Piece description from the artist
This demure bovine was inspired by both Leonardo Da Vinci and Phoenix artist Paul Wilson. Mona Lisa is a beautiful culture beast so I have accentuated her animal characteristics accompanied with the lighthearted humor of Phoenix artist Paul Wilson.
Rachel Goede is from Omaha, Nebraska, where she started drawing with pens when she was only one year old.
During high school, she started to paint and went to study in Italy as an exchange student. When Rachel came back to the United States, she attended Arizona State University, where she graduated with a degree in Italian and painting in 2008. Today, Rachel is a full-time mom, a full-time marketer, a full-time artist, and a part-time day-dreamer.
She currently works as a gallery attendant in Scottsdale, Arizona where she can be surrounded by art on a daily basis.