COVID Card #345

COVID Card #345

Years ago, I worked for an education organization. My boss had been a teacher, a principal, and a superintendent. One day, some random story about a kid who brought a gun to school caused me to say something like, “Kids have changed.” My boss replied,...
COVID Card #344

COVID Card #344

If you’ve been closely following this project (and following Sketchy Spaces on Facebook or Instagram), then you probably know that I am a big fan of Clarissa Jacobson and her movie, Lunch Ladies. It should then come as no surprise that when I saw post office...
COVID Card #343

COVID Card #343

Lester Bentley was a fairly well-known portraitist and muralist from Wisconsin. You can see quite a bit of his work at the website for the Two Rivers Historical Society. Bentley created three post office murals in De Pere, Wisconsin: The Red Pieta, Nicholas Perrot,...
COVID Card #342

COVID Card #342

Vladimir Rousseff (give or take an “s”) allegedly tried his hand at many careers — waiter, dishwasher, soda jerk, store clerk, peddler, factory worker, and more — while saving money to study art. Eventually, he succeeded and enrolled at the...
COVID Card #341

COVID Card #341

Charles Winstanley Thwaites spent the first half-ish of his life in the midwest, where he worked as an artist, printmaker, and educator. You can see some examples of his work at the website for the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Thwaites created four post office...

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