Some might consider Alexander and Main to be the bad part of town. It is near the docks in the heart of Vancouver’s famous but frightening Downtown East Side. The thing that people don’t always notice – especially late at night – is there is a real sense of community here. People know each other. You can hear them holler greetings from open windows.
The sky is, of course, a nod to van Gogh. I wanted to make the tones of the buildings warm with vinelike city fixtures. The sky and street are colder and more unstable.
Acrylic on Canvas, 20″ x 20″
Located at: Private Collection