Exotic Animals

Gentle Ben

Gentle Ben

20 x 20 gallery wrap acrylic In the private collection of Ben Herschlag, Oceanside, New York

Allie’s Sloth

Allie’s Sloth

16 x 20 acrylic gallery wrap sold "Allie's Sloth" was a Christmas commission for Allie by her mom, Beth. Allie fell in love with sloths as a young girl on a family vacation to Costa Rica, and after years of asking for a painting of a sloth, Beth decided it wasn't...

Elok

Elok

acrylic on canvas 20 x 24 gallery wrap sold How can anyone watch the antics of an orangutan and not smile. Having a face only a mother could love, they are among my favorite to study and photograph. Born in our Memphis zoo, Elok lived with his mother and sister until...

Mwamba

Mwamba

acrylic on canvas 30 x 40 unframed gallery wrap, sold Red is one of my favorite colors in a painting. I was once told by a teacher to be very careful when using red, your viewer will think it's an overpowering color and too much will ruin your painting. Well, that was...

Le Le

Le Le

acrylic on canvas 30 x 40 unframed gallery wrap Sold Le Le, pronounced luh luh, is our male panda that will be living at our Memphis zoo for the next ten years. I wanted to do a bright painting of Le Le in a bold red setting. I felt the black and white panda against...

Ya Ya & Le Le

Ya Ya & Le Le

oil on canvas 36 x 24 framed sold In the private collection of Catherine and Lawrence Conn of Memphis, Tennessee In 2003, and after much political negotiations, our Memphis Zoo finally received pandas Ya Ya and Le Le. On loan to us for the next ten years from China,...

Ya Ya

Ya Ya

acrylic on canvas 30 x 30 unframed gallery wrap sold

Two to Tango

Two to Tango

acrylic on canvas 24 x 36 unframed gallery wrap Sold Giraffes have a unique pattern that most people recognize immediately. Our Memphis zoo has a wonderful collection of these beautiful creatures, and they love to embrace each other in such affectionate ways. This...