The new series in oil explores the idea that we as Americans block out the struggles that we wish not to see." The portraits are inspired by Pearson's interactions working with global non-profits on poverty and justice issues. Each painting has a concept that will not fully known until it is unveiled.


Half of this canvas is concealed by a black flag. No one except Pearson has ever seen this half of the painting. Each collector will receive a dagger with the painting to use to remove the flag. The owber of each painting has the option to cut away the flag and reveal the rest of the painting or keep it sealed.

Unseen series features 25 paintings. Exhibition in 2014.