Botanical Art Blocks

Bring nature directly into your home with these botanical art panels. Whether you hang a grouping of two or six on the wall, or one on a shelf, these limited edition artworks will fill your home with delight and optimism.

Backyard Sprouts - botanical art block

Backyard Sprouts - botanical art block

Each artwork is hand-drawn directly from nature, and reveals the elegant details that make each plant unique by the use of silhouettes. These five by five inch botanical art panels are also unique because each image is limited to 100 hand-signed, numbered and titled prints. 

Outdoor Beauty - Set of 4 botanical art blocks

Outdoor Beauty - Set of 4 botanical art blocks

Priced affordably, and with over 30 images to choose from, these botanical gems are perfect for gift giving and home decorating.

Summer Life - Set of 3 botanical art blocks

Summer Life - Set of 3 botanical art blocks

Color and detail are superb and quality is at its highest. 

Each panel is 5 inches tall by 5 inches wide by 1-1/2 inches deep. The paper, adhesives, packaging and mount on which the print is adhered are all 100% acid-free and therefore archival. The giclée print and birch cradled panel are made to last more than a lifetime. 

Blue Moon - Botanical art block

Blue Moon - Botanical art block

The paper and birch mount come from sustainable sources. The botanical art panel arrives wrapped an ultra clear archival plastic. All images are limited to 100 signed panels. They are signed, numbered and titled on the back.

Sprouts Teal - Set of 4 botanical art blocks

Sprouts Teal - Set of 4 botanical art blocks

Disappearing Panda Fundraiser for WWF

Like most of the world, I've been in love with pandas since I was small enough to be aware of them. My first magazine subscription was National Geographic, which I paid for with my own money and gained most of my knowledge of the outside world. I've only had one quick glance of a panda at the National Zoo in DC. The small window and huge crowds where disappointing and nothing like I long imagined my experience would be like. Since then, pandas live on only in nature documentaries and books for me, and I am content with the fact that I will probably never see one in my lifetime.

I made the painting "Disappearing Panda" many years ago after coming across an old book "The Last Panda" by George B. Schaller.

I had barely remembered owning the book and found a newspaper clip inside about Hsing-Hsing, a panda at the National Zoo. I found this clip just a couple months after visiting the National Zoo.

HsingHsing.jpg

Chicago Sun-Times, April 17, 1997

Hsing-Hsing had been a wild panda before being gifted by China to the National Zoo. He died in 1999 at the age of 28, which at the time was the longest for a panda living in captivity.

World Wildlife Fund Panda Facts

The National Zoo Panda Facts

I've created a print on panel of "Disappearing Panda". Half of all print sales of will be donated to the World Wildlife Fund

Disappearing Panda - 5x5 print on panel

Disappearing Panda - 5x5 print on panel

The World Wildlife Fund has been protecting nature for over 50 years. To learn more about them go here

New Ready-to-Frame Prints

These 8x10 archival, ultra-high quality giclée prints are on smooth watercolor paper printed with pigment inks said to last 200 years. All imaging for print preparation, as well as printing is done by me. I insist that the my print editions stand apart from the original artworks and have a life of there own.

Clover - 8x10 botanical print

Clover - 8x10 botanical print

Life Forms No. 3 - 8 x 10 botanical print

Life Forms No. 3 - 8 x 10 botanical print

Summer Weeds - 8 x 10 botanical print

Summer Weeds - 8 x 10 botanical print

Clear Existence: Sunshine - Linocut Prints

Clear Existence is a series of artwork inspired by silhouettes of trees. This series is about calmness and beauty in simplicity. As humans we consume ourselves with finding purpose in life. Trees, plants and most other life forms have that big question pretty well worked out and keep it simple.

The leaves on the silhouette on this print where those high above an open area. The tree stretched out its branches to reach the sunshine. Simply working calmly towards its goal.

Each print is made from a hand-carved linoleum block and printed by hand, one at a time, using two colors, warm yellow and gold, mixed on the block. The result is a unique print that looks hand painted.

 The prints are currently available on Etsy as cards printed on three different colored papers, grass green, sunshine yellow and papaya red. They are also available on Etsy framed.