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Portrait of CC

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A painting of CC, who lived a long happy life with my sister and is greatly missed.

Portrait of Saul for LifeLine Animal Center

I’ve finished Saul’s portrait for LifeLine Community Animal Center grand opening party this weekend! Several Atlanta artists created portraits of their dogs and if you adopt one of the models you get the painting too. It was awesome to be a part of something so special, and you know I love painting animals.

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Art Gone Wild Final Pieces

I present to you my feathered friends of Zoo Atlanta’s Art Gone Wild 2019!

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Abby, the Abyssinian Ground Hornbill

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Ros the King Vulture

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Nancy, the new Rhinoceros Hornbill

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Lionel, the southern crested screamer

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Anubis the Lappet-Faced Vulture

Progress on Art Gone Wild

I’ve been a busy, busy bee finalizing my final pieces for the art show on Friday! Here are some of my birds from Art Gone Wild in various stages. I can’t wait to share the finished paintings.

Art Gone Wild 2019 Paint Out Week

I’ve been selected for a third year for Zoo Atlanta’s Art Gone Wild fundraising art show! Paint out week was lovely, despite the rain – and great reunion seeing all of my AGW artist friends. The new rhinoceros hornbills, Bill and Nancy, were a hit with everyone! And Ros, my favorite king vulture, put on a great show for me. She will definitely be getting her own canvas this year. Here are some of my illustrations that have already gone to new homes during the week. Stay tuned for progress on the final pieces!

Dog Portrait

2019 january dog portrait

A friend commissioned this portrait for a friend of theirs that had to say goodbye to their dog recently.

Portrait of Abbie

For my friend Brandon, who had to say goodbye to his beloved cat.

Abbie the cat

Art Gone Wild 2018 Final Pieces

I had a goal to paint five portraits, but in the end (with my busy work schedule), I only had time for four canvases. For a fun personal challenge, I went with an all bird theme, and I must say that my first time painting birds has me absolutley in love with the creatures. I had so much fun getting to know them and their unique behaviors and personalities! I’m excited to share my pieces for my second year as an Art Gone Wild artist for Zoo Atlanta!

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Fitz, the wreathed hornbill

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Gumby, the southern ground hornbill

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Cecil, the 39-year-old (!) double wattled cassowary

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Working on Art Gone Wild

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Working as fast and as hard as I can to finish my pieces for the Art Gone Wild show at Zoo Atlanta! Looks like I will have 4 when it is all said and done!

Art Gone Wild 2018 is Underway!

This is my second year being accepted into the annual fundraising art show for Zoo Atlanta. Paint out week was a success was so much fun! Here are some of my sketches and illustrations that have already been sold in the clothesline sale!