FAQs

 

Can I write an article about you and feature your images?

Yes, and thank you for your interest in my work. Feel free to use any text or photos on this site, as long as they are credited accordingly.
 

Where do you live?

I’ve lived, traveled and worked among the islands of the Salish Sea since September 2012. The Salish Sea is located along the coast of BC Canada and the NW corner of US Washington state. Generally I spend my summers working as a naturalist for San Juan Excursions aboard M/V Odyssey out of Friday Harbor, San Juan island. Winters are spent in cabins on outer Salish Sea islands doing my research and work among the plants and animals.

 

Do you have a biology degree?

Nope. All my degrees are in Design. My undergrad degree is from Parsons School of Design in NYC, grad school was California College of the Arts (formerly CCAC) in San Francisco. My studies focused on design systems, design theory and consumer psychology. I use my design systems training while observing and studying the ecosystem. All the different relationships between plants and animals, and how they shift over time, is fascinating to me and makes its way into my visual work and storytelling. And while many of my classmates use their consumer psychology training to try to entice you to buy the latest fad items, I use the same training to hopefully get you enthused about nature and our role within it.

 

I’m a scientist/researcher – would you consider working with me?

Heck ya! Working with you to visually depict the work you do are my favorite client projects. Nerding out on all the details (and the latin) together and then translating it all into something visual for the general public – client projects don’t get any better than that! Get in touch!

 

Can you come do a workshop in my classroom?

Yes! I love working with children and adults alike to help them appreciate and further understand art and ecology. I’m available between October – March for these workshops. Get in touch!

 

Do you do commissions?

Yes! I accept commissions from individuals, businesses and organizations in the winter months (October – March). Working together, we can create something beautiful. Fill out the commissions form and let’s talk!

 

What is a giclee print?

All print reproductions available from me at various markets, or in my online shop are printed on demand using archival quality ink on heavyweight paper.

Prints are offered in the following sizes (and designed for a specific IKEA frame with included matting):

– 13” x 19” (I recommend the IKEA RIBBA 16” x 20” frame & mat)

– 18” x 24” (I recommend the IKEA RIBBA 19.75” x 27.5” frame & mat)

 

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