Recent Paintings

We were invited to create a self portrait for our final assignment in my painting class. This was my response: Self Portrait as Simona Kossak.

The source image for this painting is a photograph of SK with her resident boar. You can read more about this amazing woman at

This self portrait is the first oil painting in my Errant Animals series. The next is a work in progress based on the story and image of this “wayward” llama in Seattle: Llama Drama in King County.