George Mitchell was paralized when shot by his stepfather in Durham in 2003. He creates large, colorful paintings inspired by the achievements of African-American athletes. What inspires him? “the challenge, the struggle.” Bernard Thomas bthomas@heraldsun.com
George Mitchell was paralized when shot by his stepfather in Durham in 2003. He creates large, colorful paintings inspired by the achievements of African-American athletes. What inspires him? “the challenge, the struggle.” Bernard Thomas bthomas@heraldsun.com

He was shot and paralyzed. Inspired by black athletes, his art honors their struggle.

February 14, 2018 02:50 PM