Empathy

Sentinel
Sentinel

90x76 inches, oil on canvas.

Sentinel
Sentinel

90x76 inches, oil on canvas.

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Humans are meant to be the sentinels, protectors of wildlife and the environment.

Emapthy
Emapthy

48x68 inches, oil on canvas.

Emapthy
Emapthy

48x68 inches, oil on canvas.

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Empathy is about our treatment of Orangutans and wildlife. I ask how we would feel if the roles where reversed?

Mercy
Mercy

48x64 inches, oil on canvas.

Mercy
Mercy

48x64 inches, oil on canvas.

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In "Mercy" I talk, in part, about our self absorption while animals are taken to the brink of extinction. 

Foster
Foster

48x60 inches, oil on canvas

Foster
Foster

48x60 inches, oil on canvas

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"Foster" is a discussion on what animals mean to us and their valuable place on the Earth. I believe it is wildlife that teaches us to be kind, empathetic and respectful.

Aspiration
Aspiration

30X40 inches, oil on canvas

Aspiration
Aspiration

30X40 inches, oil on canvas

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I made this painting as I feel we should aspire to be more like wildlife: only take what we need and no more so we can all have hope for the future.

Nurture
Nurture

20x24 inches, oil on canvas.

nurture2
nurture2

Nurture
Nurture

20x24 inches, oil on canvas.

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Nurture

Surrogacy
Surrogacy

20x40 inches, oil on canvas

Surrogacy
Surrogacy

20x40 inches, oil on canvas

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This painting is dedicated to mothers of every species. The extremes, the sacrifices and selflessness they will endure to ensure the survival of their offspring knows no limits. All mothers feel the same way about their babies and if we  respect and empathize with the nature of motherhood universally we should then treat every creature born with the greatest respect, mutual understanding and kindness as if our own.

Legacy
Legacy

30x40 inches, oil on canvas.

Legacy
Legacy

30x40 inches, oil on canvas.

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The Red Fronted Macaw, is endangered. I've titled the painting "Legacy" so we can think of what our actions leave behind for future  generations.

Conservation
Conservation

20x16 inches, oil on canvas.

conservation
conservation

Conservation
Conservation

20x16 inches, oil on canvas.

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I chose the Kirtland Warbler as a conservation success 

When we make time and effort to protect nature it gives it comes back to us and nurtures us in ways nothing else can.