Earlier this week... Martin Luther King Jr. was honoured with an American federal holiday, #MLK! Social media was poppin' with quotes, photographs, inspirational and motivational posts all stemming from Martin Luther King Jr.'s ethics, beliefs and desire for equality and change.
Visual Artist, Olivier A. Ganthier (OliGa), shared this colourful digital painting of Marting Luther King Jr. with the quote "We may all have come in different ships, but we're in the same boat now".
Visual Artist, Watson Mere, used his artistic skills on Microsoft Paint, to create a piece relevant to the past, present and future. The piece features a very calm Martin Luther King Jr. with his hand covering Donald Trump's mouth... as he loads up twitter on a smart phone. The message in this piece is subtle, clear and very well executed.
In 2016, Visual Artist, Derek Russell, a photograph of this original artwork he created with vibrant colours... and it's fair to say that #ArtNeverDies because this post circulated once again, just a few days ago, with the caption "Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase".
On all of the featured artists, instagram pages you can find links to purchase artwork.
"One day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed...that all men are created equal." -Martin Luther King Jr.
Don't stop dreaming.