Tyler Gordon said he painted Kamala Harris' portrait because he was inspired by the barriers she broke to be elected as vice president.
A teen artist from California asked his Twitter followers on Sunday to share his painted portrait of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to improve the chances she'd see it.
On Wednesday, Tyler Gordon learned Harris had seen it.
He said he painted a portrait of Harris because he was inspired by the barriers she broke as the first woman, first Black person and first person of Asian descent to be elected as vice president. !
@KamalaHarris My name is Tyler Gordon and I'm 14 years old and I live in the Bay Area!
The tweet included a time-lapse video of Gordon painting his portrait of Harris with the Golden Gate Bridge as his background.
"My name is Tyler Gordon and I'm 14 years old and I live in the Bay Area.
"I'm overwhelmed with just the magnificence of your artistry," Harris told Gordon