120 cm x 120 cm / 48 inches x 48 inches, mixed media on stretched canvas, 2019.
Obama's portrait is part of a series titled Icons with a Purpose. I painted the piece on 120cm x 120 cm stretched canvas using mixed media in 2019.
Former U.S. President Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian efforts and his phenomenal efforts to improve international diplomacy. Obama donated all $1.4 Million that he received from his Nobel Peace Prize award to charity.
Mr. Obama has supported numerous causes, including at-risk, disadvantaged youth, mental health, education, environment, homelessness, human rights, L.G.B.T.Q. Support, peace, refugees, and much more.
Obama is an advocate for U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Well Being. He was a spokesperson at K.I.D.S. event, a charity that supports disadvantaged children, and a spokesperson at a charity event for girls in Omaha, Nebraska, helping raise $154,000 for the charity. As president, Obama made numerous changes to empower and support the youth with their student loan repayments. He has donated to multiple charitable organizations, including Trinity United Church of Christ and the Illinois Reading Council.