Plattsburgh artist comes face to face with COVID-19

Artist in New Orleans honors lives lost with portrait series

Artist Brendon Palmer-Angell, a native of Plattsburgh, New York, currently lives in a city that is suffering many losses to COVID-19. His new series of work celebrates the people behind the statistics.

Spotlight producer Paul Larson and videographer Will Houle covered the creation of Palmer-Angell’s mural of movie star Jean Arthur last year, in her home town of Plattsburgh.  This year, Larson talks to the artist about his “Irreplaceable” series, portraits honoring lives lost in the city of New Orleans.

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View the “Life Support” video produced by Brendon Palmer-Angell & Ayo Scott.

Life Support

Enjoy the award-winning feature story about the creation of the Jean Arthur mural in Plattsburgh.

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