“Dryad” is 24×30 oil on cradle board painted in 2017. Priced at $1150.
Dryads are Greek tree spirits whos life are connected to the tree they care for. If the tree is destroyed by humans, the gods will dole out terrible punishment to the offenders. Dryads are specifically the nymphs of oak trees, though the term has come to be used for all tree nymphs in general.