ALLY: SUMMER

Dan Litzinger

Spray Paint and Acrylic on Aluminum

 6”x9”

2020

 

About the work:  Summer Taylor was a 24-year-old veterinarian technician and determined ally to the BLM movement as well as a shining beacon of positivity for all those around them.  Summer’s light was extinguished far too soon when a driver plowed through BLM protestors in Seattle.  Artist proceeds will benefit blacklivesmatter.com

 

An active force in the Los Angeles art scene, Dan Litzinger was born in Hartford, CT and grew up in Roswell, GA. Throughout his childhood, he dreamed of being a syndicated cartoonist and spent summers vending cartoons at his “cartoon stand” or door-to-door. His seventh-grade public school art teacher, Mrs. 

Robinson, introduced Dan to the work of Roy Lichtenstein and his life was never the same again. As a teen, Litzinger also developed a love for filmmaking and ultimately storytelling through art. Dan graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Video and F