Curated What Makes America Great Gifts

Equal Opportunity Makes America Great by Lorraine Nam

Size
Framing
Continue Shopping or View Cart

Artist Statement

"In Obamas second Inaugural speech, he said, ?We are true to our creed when a little girl born into the bleakest poverty knows that she has the same chance to succeed as anybody else, because she is an American; she is free, and she is equal, not just in the eyes of God but also in our own.? My own story begins in America where I was born to parents of immigrants in search of opportunity. As an American, I am lucky to have more opportunities than my parents had in their home country. While we still have lots of progress to make towards equal opportunity, we live in a country where we will not settle and we will continually strive to do better for all Americans. This is what makes America great." - Lorraine Nam

Lorraine Nam is a paper illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York. She creates papercraft illustrations for advertising and editorial publications. She is also the co-founder for the studio visit blog, #FFFFFF Walls and the co-founder for Illustrated Impact, a platform dedicated to spread awareness on charities through illustration.

About What Makes America Great

What Makes America Great is a collection of designs celebrating the things that our artists believe make America truly great. Proceeds support DreamCorps, a social justice accelerator founded by Van Jones that advances economic, environmental, and criminal justice solutions.

About our Prints

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.