021 Graffiti Sunset

021 Graffiti Sunset


61 x 43 cm / 24 x 17 in

Paper on Back of a Black Lives Matter Sign


Buffalo Exchange models on colorful book proofs on Seattle's 'The Stranger' free newspaper rips on the back of a Black Lives Matters sign.


The figures were meant to outlines of the letters S-U-N-S-E-T; it became abstract. As I continued, the figures maintained a loose block letter shape and the sunset came through.


I stayed in a fourth floor Ballard apartment for three weeks of August 2019. The sunsets lasted until well past 9pm. I wanted to grab as many loud colors as I could because sunset spectrums can have so much to them.