Newest series; ACTIVATE, gives back to that which gives me so much inspiration through its beauty. Each piece sold will have a portion of the proceeds go to non-profits benefiting the animals or plants depicted.
Sea Turtle Fossils date back to the Cretaceous period and have been featured prominently in folklore and mythology. People have always been drawn to their beautiful shells and in the past 100 years have dwindled their populations by hunting them for their meat and eggs. The green, leatherback, and hawksbill sea turtles are classified as an endangered species. A portion of the proceeds fo this sale will go to Sea Turtle Conservancy
Freedom's background shows the light of the surface while giving a peek at the depths below. The light flowing into the dark with oil pen streaks giving an indication of the Ocean's current. Each of the sea turtles are unique in their coloring and details. Each with dainty details and full of life. An overlaid net is done in a light oil glaze and completed with small silver leaf accents. Freedom is a lovely piece where its inhabitants will bring your joy and companionship for years to come.
Oil and silver leaf on canvas 24”x36” $600 Framing separate
From poaching to logging, the rainforest is facing many obstacles not only for the land but for the rural communities as well. A portion fo the proceeds from this piece will be donated to The Rainforest Alliance.
Rainforest's tropical leaves are painted in rich jewel colors, while the background is done in thin drips and splatters of blues with silver oil pen accents. The piece is then overlapped by the hand painted umbrellas seemingly shading the foliage from the rain offering sanctuary and protection. Rainforest is a beautiful statement piece that will be at home in any room and offer its owner a visual reminder of the sanctuary of home.
Honey Bees are the main pollinators for agriculture, supplying the world's nutrition. But, pesticides, drought, habitat destruction, nutrition deficit, air pollution, global warming and more are killing them at an alarming rate. We need bees and they need us. A portion of the sale will go to the Pollinator Partnership.
In Queen Bee dandelions are painted in oil and elevated into a status befitting a Queen as being a major food source for bees and butterflies. The background and sides are done completely in gold leaf, and the Queen Bees are all hand flocked with royal purple velvet. Queen Bee is a gorgeous textural piece that will remind you daily that you are a Queen.
20"x20" Oil, Gold Leaf, and Velvet flocking on canvas $280 Framing separate
Monarchs are one of the most recognized and studied butterflies in the world but their numbers are down by about 90%. Most of this is due to loss of habitat. Milkweed is the only food source for monarch caterpillars and it is disappearing from both land development and the widespread spraying of weed killed on agricultural fields. To help contribute to their protection, a portion of this sale will go to Save Our Monarchs.
Daisy Mae features purple eye african daisies (a butterfly favorite) painted in oil and dotted playfully across the surface. The background and sides are done completely in rose gold leaf, and the monarchs are all hand flocked with royal purple velvet. Daisy Mae is a delightful piece that will bring you a smile every time you enter her room.
20"x20" Oil, Rose Gold Leaf, and Velvet flocking on canvas SOLD Framing separate