I was feeling left out, so I contacted Kristen Copham to see if she would paint my portrait too, if I sent her a photo. She was a bit hesitant, but after some cajoling she agreed. I sent her this photo: A few weeks later I received the following words in the form of an email from Kristan:
Dear Jabiz,Along with this photo:
Thanks for sending the picture for your portrait for the Your Face Here project. It was interesting to work from a photo - not sure I totally captured you since I missed the nuances of movement & talking and various expressions, etc. But it looks a bit like the photos you sent as far as I can tell.
I forgot about the whole exchange until I was sent the following link from Ari:
I am not sure why I am sharing this, but there is something important happening here. I am not sure what it is, but I like the fact that I was involved in a New York art show, while sitting at my computer in Malaysia.