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book cover

Gwenn Seemel
Ram 2050
2014
acrylic on panel
11 x 14 inches

Growing up, first Charlotte’s Web and then Animal Farm took over my imagination. By the time I was in the seventh grade, I was writing a novel about talking animals that had everything to do with saving the world. While I never finished that book, twenty years later I had the opportunity to create this cover image for a book about precisely the same thing, only it was by Joan Roughgarden, the biologist who wrote the foreword for my book Crime Against Nature.

For more about the making of this painting and a link to Joan’s novel, check out this vlog.