Performing artist Tom Varano speed painted portraits of Andy Warhol and Celine Dion Jan. 23 at his makeshift studio at Penn State New Kensington during Unity Week, a celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
Credit: Bill Woodard
January 23, 2017
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — Inspirational speaker and performing artist Tom Varano shares personal stories and talks about civil rights movements while speed-painting custom portraits at Penn State New Kensington.
An inspirational speaker and performing artist, Tom Varano shares personal stories and talks about civil rights movements while speed-painting custom portraits. Using his fingertips, palms and multiple brushes on a four-foot by five-foot canvas, he illustrates famous people and iconic objects to choreographed music. On Jan. 23, he created Andy Warhol for campus students and students from St. Joseph and Deer Lakes high schools.