I was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Paterson, NJ. Today I'm a self-taught artist based in Northern New Jersey, just minutes away from NYC. I've always thought of myself as a #JillOfAllTrades, I thought that with time I would find that ONE thing to which I'd dedicate my life. That thing was found, only it wasn't necessarily a trade. I uncovered a passion within to help save furry little lives, to give voice to the voiceless. I never had pets growing up, so the first time I walked into a shelter and adopted my first kitten, it was life changing. For the past decade I've been a Rescue Volunteer and became an official Rescue Photographer a few years ago. I paint, illustrate, sew, craft and create all sorts of goodies to raise funds for animal welfare charities. I am a child of the 80s, raised in the 90s, but with a very oooold soul like my taste in music will tell you - everything from Vivaldi to the Rat Pack to Biggie. My art reflects every aspect of my life - my childhood, teens and my current "adult" years, all with a feline twist. My partner in crime/husband is also an artist. He was born in Japan and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Our very diverse backgrounds, cultures and styles inspire our creations. Our mission in life is to help support all like minded individuals and organizations who dedicate their lives to saving lives. I am thankful that today I can combine both of my passions, Art & Cats, and have it make a difference. We create feline inspired art for a purpose. A percentage of all sales go to animal welfare charities. The Lucky Neko was founded in 2016 to Save Cats Through Art.
Cat Dad, Photography Assistant, Art Director, Content Contributor
Gentle Giant, Bathroom monitor, Aggressive napper
Office manager, Paper Pusher (literally), Plant Stylist
The Baby. Mischief. Mischief. Mischief.
7.14.2012 - 7.28.2018
Forever in our hearts