Miami Artist Crowdfunds Gun Reform Billboard Along I-95, Miami New Times
Updated: Apr 3
Stuart Sheldon’s oldest son was in elementary school the day 20 children were gunned down in their classrooms at Sandy Hook Elementary. The idea of someone aiming an AR-15 at first-graders was the worst thing Sheldon could imagine, and when nothing changed in the massacre’s aftermath, he responded the best way he knew how: through art.
Before the 2016 election, the Miami artist created a haunting video installation showing 20 colorful elementary- school chairs being shot up by a man with an AR-15. Now, with this year’s election approaching, Sheldon has added another piece — one you might have already seen without realizing it. Read more ...