I'm a wildlife artist working out of Vermont and I create vibrant, detailed
colored pencil portraits of animals. I started drawing in 2010 after two
years of struggling with an unknown illness and being nearly bedridden. I
taught myself how to draw from my bed despite a severe 24/7 migraine, body
pain, extreme fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, etc.
I was finally diagnosed in 2014 with Lyme disease, bartonella, babesia,
epstein barr, and hashimoto's thyroiditis. I went six and a half years
diagnosis but I'm now on treatment and though it's very slow, I'm seeing
This past year I was able to turn my artwork into a business! I'm now a
full-time professional artist, although I still have to work around my
Animals are my biggest passion, so I'm happy that I'm now also able to use
my artwork to help conservation efforts. Some of the proceeds from certain
pieces of artwork, like my recent elephant drawing, go towards helping
Looking to connect with...
Other artists, creative entrepreneurs, wildlife conservationists/lovers,
photographers, nature/animal lovers, teachers/instructors, people
interested in colored pencil art, etc.
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