BY LENE HOLMEN
I draw animals because I love and cherish the natural world. But also increasingly to highlight some of the struggles many species go through because of just one, we humans. All animals have a right to live peacefully within their habitat.
We should adapt our way of life to prevent further loss of precious and endangered animals who cannot adapt theirs.
The story of Iver, the Ivory Gull is an exciting and moving story of one little bird's battle to find his missing grandfather, Pontus. Helped my many other arctic animals, he sets out on a dangerous journey that will take him to the most remote corners of the islands of Svalbard. Will he find Pontus, and will he be able to keep his flock safe?
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This illustrated children's book is a result of a colllaboration with the Australian author Shelly Fussell.
The story of Polly is part of a eco-awareness series about endangered Australian wildlife. It is a moving story of Polly's journey from a frightened little orphan, to fully confident and rehabilitated young flying fox.
The squirrel represents how soaring to dizzying hights is possible, regardless of your ability to fly. The squirrel shows the joy of "flight", and its contentedness with staying within its limits.
'Kismet' is the debut jazz album from Norwegian composer and vocalist Tobias Lindstad and an ensemble consiting of some of Norway's best known jazz musicians.
'Siberian Tiger in Snow'
This illustration of the extremely vulnerable Siberian Tiger was awarded 4th place and an Honorable Mention in the 4t Into the Wild Art Exhibition 2022.
The international competition received a diverse collection of quality artwork from artists all around the world, and was a perfect opportunity to raise awareness for this beautiful but highly endangered animal.
Koalas in the bushfires is an illustration the I donated to Port Macquarie Koala Hospital, in order to raise funds after the devestating bushfires in Australia.
As a licensed wildlife rehabilitation facility, the Koala Hospital is edicated to rescuing and rehabilitating koalas and conserving and restoring their natural habitats.
Sleeping Fox & Rabbit is one of the many commissions that I have done over the years. Whether you are an organisation, a business or an individual, you can get in touch with me to discuss your idea, I will be more than happy to hear from you!