Description The bakerys shelves abundantly stacked with loaves of bread set behind a mother clinging to her hungry infant twins presents a powerful contrast and insight into to the human condition. Amidst hardship the spirit of loves hunger and hope bristle in the eyes of this mother. Daily Bread is a 48 x 30 canvass, an original acrylic painting by artist, Matthew Schwartz (aka Spadecaller). Please note: The artist will not make more than 25 (48'X30') reproductions available for sale.
I.M. Spadecaller, Tampa Bay Member Since March 2010 Artist Statement Matthew Schwartz (AKA Spadecaller) is a grateful survivor who conveys his convictions and serenity through visual art, poetry, and video.
As a child, he was trained in traditional oil techniques and later attended The School of Visual Arts in New York City (1970-71). During the 70's up until the late 80's he exhibited acrylic and oils in New York, and presently resides on the west coast of Florida.
Since the advent of image editing software, he has turned more to creative digital hand painted images and photos striving to fuse these into an art form worthy of the distinction traditional painters deserve.
Spadecaller showcase his digital paintings, poetry, and other mixed media images by creating videos; these are available for viewing at: http://www.youtube.com/user/Thespadecaller.