The artist created this during the Pride month of 2018 and wanted to maintain his Deaf identity. The handshapes spell out pride. The colors transit like a rainbow starting with red and end with blue from left to right against the purple background. Altogether, there's no bolder statement to show pride within the deaf community than what is seen in the painting.
Oil on canvas
The canvas is 12" x 24". The hand shapes spell out P-R-I-D-E in the center across the canvas vertically. The colors in the hand shapes transit like a rainbow starting with red and orange in the letter P. Orange and Yellow in the letter R. Yellow with a hint of green in the letter I. Green and Blue in the letter D. Fully blue in the letter E. The background is dark purple. With a signature in silver color located in the lower right corner of an artist's last name "pituk".
The RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center retained rights from artists or next of kin on April 9, 2020
Randal Pituk and He/Him/His, “P-R-I-D-E,” RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center , accessed December 5, 2022, https://dyerartscenter.omeka.net/items/show/81.