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Video | Robert’s Life Change

Jason Leith’s creative process began with drawing live portraits on the sidewalk. See this process as Leith draws the portrait of Robert, a man who had lived life on Skid Row with a drug addiction for decades, and how it sparked life change.

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Show @ Sojourn Arts & Culture in Louisville, KY

All twelve Sacred Streets portraits will be traveling to the Sojourn Arts and Culture gallery in Louisville KY.

OPENING RECEPTION Friday January 17, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

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Skid Row Installation Video

Experience the artwork and built space of Sacred Streets as it was installed on Skid Row in 2013.

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Portrait Brings Robert off the Streets

Today, I received a phone call from Robert, the man with the headphones featured in the video, and he told me that he has put himself into a program and has been clean for a few days! He said that it was because of the portrait I drew of him that he decided to turn his life around.

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Angelo Delaney Jackson, A Poet on Skid Row

Angelo Delaney Jackson is a quiet soul. At first, intimidating in his silent, large stature. But if you stay beyond that impression, you find a joyful
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Finished Piece: Steve Flath

This is an old chair that I found in that empty field where Steve lives. He got good use out of it, but it was pretty broken down when I got my hands on it.
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Skid Row Portrait #3: James G. Gutter Jr.

James has been without a home for 30 years and is originally from Louisiana. It seemed he was the boss around that part of town
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