Honor an animal close to your heart with a commissioned portrait.

Memorialize your beloved pet, honor your own wild animal spirit guide, or give a one-of-a-kind gift to the animal lover in your life.

My dog Gracie meant the world to me and, after she was gone, I wanted some special way to remember her.
I thought of Julia, knowing what a wonderful artist she is. Julia is very kind, patiently understanding of animal lovers, and a pleasure to work with, so it came as no surprise to be thrilled with the finished result. What I clearly remember, however, was sighing when I saw it: there was the Gracie I knew and loved. Julia had captured her spirit and magic perfectly. -Frances Harte, Putney, Vermont


I am happy to work with you and your budget. Here are some common sizes and prices. Please contact me to talk over your options!

8" x 8" - $400

12" x 12" - $800

16" x 20" = $1200 



Commissioned Portraits are created exclusively on Ampersand™ Gessobord archival panels. Ampersand™ uses high density hardboard made from US-grown renewable and FSC Certified Aspen wood fibers. These gorgeous conservator-quality surfaces are framed in a 1.5" cradle, making them eco-friendly and ready to hang. 

Each commission is unique! Let's talk it over.

contact me with your ideas using the form below

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Production times will vary based on size and complexity and may take several weeks to complete and dry sufficiently for shipping.