Request to Family and Friends , 2015, Oil on paper, 18" x 24"     Letters   of   Support      is a series inspired by   letters   written on behalf of a defendant by his loved ones. Addressed to a judge, the texts describe positive memories of the defendant and are presented in the hope of lessening a criminal sentence. By emphasizing an individual’s identity as distinct from the accusations that define him in court,      Letters   of   Support      serves as a counterweight to the bureaucratic anonymity of other courtroom documents. 
       
     
 Letter of Support No. 1, 2015, Oil, oil pastel and graphite on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Letter of Support No. 2 , 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Letter of Support No. 3 , 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and color pencil on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Letter of Support No. 4 , 2015, Oil and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Letter of Support No. 5 , 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and graphite on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Letter of Support No. 6 , 2015, Oil and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Letter of Support No. 7 , 2015, Oil and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     
  Request to Family and Friends , 2015, Oil on paper, 18" x 24"     Letters   of   Support      is a series inspired by   letters   written on behalf of a defendant by his loved ones. Addressed to a judge, the texts describe positive memories of the defendant and are presented in the hope of lessening a criminal sentence. By emphasizing an individual’s identity as distinct from the accusations that define him in court,      Letters   of   Support      serves as a counterweight to the bureaucratic anonymity of other courtroom documents. 
       
     

Request to Family and Friends, 2015, Oil on paper, 18" x 24" 

Letters of Support is a series inspired by letters written on behalf of a defendant by his loved ones. Addressed to a judge, the texts describe positive memories of the defendant and are presented in the hope of lessening a criminal sentence. By emphasizing an individual’s identity as distinct from the accusations that define him in court, Letters of Support serves as a counterweight to the bureaucratic anonymity of other courtroom documents. 

 Letter of Support No. 1, 2015, Oil, oil pastel and graphite on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Letter of Support No. 1, 2015, Oil, oil pastel and graphite on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Letter of Support No. 2 , 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Letter of Support No. 2, 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and charcoal on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Letter of Support No. 3 , 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and color pencil on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Letter of Support No. 3, 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and color pencil on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Letter of Support No. 4 , 2015, Oil and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Letter of Support No. 4, 2015, Oil and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Letter of Support No. 5 , 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and graphite on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Letter of Support No. 5, 2015, Oil, oil pastel, and graphite on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Letter of Support No. 6 , 2015, Oil and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Letter of Support No. 6, 2015, Oil and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 

  Letter of Support No. 7 , 2015, Oil and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24" 
       
     

Letter of Support No. 7, 2015, Oil and oil pastel on paper, 18" x 24"