The Persuasion of Penelope

Step into the mysterious world of Dan May and you'll find yourself amongst a large gathering of monsters. At first they may seem scary, but take a closer look and you'll find lonely creatures looking to find meaning in this world. The question is, are they really there? Or do they only appear when we need to reflect on our own troubled emotions and imperfections?

Dan May is an artist living in Jacksonville, Florida who spends his days (and nights) painting dreamlike environments that transcend space and time. These delightful yet haunting images are often based in personal observations of both human's and nature's relationships with each other, blended with a healthy dose of whimsy, fantasy and cautious relevance.

The Gift

Temptation of Cora

Tea for Two

Mourning Harvest

Upon the Rocks of Knowledge

The Moment Before Waking

Beauty and the Buggane

Wading Room

The Weeping Tree

When the Music Ends

When Fear Gave Way to Frolic

Dan May

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  • Good Superr
  • I am absolutely in LOVE with these! Some of my favorite I have seen so far.
  • Reminds me of Where the Wild Things Are.
  • beautiful
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