Pearl Street First Friday and Argentine Folklorico

Pearl Street First Friday and Argentine Folklorico

At Pearl Street First Friday in October, I had a blast listening to Argentine Folklorico   As I listened, I drew the members of the Band and surprised them with their portraits. Thanks to Michelle Lasnier, R Bazaar Denver. and Mark from Old South Frame &...
Burmese Innocence

Burmese Innocence

Burmese Innocence In 2010, I had the opportunity to work and live on the Thai-Burma border in the town of Mae Sot. The area is filled with Burmese refugees fleeing persecution and violence in their home country. And, the area is also filled with incredible...
Forcibly displaced

Forcibly displaced

This painting was inspired by a photo taken by the ED of emBOLDen Alliances (eA), a nonprofit organization which I co-founded and am the current Board Chair. In January, eA traveled to Bangladesh in partnership with Direct Relief to work with a local partner...
Listening Through Lines, explained

Listening Through Lines, explained

Lines are what everyone notices most in my art work. In my humanitarian work, I believe in moving from sympathy to empathy, from pity to compassion, and from judgement to meaningful action. Listening Through Lines is an interactive exhibit I co-created with emBOLDen...
Listening Through Lines, prose and TEDx

Listening Through Lines, prose and TEDx

Listening Through Lines “Listening Through Lines” is a co-creation of Art by Bill Rohs and emBOLDen Alliances. This interactive exhibit brings together powerful artistic visual expression combined with stimulating thought provoking questions to help each of us dig...

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