Hi! I'm a taxidermist.
To me, Nature is God. Without it, we simply would not exist. Conserving the world’s natural spaces and the creatures that live there is paramount to the survival of humans as a species, and I have therefore dedicated my life to studying environmentalism in order to help people co-exist more successfully and sustainably with the natural world.

All natural materials I use in my creations are either sourced from roadkill, Fish and Game, secondhand sources such as fellow artists and estate sales, or are antique. In this way, I'm ensuring that no animals were needlessly killed for the sake of the artwork I produce. I fully believe that no part of any creature should go to waste if a purpose can be found for it, but I do NOT support trophy hunters or overseas fur farms by buying 'byproducts' like bones, skulls, or claws directly from them. The only exception I make for this rule is for parts from animals legally culled for population control programs approved by Fish and Wildlife.

As a photographer and wildlife enthusiast, I've been involved with many fantastic organizations such as Images4Life and Wild Tiger, as well as the Sierra Club and many smaller, local groups.
I've been published, interviewed, and even featured on Rainn Wilson (Dwight from “The Office”)'s personal networking website, SoulPancake.com.

I’ve also been blessed with the opportunity to visit many of the world’s most amazing wild places, like Komodo Island, Bali, Lombok, Malaysia, and the Cayman Islands, and have even documented entirely new species previously unknown to science.

Other interests include: Wilderness survival, primitive skills, backpacking, fishing, kayaking, boffing, airsoft, snowboarding, meandering around town, and caving.

 

  1. lasca03 reblogged this from live-your-life-m
  2. live-your-life-m reblogged this from naturepunk
  3. spiderlimbed-and-restless reblogged this from naturepunk
  4. dancingfaun reblogged this from naturepunk
  5. corvis-vulpes-lupus reblogged this from deadfurriez
  6. milk-shake-com-ameixa reblogged this from naturepunk
  7. wheryouat reblogged this from prometheanreach
  8. 1earup reblogged this from spookypossum
  9. cakebearr reblogged this from spookypossum
  10. spookypossum reblogged this from ahistoryofwolfcraft
  11. nightbepeace reblogged this from observedintoexistence
  12. deadtreesbadnewspapers reblogged this from observedintoexistence
  13. observedintoexistence reblogged this from prometheanreach
  14. treewatah reblogged this from alwaysonmyway
  15. ceremoniials reblogged this from fairytales-and-campfires
  16. lastpolarbear reblogged this from fairytales-and-campfires
  17. cdxx00042 reblogged this from fairytales-and-campfires
  18. dalektic reblogged this from longwhite
  19. longwhite reblogged this from defeat--the--low
  20. adventure-often reblogged this from witnessthefoxes
  21. witnessthefoxes reblogged this from lesbohontas
  22. frailasfuck reblogged this from fairytales-and-campfires
  23. fairytales-and-campfires reblogged this from vampyrumspectrum
  24. jenamarae reblogged this from lesbohontas
  25. s0rryf0rbreathing reblogged this from lesbohontas
  26. dominiqtrix reblogged this from lesbohontas
  27. itriedtofly reblogged this from lesbohontas
  28. lesbohontas reblogged this from contagiousdisease
  29. illsaymeow reblogged this from naturepunk
  30. gingerspiceandeverythingnice reblogged this from ahistoryofwolfcraft
  31. naturepunk posted this