About The Painting: Commencing upon the precipice of homelessness, “The Boy In The Box” follows the rigid geometric structuring of the “The Up-Side Of Down” and represents the perpetual quest for personal freedom and breaking outside of the box. This painting tells the story of a female phoenix rising from the ashes. This painting is dedicated to Deanne Hastings. She was my best friend, muse, and the woman I loved. I remember creating this one after she broke her clavicle on one of her wild adventures. Tragically, Deanne disappeared in 2015 and