First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/1/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
8 x 6"
Federal workers, burdened by shutdown (day 11), face Trump-ordered pay freeze, Abortion is legal in Ireland, Far-right leader Bolsonaro will be sworn in in Brazil, N.Y. swears In new Attorney General, Minimum wage is increased to $15.00/hr in NYC.
First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/2/19
2019
graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"
U.S. agents fire tear gas at migrants trying to cross Mexico border, NYC ban on styrofoam food containers takes effect, Kim Jong Un wants new summit with Trump, issues veiled warning, Federal employees union sues government over lack of pay during shutdown-day 12.
First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/3/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, color pencil, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"
China becomes first country to land on far side of moon, News agency reports AmericanPaul Whelan charged with espionage in Russia, New congress convenes with record number of women, few Republicans, House is Democrat controlled, Shutdown day 13, talks fizzle.
First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/419
2019
graphite on paper
5.5 x 5"
116th Congress sworn in most diverse in in US history, Shutdown continues day 14, Justice Department investigating Zinke for possible lying to Inspector General.
First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/1/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, color pencil, graphite on paper
5.5 x 5"
Elizabeth Warren kicks off campaign for 2020 in Iowa, Day 15 shutdown, Trump calls strike, no end in sight, DeBlasio skeptical of Cuomo's plan to forestall shutdown of L train, NYC subway.
First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/6/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"
Millions could face severe cuts to food stamps, national parks suffer (3 die) shutdown day 16, Bolton, in Israel, says U.S. withdrawal from Syria is conditional, Brazil's national police deployed to curb wave of unrest and criminal violence.
First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/7/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
7.5 x 5.5"
On Friday Democrats in House introduced the For The People Act with solutions for voting inequity, political money, redistricting and ethics, Shutdown day 17, Friday pay threatened, Saudi woman barricaded herself in Thai hotel room to avoid deportation,Trump says militant suspected of USS Cole bombing is killed in U.S. airstrike on Yemen.
First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/8/19
2019
casein, gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6.4 x 5.4"
Florida law restoring the vote to former felons takes effect,Ruth Bader Ginsberg not on bench for Supreme Court oral arguments for first time, Shutdown day 18, Native Americans feel effect. Erdogan says US mistaken on Syrian Kurd fighters' safety, Bolton appears to contradict Trump on troop pullout.
First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/9/19
2019
casein, gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
8 x 6"

Democrats reject Trump's wall argument after his first Oval Office address, fact checkers find many discrepancies in his speech, Mayor de Blasio announces health care for all NYC residents, Lin-Manuel Miranda and 'Hamilton' partners save a Manhattan's Drama Bookstore, Shutdown day 19, no clear path to resolution.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/10/19
2019
color pencil, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"
Surprise winner of Congolese election is an opposition leader, Shutdown day 20-Trash piles up in national parks, (7 have died,) TSA officers are quitting- passenger safety threat, FDA routine food inspection halted, Behind Stewart-Cousins Democrats take control of Albany.
First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/11/19
2019
ink, ink wash, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"
Pompeo's Cairo speech is met with skepticism about Trump policies, as U.S. starts withdrawing troops from Syria amid confusion over plan, Shutdown day 21, 800,000 furloughed federal workers will not receive paychecks.
First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/12/19
2019
color pencil, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"

The partial shutdown is the longest in US history, day 22.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/13/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"

Ministers plead with MPs to back Theresa May's Brexit deal, Pompeo is in Qatar, Shutdown day 23, Former HUD secretary Julián Castro launches presidential campaign.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/14/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
7.5 x 5.5"

House foreign affairs committee Elliot Engel pushes to hold hearings on Trump-Putin relationship, their series of secret meetings are reported, Los Angeles teachers, country’s second largest teachers union, are moving forward with a strike, Shutdown day 24, forest fire preparation in jeopardy, Ninth weekend of gilets jaunes protests France.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/15/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"

Strike continues in LA as thousands of teachers picket in pouring rain, Thousands gather to mourn the murder of popular liberal Polish mayor, House GOP leaders move to strip Rep. Steve King of committee assignments, Shutdown -Day 25, FEMA affected.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/16/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"

Trump administration to remove 2020 citizenship question from census, Attack on luxury hotel in Nairobi kills 14 civilians, Old Tappan Zee Bridge-planned explosion.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/17/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, color pencil, graphite on paper
7.5 x 7”

Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide bombing in Syria, four Americans among the dead, Andrew Wheeler grilled at Senate hearing for EPA chair asked about his belief in climate change, Shut down -day 27 federal workers suffering, Federal watch dog finds government ignored emoluments clause with Trump Hotel, Yes men publish fake Washington post, target BlackRock with hoax letter, Pelosi tells Trump shutdown makes his State of the Union a security risk.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/18/19
2019
casein, gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"

Trump retaliates derails trip to Afghanistan by Pelosi, BuzzFeed reports Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress regarding Moscow real estate, 3 officers acquitted in covering up for colleague in police shooting of Laquan McDonald, Shutdown day 28.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/19/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"

Mueller‘s office disputes BuzzFeed report that Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress, Women’s marches begin with indigenous peoples marches the country, Shutdown day 29, Giant fireball reportedly From illegal gas tapping kills 21 in Mexico, Former Chicago cop gets 81 months for 2014 murder.



