Recently, I came across the work of Dan May and was instantly hooked! Born and raised in the suburbs of Rochester, New York, May has a BFA in illustration from Syracuse University.
Inspired by the world we live in, his personal experiences and thoughts, his wife Kendal, and feisty bird Jax, May’s dreamlike paintings are whimsical and haunting at the same time. His characters seem melancholy or just pensive in their natural settings – perhaps a commentary on the complex relationship between humans and nature.
May’s artwork has been featured in numerous publications (Wired, LA CityBeat, OUT Magazine, to name a few), and has been shown in galleries across the US and abroad. Dan currently lives and works in Jacksonville, Florida.
For more information, visit Dan-May.com.