…keep it light…

Mouse – Deborah Ross, artist

From the artist’s site:

NYC Artist Deborah Ross has a mission – to alert the world to the diminishing wildlife and forests via art and publications. She started her career as a freelance artist for the New York Times and the New Yorker in the ’80s. Now she is one of America’s leading wildlife artists whose work has appeared in zoos, botanical gardens, and aquariums across the United States. Ms. Ross has been published in newspapers, magazines, and books. She travels to Madagascar, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda to study and draw portraits of the people, animals and landscapes. Her art can currently be seen in a series of six children’s books about Madagascar’s endangered lemurs distributed In the USA, UK, Asia, and Africa.