Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley makes mixed media paintings using watercolor, acrylic and gouache and also sells limited edition Giclée reproductions of her work. Her art is inspired by scientific illustration, Art Nouveau & Deco, nostalgia, kitsch, childhood experiences, Asian art, fairy tales, psychedelia and the endlessly bizarre wonders of nature. She graduated from CCA in Oakland CA with a BFA in photography and currently resides in Portland OR where she does fine art paintings, private commissions and photography. She has shown at Vermillion, Roq la Rue, the Crocker Museum, the AKC Museum of the Dog and The China Institute in Paris, France, and has been published in Subculture in the World (Shoeisha, Japan), Spectrum – The Best In Contemporary Fantastic Art (volumes 13, 15 & 19), Emaho Magazine (India), Flamingo (Reaktion Books, UK, 2015) and Studio Visit Magazine (Open Studios Press, Boston, MA). Kamala was awarded a combined Jordan Schnitzer Printmaking/Visual Arts Residency at Sitka Center for Art and Ecology and spends her free time trying to make her yard look like Hawaii.