First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/20/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, color pencil, graphite on paper
8 x 6”

Women take to the streets across the nation for the third women’s march, Shut down day 29, Democrats reject Trump’s border wall proposal calling it a “non-starter,” After attending an antiabortion rally in DC students from a Kentucky private Catholic high school mock Native Americans from Indigenous Peoples’ March video goes viral, they are all wearing MAGA hats.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/21/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, color pencil, graphite on paper
7.5 x 7"

 Kamala Harris declares herself a candidate joins other 2020 Dems, Israel conducts strikes against Iranian targets In Syria, Super Blood Wolf Moon eclipse visible in North America, New Yorkers watch in freezing cold.Mexico's President vows to crack down on gas thieves after over 80 + die in explosion, Shutdown day 31. 


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/22/19
2019
graphite on paper
5.5 x 5"

Taliban attack kill 35-100 Afghan, number disputed, Paul Whelan found with state secrets, bail denied in Russia Shutdown day 3, Thousands in NYC Public Housing went without heat on coldest day of the year.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/23/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, color pencil, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5”

Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Russell Baker dies at 93, Teachers vote yes to end LA strike, win many demands, Shut down day 33, Greenland melting ice near tipping point, according to scientists, Supreme Court temporarily clears way to ban transgender military, accept gun case challenging NYC gun transport law.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/24/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, color pencil, graphite on paper
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Venezuela in opposition leader Guaido declares himself president with US backing, Shutdown day 34, Trump postpones State of Union speech till after shut down, Workers protest shutdown, New York lawmakers pass own Dream Act for education.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/25/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, color pencil, graphite on paper
5.75 x 5.5”

In Florida FBI arrests longtime aide and confidant of Trump, Roger Stone on 7 counts including witness tampering, obstruction of justice and false statements, Shutdown day 35, 2nd paycheck missed by federal employees.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/26/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
5.75 x 5.5"

Trump signs short term bill to and shut down, order fight looms no money for wall, New York governor Cuomo signs bill to protect LGBQT rights banding conversion therapy, nine confirmed dead 300 missing in mudslide in Brazil.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/27/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
5.75 x 5.5"

More suspects sought in planned right wing terrorist attack against Muslim community in upstate New York, Venezuela top military representative to US defects from Maduros government unrest continues, at least 20 dead 100+ injured in bombing of Catholic Church in Philippines.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/28/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6.5 x 5.5"

Elliott Abrams, Iran Contra convict, named Special Envoy to Venezuela, federal employees return to work, but fears of shutdown loom, Longtime workers at Trump golf course fired for being undocumented, say Trump knew, US and Taliban negotiators draft framework for peace in Afghanistan.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/29/19
2019
color pencil, graphite on paper
5.5 x 5"

U.S. imposes sanctions on Venezuelan state oil monopoly, U.S. charges Chinese telecom giant Huawei, asks Canada for CFO extradition.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/30/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
5.5 x 5"

U.S. to send 2,000 more troops to Mexico border as policy to return asylum seekers to Mexico begins, Record cold temperatures in U.S.midwest-polar vortex, Roger Stone arraigned.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 1/31/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
5.6 x 5.5"

Midwest cold breaks records, no mail, schools closed, NYC 2 degrees, Monarch butterfly population up by 144 percent on Mexico wintering grounds.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/1/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
7.6 x 5.5"

US court orders Syria to pay $300m over death of war reporter Marie Colvin, Senate Republicans rebuke Trump on Syria and Afghanistan policy, McConnell says Election Day holiday Is Dem ‘power grab,’De Blasio and Carson ink new deal for NYCHA oversight (critics say not enough Fed$), U.S. push to oust Venezuela’s Maduro marks first shot in plan to reshape Latin America.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/2/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, color pencil, graphite on paper
5.5 x 5"

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam facing calls for resignation after admitting participation in racist 1984 yearbook photo, Russia to suspend nuclear arms control treaty in response to U.S. suspension of INF.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/3/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
7 x 5"

Yellow vest protests across France for 12th week, denounce police violence, Maduro holds rally in one part of Caracas, Guaido in other, hundreds gather, politicians speak out- responding to lack of heat and services In Brooklyn, NY federal jail.



