"Harp Seal Saint" - Michelle Waters
Artist: Michelle Waters
Title: Holy Squirrel!
Medium: Acrylic on wood
Dimensions: 9" x 6"
Bio: Michelle Waters’ art focuses on our spiritual connection with animals, and expresses concerns for the loss of the natural world. Her art has been influenced by her volunteer work in wildlife rehabilitation and cat rescue, and she donates a portion of her art proceeds to animal protection groups.
She has exhibited widely in the U.S., including Cactus Gallery in Los Angeles and Studio Gallery in San Francisco (where she’s shown since 2008 and 2010 respectively, Gristle Gallery, and other venues. Her art is in private collections in the U.S. and Europe, as well as the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, CA.
Michelle lives and paints in the redwood forest of the Santa Cruz Mountains in Northern California with her husband and rescued cats, and their neighbors the deer, owls, coyotes, bobcats, squirrels, woodpeckers, hawks, jays, lizards, frogs, opossums, skunks, raccoons, foxes and mountain lions.