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Inspired By Insects – My Artwork Published in Bookstores

Atlas Metamorphosis is included in the book Inspired By Insects: Bugs in Contemporary Art, which will be available at Barnes & Nobles locations as well as Amazon around late August!

Atglen, PA — Insects have captivated artists for centuries, as shown in their re- creations of them in gold, canvas, fabric, marble, wood, and other media. This book displays 39 contemporary artists’ insect-centric works, showing the extent to which insects fascinate twenty-first century artists and scientists. These American and international artists have many magical and discerning ways to approach their buggy subjects, which each artist explains in their own words. Nearly one million different described species of insects are known today. Now those colorful butterflies, iridescent beetles, little ladybugs, and lacy dragonflies can be with us permanently in many graceful arrangements and a variety of media!

Deeply committed to exhibiting works by established and emerging artists, E. Ashley Rooney, author of more than 50 books, believes that beauty is essential in our lives—even if it is as small as a dragonfly’s wings.

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. is a family-owned, independent publisher of high- quality books. Since 1974, Schiffer has published thousands of titles on the diverse subjects that fuel our readers’ passions. From our traditional subjects of antiques and collectibles, arts and crafts, and military history, Schiffer has expanded its catalog to publish books on contemporary art and artists; architecture and design; food and entertaining; the metaphysical, paranormal, and folklore; and pop and fringe culture, as well as books for children. Visit to explore our backlist of 5,000+ titles.

If you would like to purchase a copy of this book, have me sign it, and chip a little commission to help fund my artistic endeavors, you can preorder by emailing with the number of copies you would like, any special notes, and I will send you an invoice. Once paid and the books are in, you can pick it up at my Winter St Studio at your leisure or opt for shipping. These will make great gifts and coffee table books!

ISBN: 978-0-7643-5306-2
Size: 9 1/8″ x 8 1/8″
Illustrations: 305 color and B/W photos Pages: 176
Binding: hard cover
Price: $29.99

Shout out to Barrett Klein for getting me involved!

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