First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/4/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6.5 x 5.5"

Pope Francis makes first papal visit to Arab Gulf state, Nayib Bukele declares victory in El Salvador's elections, beats 2 traditional parties, Virginia Governor Northam resists calls to step down, retracts admission that he is in blackface, KKK photo.

Trump accused of moving too fast with plans to drill for oil in Alaska, Trump Inaugural Committee hit with subpoena, David Bernhardt, former oil lobbyist, to head Interior Department. 

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/5/19
2019
casein, India ink, color pencil, gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
7 x 5"

Trump accused of moving too fast with plans to drill for oil in Alaska, Trump Inaugural Committee hit with subpoena, David Bernhardt, former oil lobbyist, to head Interior Department. 

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/619
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
5.75 x 5"

Trump's State of the Union message- no mention of shutdown, stresses Wall, immigration praises women (who defeated GOP) Stacey Abrams gives Democratic response in English, Xavier Becerra in Spanish.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/719
2019
gouache, watercolor, India ink, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"

Virginia Democrats in chaos, Governor won't resign over blackface, KKK photo,Lt Governor alleged sexual assault victims steps forward, VA AG admits own black face experience, Trump ally tries to remove Parkland fathers from gun violence hearing, 200 troops headed to Eagle Pass, Texas as migrant caravan arrives, Earth marks fourth hottest year on record as Congress opens climate change hearings.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/8/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
8 x 7"

Dozens of Democrats, lead by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ed Markey, introduce a resolution for a Green New Deal, Representative John Dingel, longest serving member of Congress. dies at 92, Supreme Court blocks restrictive Louisiana abortion law, Government official warned Trump admin. against family separations, could be many more than reported, Trump's Attorney General clears Senate panel.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/9/19
2019
casein, gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"

MTA says they finally found the source of the noxious L train smell, maybe…, Amazon said to be considering New York City headquarters, they deny, Acting Attorney General Whitaker spars with Congressman Nadler over Mueller probe in House Judiciary hearing

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/10/19
2019
color pencil, graphite on paper
5.5 x 5"

Seattle receives most snow in 70 years with record cold expected, U.S. backed Syrian forces launch attack on final Islamic State stronghold, Robert Ryman, painter who made most of white, dies at 88.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/11/19
2019
casein, gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"

Denver teachers on strike over pay rates, Border security funding talks stalled, government shutdown looms, Anti gov't protests continue in Haiti.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/12/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"

Negotiations reach deal "in principle" to avert shutdown, Immigrants from Nepal, Honduras sue U.S. over Temporary Protected Status, Insects are dying off at alarming rates.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/13/19
2019
casein, gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
7 x 5.5”

Trump will reportedly sign border deal to avoid shutdown, Maria Ressa, journalist and Duterte critic arrested in Philippines, El Chapo, Joaquim Guzman, Mexican drug lord found guilty of 4 counts, Spain government is in crisis trial, Catalan separatists begins, Senate backs biggest conservation bill in decades protecting millions of acres and 4 national monuments.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/14/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
5.75 x 5"

Judge says Manafort intentionally lied to special counsel, pleas deal nullified, FEMA administrator Brock Long will step down with allegations of staff and vehicle misuse, House passes measure to end US military involvement in Yemen, NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity declared dead, 1200 children have died from guns since Parkland.


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/15/19
2019
casein, gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6 x 5.5"

Democrats, Republicans sign budget bill averting shutdown, McConnell blocks Trump in declaring National Emergency, William Barr confirmed as Attorney General, Amazon pulls plug on NYC headquarters.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/16/19
2019
color pencil, gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6 x 5"

Major upturn in sexual violence against women reported in South Sudan, reported by UN, Vatican defrocks top US cardinal McCarrick over sexual abuse allegations, Lawsuit filed by Public Citizen arguing Trump exceeded powers by declaring clear violation of separation of powers. 


First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/17/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
6.5 x 6"

Pence tells Europeans to pressure Iran, falls on deaf ears, Iranian Foreign Minister says U.S. and Israel are seeking war, Vigils held for 5 dead and 5 police officers injured in Illinois shooting. 

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/18/19
2019
gouache, watercolor, graphite on paper
7 x 5.5”

Lawsuits mount against Trump’s use of National Emergency, Trump’s UN ambassador Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration (illegal nanny?), US military shipments of aid to Venezuela blocked at Columbian border, Former FBI deputy director fired by Trump issues warnings about Trump in book, The Threat.

First Radio HeadlineS Heard of the Day Drawing Project 2/19/19
2019
color pencil, graphite on paper
5.5 x 5"

Bernie Sanders announces presidential run, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back on the bench, W.Va. teachers back on strike over state education bill, NYC Commission on Human Rights rays no discrimination based on hairstyles.