Painted in celebration of Jim Wheat of dollarsandart arriving in California, in the land of opportunity, the American dream. The single snake-like acrylic dollar, replacing the usual stars whilst powerfully uniting the states with this powerful symbol of energy and prosperity.
The bold blurring of white and red is in recognition of the variety of viewpoints (liberal and conservative) while the scattered sand pays homage to the rich variety of people in the United States from all walks of life, each one of us unique, like grains of sand, weathered by time.
The thin blue line in the work, separates order out of chaos whilst acknowledging the admirable sacrifice the law enforcement community makes day in and day out. Nothing is used more successfully to create chaos and instill order from it than the control of money, placed on the back of the dollar bill in 1933.
Bottom left the circle of red, white and blue subtly completes this work reminding us despite our differences, how humanity must work together for the greater good rather than divide and rule