Golden Wishes by Lina Ngo

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Artist Statement

"Mouhamad is a 40 year old dentist and poet who's left Syria and risked his life to find a better life for his family. With the help of three golden eggs, his life was saved three times. Mouhamad, who was attempting to boat to Italy from Turkey, got stranded with 11 other Syrians. Using digital painting techniques, I attempted to capture a peaceful yet tense underwater feeling." - Lina Ngo

Lina Ngo is based Chicago in and is a 2nd year illustration student at Columbia College Chicago. She wants to create meaningful art that speaks to the heart through impactful color and visual narrative.

About We Were Strangers Too

We Were Strangers Too is a collection of designs showing how diverse and universal the refugee experience truly is. Proceeds support the Anti-Defamation League, the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency, fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.

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.