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Mary Matthews- liberty

Image Description for “Liberty” by Mary Matthews  One page comic Water color  Statue of Liberty standing on a building that looks to be a government building of some sort, saying, “Don’t let me down, Boo.”

Mary Matthews is a photographer and illustrator living in Portland, OR. Mary travels the country documenting the fights and wins of workers in the U.S. labor movement and it is these experiences on the road that often inspire Mary’s drawings about current events, pop culture, social justice and everyday American life. Mary’s illustrations can be seen on Turner Movie Classic’s FilmStruck Podcast, in the Cynthia For New York campaign and in communications work for labor organizations nationwide.     You can see more of Mary’s work at