Faces of Immigration is a piece that pays homage to the modern immigrant. The Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of freedom for generations for immigrants seeking to live in the United States. However, it is not the statue itself that makes this country great, rather the diverse people that come here from all walks of life. From professionals, to refugees and asylum seekers, the United States has always been a place to call home. However, home is not the place where one has shelter, but the friends and family that offer comfort and a safe environment. That is what this piece seeks to portray, that this country’s most recognizable symbol wears a cloak of fabric made of the diverse individuals whose lives interweave every day.
Omaha, NE | May 2019