Illustrator and comic creator Quinn McGowan​ was moved by Bree Newsome and her recent act of civil disobedience. Intrigued by the calm, serene expression she had as she was being arrested, he drew her without the harness and ropes. “She became a mythical figure right before my eyes and that’s what I wanted to convey,”

Read the whole piece here. Also in Upworthy.

Quinn’s art reflects his love for his people, and his desire to allow his gift to be a beacon of hope and inspiration to others.  I’ve been following his work for a little while.  I look forward to much more from him, and his team, for many years to come.

Big ups Quinn. Good work.

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