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A painting by the artist Chad Cortez Everett is taking shape.
Against a mash-up of gold and bronze hues an ebony hand holds a cross aloft. It doubles as a puppeteer’s control bar and manipulates a man’s torso that’s affixed to a tabletop. Nearby is a thick stack of C-notes, a cherry pie with a slice removed, and a trophy cup. Floating in the midst of these images is a curled banner that reads: “The American Dream.”
“My art is mainly a story about myself and what I’m feeling,” Everett said. “It’s very narrative.”