Judkins Park Labor History Mural – Site

gompers site

Judkins Park Labor History Mural

Site: Gompers Branch of SCCC, 23rd Ave So. and So. Lane, Seattle 98166

Funded by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods with support from the AFL-CIO.

Oral history research by students of Washington Middle School.

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Jeff’s Tree

DCF 1.0

acrylic on canvas

40″ x 30″

2005

my cousin died on my birthday in 2005. we were the two youngest of our generation. i realized through my grief that a part of me died with him that day, –because we carry our loved one’s in our hearts, and the parts of me that only he knew passed with him. this painting emerged as part my working through that loss, my reflections on how dear our shared childhood is to me, and my grief at the challenges life gave him. blessed be my cousin. travel well.