In 2012 I travelled to New York for an exhibition of a few of my paintings. While I was there I stayed in 98 street west, in the area I was so lucky I go to met and hang out with many of the locals. I loved it. It’s one thing being a tourist it is very much something else to be embraced and welcomed into a community. This is my painting of the wonderful area I stayed and all the people I met along the way.