1.Â Distillery Collective painterÂ Gary PalmerÂ is the guy on the left with his hand on the dread-locked woman (his sister Tracey).
2.Gallery ownerÂ Bert GreenÂ is the bald, goateed guy who looks very pleased with himself with an axe on his shoulder standing before the cross.
3.Los Angeles painterÂ Christophe CassidyÂ is the guard with the rifle on his hip to the right of the cross.Â Â
4.Light sculpture artist and burnerÂ Sean SobczakÂ is Jesus.
5.Skinny Puppy singer Nivek OgreÂ is the guy on the right of the three main figures in the foreground.Â Â
6.Music Video and horror movie directorÂ Bob SextonÂ is both of the crucified thieves (not suitable for children).Â Â
7.The amazing dancerÂ Lisa LockÂ is the ululating woman on the bottom left of the canvas.
GorgeousÂ Amy Moon, rock star hair guru Lynn Hyndman (my muse, who I have painted so many times) and dinosaur wizard John Scott Lucas are also in the piece.Â
Looking at the painting after such a long time is a vivid reminder of the passing of time. It really captures a time in my life that was quite dramatic and transformational. I had recently crashed my car and started to take painting really seriously as my dharma.