The Leopard Moth is a rather large moth, with gorgeous white wings dotted with black spots. I loved pairing it with a slightly distressed black and white polka dot patterned paper. The moth is painted directly onto the paper, with a delicate shadow to suggest the three dimensionality of the insect, as if it was about to crawl off the paper. 

- Dana Aldis

Leopard Moth

Acrylic painting on paper

Ready to frame

Signed on front and back

6" h x 6" w 
0 lbs. 0 oz.



Dana Aldis
Gallup, New Mexico

Getting to Know Dana

“I am, what one model once quipped, an overly educated artist,” jokes artist Dana Aldis. Her creative practice is grounded in a strong foundation in academic arts. Dana’s training is apparent in the very fine execution of detail seen in her work, plus her consideration of subject matter. “I pay attention to the implied symbolism in the imagery I choose,” Dana says. Moths, which are featured in her “30 September Moths” series, hold symbolic meaning across multiple cultures. Each moth is rendered against a delicately painted background. Dana draws inspiration for her patterns from art books and fabric shops.