This piece was inspired by the wild rabbits that emerge at dusk in the artist's yard, particularly in early spring. She was captivated by the simple beauty of the hare and wanted to capture it in a simplified style evocative of Japanese woodblock prints.

- Amy Rattner

Spring Hare

Watercolor painting on paper

Ready to frame

Signed on front

15" h x 11.5" w 
1 lbs. 0 oz.



Amy Rattner
Woodside, California

Getting to Know Amy

Amy Rattner is a Bay Area artist who paints vibrant animal portraits inspired by the American southwest. Her acrylic and watercolor paintings use strong lines, vivid colors, and symbolic patterns to convey the spiritual, mythological, and cultural significance of various animals. After receiving her BA and MA from Stanford University, she began her artistic career as a graphic designer. The vivid, stylized quality of her work today reflects her background. Amy is interested in examining the influential role that animals have played through different cultures and societies.