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Resensitization Series

$ 6,500 USD

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Artwork Details

Original Piece
  • Original painting by John Derenzo
  • Oil paint
  • Canvas
  • 40w x 30h inches
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Canvas Print
  • 24w x 18h inches
  • Acid-free, PH-neutral, poly-cotton base
  • 20.5 mil (0.5 mm) thick canvas
  • Canvas fabric weight: 13.9 oz/yd² (470 g/m²)
  • Printed on textured and fade-resistant canvas (OBA-Free)
  • Mounting brackets included
  • Hand-glued solid wood stretcher bars
  • 1.5″ (3.81 cm) deep
Framed Canvas Print
  • 24w x 18h inches
  • Pine tree frame
  • Frame thickness: 1.25″ (3.18 cm)
  • Canvas fabric weight: 10.15 +/- 0.74 oz/yd² (344 g/m² +/- 25g/m²)
  • Open back
  • Comes with rubber pads on the back corners
  • Hanging hardware attached

Why I Created This Piece

In the wake of the ongoing senseless school shootings, I felt compelled to paint this scene with the hope that it would raise awareness and help to bring about stricter gun laws that would contain more in-depth background checks and in addition full psychological evaluations. I decided to paint this from the perspective of a child hiding under a chair so the viewer can feel the indescribable fear of the child anxiously hiding and awaiting his/her or her fate. Schools should be a safe haven where learning takes place, not a place where the unimaginable happens, children and school staff senselessly being shot and killed.

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