History is so important and learning lessons to avoid repeating terrible decisions of the past is hopefully what mankind does. Well a book about the life of Rollins Edwards is now a reality and for sale at Amazon. Read it, learn from it and spread the word.
I was so moved reading his story in Azalea magazine a few years ago that I painted his image. Twice. It was hard to reconcile what I was reading about him during WWll and how he looks today. That is the amazing part of his story. What was done to him by the US Army was disgraceful yet he didn't let that determine his life. What an amazing soul.
Karyn Healey is a painter observing life in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Lots of stories to share of daily life and social issues in oil paint, gouache, casein, and collage.