Penguins, Dolphins and Seabirds
paintings from my three children’s books
Opening and short talk followed by a book signing
When: November 3rd 2011, 7-9 pm
(show will be up fromNovember through January)
Where: The Bone Room,
1569 Solano Ave.
Albany, CA 94707
My latest children’s book, Far from Shore: Chronicles of an Open Ocean Voyage, was released in June.
It was a long time in the making and at times I wondered if I would ever finish it. But it was also thoroughly enjoyable to make an excuse for myself to paint and write about all those fantastic creatures found in the Eastern Tropical Pacific, a part of the ocean I have come to love.
I hope all the positive press helps the book reach a wider audience and become the inspiration for our future marine and wildlife biologists.
The recent events, the devastating earthquake in Japan and the resulting tsunami, have me thinking about the fragility of low lying islands, particularly those in Hawaii and the Central Pacific. Last fall I spent four and a half months on the NOAA RV McArthur II working for the South West Fisheries Science Center in La Jolla CA censusing seabirds and marine mammals in the US EEZ (200 miles) around the Hawaiian Islands. In late November 2010 we passed by Laysan and Midway (unfortunately due to delays from storms we were unable to land on the latter). The albatross had recently arrived and were busy displaying, setting
It’s cold and wet here so I have been thinking of the tropics. I thought I’d share some pictures of