Original watercolor professionally matted and framed with archival materials and non-glare UV protective glass. 26 x 33" total size with frame.

 

Please Note, shipping after July 4th:

This piece is being shown at the Mutualism exhibit at the Biscayne Bay National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center from April 13rd to July 4th. It will ship the week of July 4th.

 

About the painting:

Made in 2017, this painting was inspired by my curiosity about the native mega flora around me. This series explored the many multi-faceted relationships between these plants and the fauna around them. 

 

The internet might fool you into believing that saw palmetto usefulness begins and ends as a prostate medication (seriously, try typing saw palmetto into a search bar) but the natural world has other uses! It is a keystone species supporting hundreds of creatures, including Florida black bear, the Florida panther pictured here, turkey, fox, quail, tortoises and 300 different types of insects alone. In this image, the Palmetto serves as cover for this panther and her kittehs. (I will have to make a separate painting to incorporate more species because I ran out of room) I was able to fit the monk and palmetto skipper butterflies that host on this plant, as well some bees who visit the flowers and a lady bug that joins in mostly to prey on other insects

Florida Panther and Saw Palmetto, framed original watercolor

$3,000.00Price
  • Height: 33" Width: 26" Depth: .5"