Many celebrated people were told they were "special" at a young age, or thought of themselves this way—that they were destined to make a mark, an impact upon the world. Is this an innate brilliance, a predetermined trajectory, is it taught or imposed (think stage mother) or simply the power of suggestion?
Ulysses S. Grant / 24x30 oil on canvas
Special #7: Alexander McQueen / 24x24 oil on canvas
Special #9: Edna St. Vincent Millay / 24x30 oil on canvas
Special #10: Young Modigliani / 24x30 oil / awarded first place in Portrait competition juried by Anne Packard at Jo Hay Gallery, Provincetown MA / SOLD