Through my work I aim to bridge art, biology, and education to encourage others to view the world with a more curious and conscious eye. My personal work depicts intimate ecological portraits, often focusing on species interactions and cycles. I otherwise enjoy portraying nature in various contexts, whether it take the form of a detailed scientific illustration or a colorful children's book. Though I work largely in graphite, colored pencil, gouache, and digital media, I love working with any substance that allows expression of fine detail and texture.

Aside from illustration, I ride and repair bikes, play hours of fetch, and maintain a relatively tidy but wild garden. I live on the Eastern edge of the Flint Hills of Kansas with three pup companions, a human companion, and a small flock of chickens.

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

A World Older Than Ours                    Eppink Gallery - Emporia, KS                           January 21 - March 6 2020 

Enormous Tiny Art: Show #27             Nahcotta Gallery - Portsmouth, NH               March 7 - March 29 2020

PROCESS & PROGRESS

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