In Memory of...

Jake McCord and Woodie Long are two folk artists we will dearly miss. Jake passed away in September and Woodie in October. Both men grew up in large families (with 11 siblings each!) and spent their youth toiling in fields and farms.
Jake was known in his Georgia town as the man with the most televisions, often having 8 going simultaneously throughout his home. The characters that he painted featured large square eyes and exagerrated proportions. He painted everyday scenes from his community.

Woodie's childhood memories of truck rides and ball games were popular subjects for his paintings. He said that painting was his way of passing on his stories to his children.
Check for paintings by both men.

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