This pencil portrait of Gillian Welch by M. Scott Hay. Such nuanced rendition could only come from meeting the singer in person as he recounts:
"I met Gillian Welch after she sang some of her songs at a bar in Minneapolis. My buddy Darin was with me. I took off one of my boots and asked Gillian to sign it for me. She did. She then told me that I was the first person to ever ask her to sign their cowboy boot. She showed me her boots that she got from a shop in Nashville. They were in need of repair as were mine…"