Editor’s Note: The artwork below was submitted in 2001 and appears in the self-published book, Through Our Eyes: A Tapestry of Words and Images in Response to September 11. Printed and distributed in 2002, the book was the result of an independent, volunteer documentary project organized by a journalist and several friends. The artist’s bio was written in 2002 and has not been updated.
Brooklyn, New York
David was the first friend Michael Peck had when he moved to New York in 1999. The two had met five years prior in Arizona. Today, Mike, a visual artist, lives in Brooklyn. Below is a piece of art he finished on March 11. It is titled, “In Memory of my Friend, Swede.”