Julie Green

Blind Faith for Juan Rivera

Spice pouch on upper left is to be refilled with fresh garam marsala annually. Cut-up Illinois state flag forms center butterfly- the state insect. Juan Rivera and attorney ate at Blind Faith, a vegan restaurant in Evanston. About the meal some years back, Rivera states that “I don’t really remember but it was full of spices and flavor and the food was beautiful. I wanted flavors, in there you don’t get any flavors.”
44 x 41 in.
acrylic on Tyvek, silk and glow-in-the dark thread, portion of Illinois state flag, acrylic and watercolor on found butterfly sampler, Copic marker, turmeric-dyed silk, and garam marsala