Piece description from the artist
Upping the stakes, but you might get board.
Gavin was born in Peoria, Illinois and went on to get his degree in fine art at Illinois State University. He now lives in Los Angeles, where he's been part of numerous group and solo shows. His work was featured in "New American Paintings":http://www.newamericanpaintings.com/ in 2006 and again in December 2011.