Essential Workers – Covid-19 Virus

Grocery Store Cashier and Bagger – Essential Worker #1 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ Sold

Giclee print available
22″ x 30″ unframed – $250 shipped
12″ x 16.5″ unframed – $150 shipped
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Star Tribune May 12, 2020 Article written by Richard Chin
“….The Historical Society also recently purchased a pastel drawing by Duluth artist Carolyn Sue Olson depicting a scene in a grocery store in which everyone is wearing masks and gloves.
In a description on the Historical Society’s History Is Now website, Olson said the drawing was inspired by her daughter’s job as a grocery store cashier in the Twin Cities.
It’s the first in a series of pieces Olson is creating called “Essential Workers,” depicting bus drivers, mail carriers, doctors, nurses, janitors, farm workers and trash collectors on the job during the pandemic.
The image of people wearing masks to perform an everyday task “was such a profound piece,” said Historical Society art curator Brian Szott, who said he could envision the drawing being used in a history book years from now. “This is an image that suddenly has entered our consciousness,” he said.”…
Bus Driver – Essential Worker #2 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ Sold

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Pharmacy Counter Worker and Pharmacists
Essential Worker #3 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ Sold

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USPS Mail Carrier – Essential Worker #4 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ Sold

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22″ x 30″ unframed – $250 shipped
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Hospital Workers- Doctors, Nurses and Janitors – Essential Worker #5 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ Sold

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22″ x 30″ unframed – $250 shipped
12″ x 16.5″ unframed – $150 shipped
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Farm Workers -Vegetable and Fruit Pickers – Essential Worker #6 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ Sold

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First Responders –Pietà of the Uninsured – Essential Workers #7 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ Sold

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Sanitation Workers – Essential Worker #8 2020
Pastel on paper 22″ x 30″ $585 framed
Home Health Care Worker – Essential Worker #9 2020
Pastel on paper 22″ x 30″ Sold

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20″ x 29″ unframed – $250 shipped
12″ x 16.5″ unframed – $150 shipped
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Band Teacher Repairing a Student’s Instrument
Essential Worker #10 2020
Pastel on paper 22″ x 30″ Sold

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20″ x 29″ unframed – $250 shipped
12″ x 16.5″ unframed – $150 shipped
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Mass Transportation Disinfection Worker – Essential Worker #11 2020
Pastel on paper 22″ x 30″ $585 framed
Truck Driver – Essential Worker #12 2020
Pastel on paper 22″ x 30″ $585 framed
Grocery Cart Disinfection Worker – Essential Worker #13 2020
Pastel on paper 22″ x 30″ Sold

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20″ x 29″ unframed – $250 shipped
12″ x 16.5″ unframed – $150 shipped
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Hospital Laundry Workers – Essential Worker Portrait #14 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ $585 framed
Food Shelf Workers – Essential Worker Portrait #15 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ Sold

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22″ x 30″ unframed – $250 shipped
12″ x 16.5″ unframed – $150 shipped
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USPS Postal Carrier – Essential Worker Portrait #16 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ $585 framed
Food Preparation Workers – Essential Worker Portrait #17 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ Sold

Giclee print available
22″ x 30″ unframed – $250 shipped
12″ x 16.5″ unframed – $150 shipped
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Bicycle Food Delivery Workers – Essential Worker Portrait #18 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ $585 framed
Child Care Workers – Essential Worker Portrait #19 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ $585 framed
Election Judges– Essential Worker Portrait #20 2020
Pastel on paper 20″ x 29″ $585 framed