Watercolor painting of Adam Toledo in mauves and dusty blues.

Adam Toledo

This piece was created on Procreate and released to Instagram for its initial publication.

“Adam Toledo was only 13 years old when he was shot and killed by a police officer. Bodycam footage shows this kid being murdered with his hands in the air. It doesn’t matter what a child was doing outside, or whether he had a weapon- none of this justifies murdering children. Adam’s life mattered. His future mattered. The police are killing our children faster than I can draw them. This series shouldn’t have a fucking backlog.

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Handwritten, cursive signature says "pea flower tea" in lowercase letters. The flower is a small sketch of a bloom, instead of the word for "flower".

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Pea is an artist focused on building an art therapy platform through transformative art and positive erotica to help victims of sexual violence reclaim their power. She lives on a small island and hides from loud noises.