Blog

  • Fun-a-Day LA, I mean Long Beach!

    This year's Fun-a-Day LA is happening in Long Beach, and I'm participating by debuting the first paintings for my part of a project with Ashli Sisk...
  • The Endo-graphic

    What does this have to do with painting, animals, or conservation? Nothing. It's about raising awareness about a debilitating disease that does no...
  • Endometriosis: It's a Real Problem.

    You may be wondering why there's a post (or two or more) about endometriosis on a website all about animals and conservation. That's fair. The reas...
  • Unicorns Are Real. They're Rhinos.

    My main goal with all this rhino art is to inspire other people to care about rhinos. That means that I need to find ways to make rhinos relatable...
  • L.M.

    Written December 20, 2015 This beautiful and fiery woman falls outside all chronology. She wouldn't really want a fuss made about her, so I will a...
  • Mercury, Timelapse Video

    You’re watching the creation of the painting, starting at the beginning of the process—the initial drawing—all the way through to the end. You get to see how I start a painting and how many layers of paint it takes to get the kind of effects I’m after. For this particular painting it took a lot of layers to get what I wanted, particularly on the elephant.
  • Sol Invictus, Timelapse Video

    What you're watching right now is the creation of the first painting in my Stellae Errantes (Wandering Stars) series called Sol Invictus, which tr...
  • Victor and Miguel Escobedo

    Written June 6, 2015 Way back in 1999, the year I started painting rhinos, I happened into my first solo show outside of any school setting. I was...
  • Mrs. Kathy Stewart

    Written June 6, 2015 This is when things got real. Mrs. Stewart was my high school art teacher for the two years I spent in Louisville, Kentucky. ...
  • Frau Ingrid Rosenow

    Written April 18, 2015 Frau Rosenow was one of my teachers for a little over three years. My family was stationed in West Germany (when it was sti...
  • Amethyst (aka Patricia Kevena Fili)

    Written April 15, 2015 Amethyst, also known as Patricia Kevena Fili, passed away on the 19th of March, 2015. While at her memorial at the Chapel o...