Art That Speaks is a series of portraits of artists who have stood for a just cause through their work. The Artist is portrayed in a cubist style, inspired by Picasso's Guernica. Picasso was the first artist portrayed in the series. Each portrait is 16" x 20" on upholstered panel. The series is tied together with its strict consistency. Each portrait is abstracted, incorporates the depicted artist's palette and is painted in oil. On the canvas, is newspaper clippings depicting contemporary issues that are similar to the injustices faced by the artist depicted in their time. Stenciled on top of the portraits is a word, typically the artist's name, and two years that were important in the artist's life. Artist's included in the series are Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Keith Haring, Artemisia Gentileschi, Marc Chagall, and Kara Walker.