Artist’s portrait of elephant killed by poachers brings attention to the cost of the ivory trade

February 2017

Wendy Maruyama’s wildLIFE Project continues its US tour to San Francisco this month

The San Diego, California-based artist Wendy Maruyama is bringing attention to the plight of elephants and other animals slaughtered for their tusks with her recent work, the wildLIFE Project, now traveling across the United States. Maruyama was inspired to create the wildLIFE Project after meeting with wildlife advocates—and elephants—on a trip to Kenya. Read full article by Victoria Stapley-Brown of The Art Newspaper here.



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