Polar Bear Shark

Polar Bear Shark

Polar Bear Shark, 2017

Size: 3ftx4ft

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

Polar Bear Shark represents the future of the planet after climate change when the two predators meet in the lukewarm ocean. It presents a hopeful view that the animals will co-habitate peacefully despite the destruction of their respective environments.

Santa Monica Giant Squid

Santa Monica Giant Squid

Santa Monica Giant Squid, 2017

Size: 3ft x 8ft (Diptych) 

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

Commissioned Work

Commissioned Work

MEGABASS, 2017

Size: 3ftx4ft

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

Collaboration with one of the best fishing lure companies MEGABASS. As artists and craftspersons we value the time and skill it takes to create something beautiful. Each lure Megabass produces honors the belief that great art deserves great respect: Each product is a painstaking marriage of handmade form and technological innovation. Megabass strives to capture the same care, quality, and attention to detail embodied by the handmade tradition. In a modern age dominated by CAD and mass production, every Megabass lure is based on a hand-carved designer/CEO Yuki Ito original.

Newsweek Cover

Newsweek Cover

The issue "How to Find the Best Airline" incorporates some of the troubles that have arisen on planes over the past few months! Thank you again Newsweek, especially for letting us incorporate animals-our specialty!

Vacation Wasteland, Bear

Vacation Wasteland, Bear

Vacation Wasteland, Bear (1 of 3), 2017

Size: 3ftx4ft

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

The Vacation Wasteland series imagines the future of California wildlife in the face of rising ocean levels and megadrought projected to grip the west in the coming decades. Despite a bleak outlook for the future of humanity, the collages pose a hopeful vision that animals will once again thrive in a world without humans. In these post apocalyptic scenes, the animals of California have adapted to living in the damaged environment. They interact with the discarded and abandoned remains of civilization while surviving on junk food and making their habitats in trash. Although the animals continue to deal with the man-made environmental fall-out, they enjoy their newfound freedom and are happy to make use of our abandoned consumer goods.

Vacation Wasteland, Condor

Vacation Wasteland, Condor

Vacation Wasteland, Condor (2 of 3), 2017

Size: 3ftx4ft

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

The Vacation Wasteland series imagines the future of California wildlife in the face of rising ocean levels and megadrought projected to grip the west in the coming decades. Despite a bleak outlook for the future of humanity, the collages pose a hopeful vision that animals will once again thrive in a world without humans. In these post apocalyptic scenes, the animals of California have adapted to living in the damaged environment. They interact with the discarded and abandoned remains of civilization while surviving on junk food and making their habitats in trash. Although the animals continue to deal with the man-made environmental fall-out, they enjoy their newfound freedom and are happy to make use of our abandoned consumer goods.

Vacation Wasteland, Cougar

Vacation Wasteland, Cougar

Vacation Wasteland, Cougar (3 of 3), 2017

Size: 3ftx4ft

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

The Vacation Wasteland series imagines the future of California wildlife in the face of rising ocean levels and megadrought projected to grip the west in the coming decades. Despite a bleak outlook for the future of humanity, the collages pose a hopeful vision that animals will once again thrive in a world without humans. In these post apocalyptic scenes, the animals of California have adapted to living in the damaged environment. They interact with the discarded and abandoned remains of civilization while surviving on junk food and making their habitats in trash. Although the animals continue to deal with the man-made environmental fall-out, they enjoy their newfound freedom and are happy to make use of our abandoned consumer goods.

BPAradise, Sea Lion

BPAradise, Sea Lion

BPAradise, Sea Lion (1 of 3), 2017

Size: 3ftx4ft

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

The BPAradise series imagines the future of California wildlife in the face of rising ocean levels and megadrought projected to grip the west in the coming decades. Despite a bleak outlook for the future of humanity, the collages pose a hopeful vision that animals will once again thrive in a world without humans. In these post apocalyptic scenes, the animals of California have adapted to living in the damaged environment. They interact with the discarded and abandoned remains of civilization while surviving on junk food and making their habitats in trash. Although the animals continue to deal with the man-made environmental fall-out, they enjoy their newfound freedom and are happy to make use of our abandoned consumer goods.

BPAradise, Pelican

BPAradise, Pelican

BPAradise, Pelican (2 of 3), 2017

Size: 3ftx4ft

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

The BPAradise series imagines the future of California wildlife in the face of rising ocean levels and megadrought projected to grip the west in the coming decades. Despite a bleak outlook for the future of humanity, the collages pose a hopeful vision that animals will once again thrive in a world without humans. In these post apocalyptic scenes, the animals of California have adapted to living in the damaged environment. They interact with the discarded and abandoned remains of civilization while surviving on junk food and making their habitats in trash. Although the animals continue to deal with the man-made environmental fall-out, they enjoy their newfound freedom and are happy to make use of our abandoned consumer goods.

BPAradise, Elephant Seal

BPAradise, Elephant Seal

BPAradise, Elephant Seal (3 of 3), 2017

Size: 3ftx4ft

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

The BPAradise series imagines the future of California wildlife in the face of rising ocean levels and megadrought projected to grip the west in the coming decades. Despite a bleak outlook for the future of humanity, the collages pose a hopeful vision that animals will once again thrive in a world without humans. In these post apocalyptic scenes, the animals of California have adapted to living in the damaged environment. They interact with the discarded and abandoned remains of civilization while surviving on junk food and making their habitats in trash. Although the animals continue to deal with the man-made environmental fall-out, they enjoy their newfound freedom and are happy to make use of our abandoned consumer goods.

Raccoon Dunes

Raccoon Dunes

Raccoon Dunes (diptych), 2017

Size: 6ftx3ft

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

Raccoon Dunes images the California desert in the future after the megadroughts have wiped out humanity and changed the landscape into a harsh wasteland. The piece envisions that the animals will enjoy their freedom after the collapse of humanity and make use of our crumbled infrastructure and all the goods left behind. The raccoons have hijacked a monster truck and careen down the dunes jumping over the wreckage of planes and automobiles. They've created a game of throwing water balloons filled with polluted water at ground squirrels. 

NYC Apocalypse Past

NYC Apocalypse Past

NYC Apocalypse, Past (1 of 3), 2016

Size: 15inx48in

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

The New York Apocalypse series depicts three the past, present, and future of New York after rising ocean levels sweep through the city. The past scene shows what will get carried away with the torrent of water coursing through the streets. After the flood waters subside the animals take over the city causing mayhem. In the future, after hundreds of years without human intervention the cityscape is consumed by nature, plants take cover over the building facades and animals run freely through the forest. 

NYC Apocalypse Present

NYC Apocalypse Present

NYC Apocalypse, Present (2 of 3), 2016

Size: 15inx48in

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

The New York Apocalypse series depicts three the past, present, and future of New York after rising ocean levels sweep through the city. The past scene shows what will get carried away with the torrent of water coursing through the streets. After the flood waters subside the animals take over the city causing mayhem. In the future, after hundreds of years without human intervention the cityscape is consumed by nature, plants take cover over the building facades and animals run freely through the forest. 

NYC Apocalypse Present

NYC Apocalypse Present

NYC Apocalypse, Present (2 of 3), 2016

Size: 15inx48in

Medium: Cut paper and gel topcoat on wood panel

The New York Apocalypse series depicts three the past, present, and future of New York after rising ocean levels sweep through the city. The past scene shows what will get carried away with the torrent of water coursing through the streets. After the flood waters subside the animals take over the city causing mayhem. In the future, after hundreds of years without human intervention the cityscape is consumed by nature, plants take cover over the building facades and animals run freely through the forest. 

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