared the project with galleries, hospitals, charities, vendors, gift-givers, art collectors, and celebrities. By 2001 I felt that the goals of the project were met. Love Paintings were put on hiatus.
Now, some 20 years later, this ambition as with all my projects continues to emphasize the fragility and complexity of living on our shared planet, promoting the discussion of how everything can be taken away vs. what can be saved.
Thank you AMERICANS for the ARTS for awarding John DeFaro - Art Projects with the 2020 Covid Artist Relief Grant.
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