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Small Creatures

These oil paintings on vintage wallpaper are part of my ecologically themed series including insects, birds, and plants. I believe our surrounding environment holds a treasure trove of symbolic and decorative potential. Whether it be sentimental connections, cultural folklore, or passive observation, humans have fostered relationships with other species throughout history. With my work I am honoring these connections; inspiring people to embrace the beauty and diversity of the living creatures around us, and to celebrate their important role in our lives.

This series allows small creatures to proliferate in homes and bring awareness to their beauty and importance.


About Emily

Baltimore City

I am a Baltimore-based oil painter with a love for ecology, entomology, and patterns. I studied painting, illustration, and art history, at the Hartford Art School in Connecticut and graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.  I am currently working on a series of oil paintings on... more

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