In this piece, two people are shown poking each other’s keyholes; one represents ASL and the other represents English. The door motif symbolizes the journey of Deafhood, entering the world of acceptance found in the Deaf community. This is a journey many Deaf people go on, and wish they had discovered it earlier in life. It is a profound, life-changing journey.


  • Mixed Oil and Acrylic on 12 x 12 Canvas. 1/12/17. SOLD

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