Mixed Media Paintings > Walden Series

Sleepers
Sleepers
Acrylic and collage on illustration panel
2010

Inspired by Thoreau’s track metaphor in Walden, Sleepers reflects upon the desperate conditions in which people often find themselves. People complacently accept things such as environmental degradation, manufactured culture, and feelings of powerlessness. As Thoreau wrote, “We do not ride on the railroad; it rides upon us.”