Watercolor painting of Arthur Miller Jr. rendered in teals, oranges, and greens.

Arthur Miller Jr.

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

Arthur Miller Jr. was murdered in June of 1978 by the NYPD for existing while being black. He was a father and businessman to the community, a skilled musician, and his life mattered. Details about his death are graphic and difficult to read. A link to more information can be found in the comments. Say his name. Arthur Miller Jr. You mattered.”

More information about Arthur Miller can be found in this recent article. 

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.