Piece description from the artist
This illustration was made for a children's book: Splash and Crinkle.
It is a story about a dragonfly and a snapping turtle who meet in a kettle pond on Cape Cod and their adventures beyond.
The illustrations are based on memories of magical childhood summers in Wellfleet, Cape Cod.
Rick Fox lives in Kittery, Maine, and is represented by Gallery NAGA, Boston.
Recent exhibitions include: Gallery NAGA, Boston / Field Projects Gallery, NYC / Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh UK / CICA MUSEUM, Gyeonggi-do, Korea / Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire / Prince Street Gallery, NYC and the Grunewald Gallery of Art, Indiana University. Twice a recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Grant (Montreal), Rick also received a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts and the William James Association to administer and teach a painting and drawing program at the Federal Prison, FMC Devens. During the summer of 2015 he participated in the Heliker-Lahotan Foundation painting residency on Cranberry Island, ME, and he has been invited to the PLAYA residency in Oregon for the month of February, 2018.
Rick has been teaching painting and drawing full-time at the University of New Hampshire since 2010.