'Winds of Mandalay' is piece made in response to the recent massacre in Las Vegas. It is a piece embodying chaos and mourning for the innocent people who were killed in that tragedy. And this painting expresses the polarities of beauty and darkness in the midst of our existence.

- Wes Sumrall

Winds of Mandalay

Oil painting on stretched canvas
Finished white edges
Varnished and Ready to hang

Signed on back

24" h x 15" w x 2" d
3 lbs. 0 oz.



Wes Sumrall
Richmond, Virginia

Getting to Know Wes

Wes Sumrall began painting at a young age and enjoys observing nature. As he explains, his work involves “studying the nature of light by subduing the nuanced color variations instilled.” He has been greatly influenced by Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman and Claude Monet. When he’s not painting, he enjoys backpacking, going to music venues, working out and spending time with friends.