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Artist Bio:

From as long as I can remember, I've always loved to inspire my peers through art, whether it was selling arts and crafts at my 5th grade lemonade stand or designing and selling shirts for charities in high school. I started painting a little over 2 years ago and it's been an amazing creative outlet. Most of my paintings are aquatic themed, due to my southern Californian roots! By day, I work as a brand designer and by night, I see where my art takes me!

Charity Bio:

WildAid's mission is to end the illegal wildlife trade by working to reduce the demand for illegal wildlife products and promoting energy conservation with global public awareness campaigns. WildAid also strives to create model field conservation programs and to strengthen marine protected areas around the world." When I was in high school, I volunteered at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific, where I learned more about marine life and fell in love with sharks. Sharks are widely misunderstood and illegally fished year round. Raising awareness about how vital they are to the ecosystem is incredibly important to me and to maintain our Earth's beautiful waters.