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Bears Vote In The Woods

Brenda Oelbaum's avatar Brenda Oelbaum

The best way to support artists is to pay them for their work, in the spirit of being both an Artist and an Art Patron I have hired two young Detroit Artists to make me a Mascot Costume of "Betsy's Bear." Friendly, dressed in camo cause she doesn't want to get shot... Peter Clouse and Melissa Haimowitz Clouse of Detroit Mascots are hard at work...making my drawings come to life. I will to be the bear on the street, walking around taking pictures with the folks, getting people to register to vote, and of course asking them to think and talk about the idea of making schools HARDENED TARGETS. I think this is tragic and dangerous and I hope that people will seriously think about it with a gentle nudge or firm bear hug from me, who only wants to get an education...it's lonely homeschooling. ( wink ) When Sen. Christopher Murphy (D) asked Betsy DeVos about Guns in Schools at her confirmation hearing, she suggested some states might need guns to protect from Grizzly Bears.

Entry Details
  • Art form: Time-Based
  • Depth: very deep
  • Medium: Performance
  • Width: from coast to coast
  • Year created: 2018
  • Height: 6'