Frequently Asked Questions

Why Bats?

Bats, raccoons, opossums, and more outcast animals are at the heart of my paintings. Although my family is super close, I was a bit of black sheep growing up. My affinity for the underdog began early on as I was subject of being called “weird” and shun for my oddball behavior. My love for bats is linked to taking care of the rejected animals at my father’s veterinary practice. As an outcast myself I quickly developed a connection to misunderstood animals.

Why Donuts?

Donuts are the ultimate symbol of fun. I freaking love donuts. Always have. My dad used to keep some sweet sixteen powdered donuts out as his veterinary clinic. I would sneak a couple during breaks. The donuts, pizza, vinyl records, etc. that are common in my paintings are all party favors from my childhood that exude positivity, acceptance, and partying. I use these items to foster inclusion and understanding. All to put a positive spin on oft misunderstood and even vilified beings such as mentioned above.

Do you offer installment payment plans?

I gladly accept installment payment plans for all original paintings. I am super flexible about payment plans because I want my work to be affordable and so it’s easy for you to have more art in your life!  Payment plans can be set for the same amount per month, as low as $50 per month, although I recommend about $100 a month for larger paintings if that’s manageable. We can also flex the payment amounts, if that helps. There’s no interest, but the payments are non-refundable. Payments are made by PayPal, Venmo, or check on the same day each month–I can ping a reminder if that’s helpful. Once paid in full, I ship the painting to you! If something happens and you can’t finish payments, I’ll work with you and we will figure out a plan.

Do you accept commissioned projects?

Along with my studio paintings and mural work, from time to time I open up my schedule to accept commission projects. Commissions are a wonderful way for you and I to work together on a personalized painting to suit your unique needs.

You can find out more about the commission process right here!

Do you have a newsletter subscription form?

You can sign up for my super fun emails right here. I tell fun stories about growing up with a father as a veterinarian and a creative mom. You’ll receive access to fun Zoom backgrounds,  behind-the-scenes sneak peeks at my studio and paintings in progress, 1st dibs to purchase fresh paintings, plus a download link to a never-before-released video and song of the creation of one of my paintings, “Weird All In This Together”

What’s your favorite Miami Vice episode?

This is tough one. But It’s a close call but my top favorites are “Evan”, “Hit List”, and “Bushido”.

How do I place an order?

You can acquire an original directly from me right here!

How long does it take to process the order?

Once an order for a painting has been processed I received a notification immediately. I process and ship within 3 days of receiving the order. Commission paintings take about 6-8 weeks to complete and ship depending on workload.

How long does shipping take?

Shipping usually takes 3-5 days within the US. Outside the US depends on the recipients country. Usually 2-3 weeks.

What shipping services are available?

Small size paintings are shipped USPS priority. Medium size paintings are shipped wrapped in glassine paper and bubble wrapped with corner protectors in custom cardboard boxes. Larger paintings are shipped in custom built crates via UPS ground. All are shipped fully insured.

How long have you been painting?

Ever since the smell and feel of finger-paint hit my tiny hands at the age of 4 I have been making art. I attended various art schools and received my B.F.A. from San Francisco Art Institute in 1999. I have been painting professionally ever since.

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