During the pandemic, Stonington artist R. Douglass Rice transforms friends' selfies into 'Portraits in Isolation'
“As I’ve painted them, I’ve created this Facebook group called Portraits of Friends in Isolation, and as each person gets painted, I invite them into this group. I encourage them to meet each other, to check in on each other and to celebrate each other … The idea is to...
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In mid-March, when my wife and I were just back from trips to Dallas and Charleston after respectively visiting her parents and attending a wedding, COVID-19 arrived in a big way. On return, The Day's managing editor Tim Cotter suggested I...
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