Friday, May 23, 2014

Gifts From the Enemy has been released!

It's a book! "Gifts From the Enemy" is out now! Thanks again to Trudy Ludwig for spearheading and writing this powerful picture book. An inspiring true story from the life of Holocaust survivor Alter Wiener, who found an unlikely source of kindness during his imprisonment in German concentration camps as a young man. He now lives in Portland Oregon. What an honor it was to illustrate. 

Learn more and order a copy here:

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Washington State History Museum!

Exciting news in museum patronage! I have one of my paintings called "Oregon Trail" in a new exhibit at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma. It is part of a new show running through April 2015 called "Ernest Oglby Punkweiler and the Fabulous-Miraculous Time Intrusionator". 

It includes works by other talented NW illustrators as Julie Paschkis, Richard Jesse Watson and Mike Cressy, just to name a few. Sorry I don't have more photos of their work. I want you to come see the show!

Our paintings are brought to life in imaginative ways thanks to Stephanie Lile's wonderful story and the creative use of space. I feel so honored to be a part of this amazing show! Perfect for families and young kids in particular. Here is a link to learn more:

Below are some photos from last nights opening event:

Stephanie (right) and some of the amazing illustrators!

Entering my space!

Happy I didn't have to paint the original work THIS BIG.

How creative is this show signage?

My prairie dogs and some visitors


An additional drawing I did for the exhibit.

Richard Jesse Watson's painting. A boat you can sit in!