How Rob McElwain Channels His Anti-Arpaio Obsessions

How Rob McElwain Channels His Anti-Arpaio Obsessions

If Rob McElwain isn't standing on a downtown street corner protesting the ongoing abuses of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, he's probably creating his colorful, hand-painted signs with biting anti-Sheriff Joe messages. Eschewing traditional art supplies, McElwain scavenges cardboard box "canvases" and buys discounted buckets of rejected custom-mixed paint from home-improvement stores to create these brutally critical works.


If Rob McElwain isn't standing on a downtown street corner protesting the ongoing abuses of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, he's probably creating his colorful, hand-painted signs with biting anti-Sheriff Joe messages. Eschewing traditional art supplies, McElwain scavenges cardboard box "canvases" and buys discounted buckets of rejected custom-mixed paint from home-improvement stores to create these brutally critical works.
X

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.