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10 Commission Slots Now Available + New Storybook Portraits!

Making art out of significant events helps us remember the things that are most important to us, it helps us cling to threads of joy and hope.

Some moments in our lives are so rich that it can seem impossible to convey our feelings properly: leaving a home you’ve known for years, losing a cherished person, or the arrival of a new child. Moments like these are what my artwork can capture best. With ink and paint, I express what can otherwise seem inexpressible. (more…)

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Six New Paintings: Newborn Vuk, from Serbian folklore

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Wolves survive because they embody a fierceness that frightens their enemies and a passion that sustains their loved ones. According to Vuk Karadžić–the father of the study of Serbian folklore–in this Slavic tradition, a woman who had lost several babies in succession would name her newborn son Vuk (translated: wolf), because it was believed that the witches, who “ate” the babies, were afraid to attack the wolves. (more…)

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New In Shop: Fox and Badger original paintings now for sale!

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Last year I created this series of Fox and Badger pieces for a collaboration with Enfants Terribles magazine. Based off of the iconic art of Norman Rockwell, these scenes pull from vintage nostalgia and merge it with the quirky sensibilities of contemporary illustration. These scenes have become some of my most beloved pieces. Not only have I hung them prominently in my home this last year, I have also sent out dozens of art prints to hang lovingly in homes around the world. (more…)

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Two New Paintings: Sirius, The Wolf Star

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According to the Pawnee creation myth, the wolf was the first creature to experience death. The Wolf Star, enraged at not having been invited to attend a council on how the Earth should be made, sent a wolf to steal the whirlwind bag of The Storm that Comes out of the West, which contained the first humans. Upon being freed from the bag, the humans killed the wolf, thus bringing death into the world. (more…)

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